California regulators have issued a proposal focused at lowering particulate matter emissions for new trucks built beginning in 2024, but federal regulators are still working to craft a separate nationwide low-NOx and PM proposal scheduled to take effect in 2027. Additionally, California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staff hope to synchronize their regulations.
COMOTO an afternarket parts supplier that operates under the RevZilla, Cycle Gear, J&P Cycles brands has settled a dispute with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the alleged selling of non-exempted add-on or modified parts in California.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff are in the process of developing new regulations to further reduce emissions from transport refrigeration units (TRU) and TRU generator sets in California.
Owners of older cars and light trucks in California have long known that smog certification is required every other year as a condition of vehicle registration. No certification, no registration. It’s been that way since 1984. Big rigs, unlike passenger vehicles, don’t have to pass state smog checks. Diesel trucks spew the major portion of oxides of nitrogen and diesel particulate matter into California’s air.