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Clean Trucks Like The Tesla Semi Are More Important Than Ever

May 9th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Clean trucks such as the Tesla Semi are needed now more than ever. According to Popular Mechanics, in 2016, there were at least 2.8 million semi trucks registered in the US. Paul Billings from the American Lung Association told The New York Times, "Trucks remain a major source of pollution that creates smog, and smog is linked with coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and can cause asthma and premature death."

ACEA Calling For Action Against Aftermarket Emissions Controls Manipulation (AdBlue Killers, Etc.)

February 27th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Following the release of findings estimating that around 20% of all lorries operating in Eastern Europe are outfitted with "AdBlue Killers" — aftermarket devices allowing for operators to by-pass or disable AdBlue NOx reduction systems — the Brussels-based trade association known as the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for strong action to deal with the problem

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