California Judge Backs Mandate for Removal of Smog Defeat Devices from Diesel Trucks

NULL

Background
CARB agreed in 2004 to a plan for indus­try to vol­un­tar­i­ly reach 35% com­pli­ance by Nov 2004 and 100% by 2008
Only 18% of Cal­i­for­nia-licensed vehi­cles had upgrad­ed by Nov 2004
Cal­i­for­nia Air Resources Board (CARB)