Sunday, May 23, 2010

CAFÉ Standards For Big Rigs May Hit Construction In 2014

President Obama announced last week that USEPA is going to expand the motor vehicle emission standards to include large trucks, including 18 wheel dump trucks widely in use by construction businesses. After they go into effect in 2014, the truck standards will undoubtedly result in significant price increases for new dump trucks you are planning to add to your fleet. The construction industry, so recently prized as the engine of economic stimulus legislation, is taking yet another 2x4 to the back of the head on this one.
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