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In the News: HDT Podcast: The Future of Fuel Economy

Robb Janak, Jacobs' director of new technology, spoke with Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine's Jim Park to discuss the upcoming 2024 and 2027 greenhouse gas reduction targets. In Season 3, Episode 2 of the HDT podcast, Jim, Robb, and other guests discuss The Future of Fuel Economy.

Jacobs Vehicle Systems Supports CARB’s Latest Guidelines For Heavy Truck Emissions

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Officials at Jacobs Vehicle Systems have reviewed and support the recently proposed emission reduction strategies by the California Air Resources Board to further limit smog-forming nitrogen oxide and particulate emissions from diesel-powered heavy trucks. The projected emission rule will require that new trucks still using fossil fuels have the most effective emission-control technologies currently available.

In the News: Compression Release Brakes Aren't Just for Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks

"When you think of compression release brakes, or 'Jake Brakes,' heavy-duty diesels probably come to mind. But today, this same technology and all of its safety, fuel economy and maintenance benefits is also starting to become available in medium-duty engines." - David Sickels, Associate Editor of Tire Review and Fleet Equipment magazines

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World Congress on Internal Combustion Engines

Join the Jacobs team at the second World Congress on Internal Combustion Engines April 21-24 in Jinan, Shandong at the Shungeng International Convention and Exhibition Center.  The show is centered around Green, High Efficiency, Intelligence, and Reliable.  At the show, you can find us at Booth 338 and discover the latest engine braking and emissions solutions that Jacobs has to offer.  

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