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Diesel still projected to average less than $3 in 2015
February 19, 2015 // Overdrive Online

Despite the apparent end of the six-month diesel price plummet, the Department of Energy projects the price of diesel to remain near its current price throughout 2015, according to the latest Short Term Energy Outlook. In the January issue of its STEO . . .  read more

Malloy's Transportation Plan Includes Upgrades, Longer Busway
February 18, 2015 // The Hartford Courant (CT)

When the Hartford line commuter service from New Haven to Hartford to Springfield begins in late 2016, for instance, it will be using secondhand diesel locomotives and passenger cars from Shore Line East. Connecticut's existing capital plan doesn't includ. . .  read more

SMART trains will come to the North Bay next month
February 18, 2015 // Marin Independent Journal (CA)

Last week, the first of SMART’s seven green-and-silver trains left the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colorado, where it underwent months of testing on everything from its diesel engines and brakes to its air conditioner and seats. From there. . .  read more

Who Needs a Hybrid When There's a Diesel Jetta?
February 18, 2015 // Associated Press

Tthe 2015 Jetta TDI with new, turbocharged, diesel four cylinder can, in real world driving, rival the 50-miles-per-gallon average fuel economy rating that the federal government gives the gasoline-electric hybrid 2015 Toyota Prius. The test 2015 Jetta. . .  read more

20 Pittsburgh Public Works Trucks to Be Outfitted for Bio Diesel
February 17, 2015 // WESA (Pittsburgh Public Radio)

Sustainability manager Grant Ervin said the city is teaming up with Homewood-based Optimus Technologies on the project aimed at reducing costs and emissions. He said the technology allows drivers to monitor fuel consumption via a dashboard module, and . . .  read more