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New California laws further tighten state’s emissions standards for trucks

By September 25, 2019April 30th, 2020No Comments

Two bills signed into law last week by California Gov. Gavin Newsom will further crack down on heavy-duty diesel trucks in the state. One law establishes “smog checks” for trucks to register and/or operate in the state, while the other is designed to accelerate the move away from diesel-powered trucks to zero emissions vehicles — with the latter pressing the state to phase-out diesel-powered trucks by 2050.