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Topic - Lakowski
California rang in the New Year by placing truck engines, trailers, tires and even entire vehicles on its environmental out list — requiring motor carriers to spend tens of thousands of dollars on new equipment that may never meet the state's ambitious objectives.
But, he said, conducting expensive experiments is exactly what Canada had to do to prepare for California's new regulations.
In the United States, he explained, tires are required to be rated on emissions as well as performance under certain road conditions.