CHICAGO – The Environmental Protection Agency reportedly is examining allegations that some makers of Class #8 truck diesel engines are violating a requirement barring over-promoting last-minute sales of current-technology engines in advance of the Oct 1 deadline for new, more-costly emissions-controlled heavy-duty diesel engines. Based on EPA data released in January, the new diesel engines for delivery after Oct. 1 will cost $4,000 to $5,000 more than current engines (priced at about ...

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