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Manufacturers making progress with diesel-powered airplane engines
September 13, 2014 // The Wichita Eagle

When it comes to the next big thing for general aviation airplanes, aviation experts are looking toward diesel engines that run on jet fuel. Several major aircraft and engine makers have announced the development of diesel engines suited for aircraft, . . .  read more

National Biodiesel Board wins bid for USDA grant funding
September 10, 2014 // Biodiesel Magazine

This is the third time the Biodiesel Fuel Education Program, with funding available from the Farm Bill, has been open to applicants, and the third time NBB received a significant portion of the grant. Federal funding is an important component of the bi. . .  read more

Case Study: Yanmar diesel engine powering heavy duty agriculture
September 10, 2014 // Ferret (Australia)

Steve Barbeler, a cane farmer just outside of Mackay in far north Queensland continues to be impressed with the powerhouse performance of his Yanmar 3TNV82 diesel engine even after four years. Having owned and operated the Yanmar 3TNV82 diesel engine f. . .  read more

Diesel is no longer a dirty word
September 10, 2014 // The Portland Tribune

Times have changed, with the newest diesel models offering impressive performance, a driving experience nearly as quiet as gasoline-powered cars and emissions that easily meet today‚Äôs stringent standards. Add to that fuel economy that can exceed even t. . .  read more

Diesel improvements hit cost appeal of electric vans
September 9, 2014 // Fleet Van (United Kingdom)

Improvements in diesel engine efficiency in commercial vehicles could make the economic case for running electric vans even more difficult, says a major manufacturer. Steve Bridge, managing director of Mercedes-Benz Vans, believes the technology used i. . .  read more