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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’s 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

Daimler celebrates major milestone
August 22, 2014 // Truck News

CLEVELAND, N.C. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) celebrated a milestone today when it marked the production of its 3,000,000th vehicle in North America. “Daimler Trucks North America is committed to pacing the industry in terms of engineering and . . .  read more

Truck makers, operators ask NHTSA to consider ‘real world’ in setting efficiency standards
August 20, 2014 // Commercial Carrier Journal

Cummins also calls for “fuel neutral” standards, which have had an impact in the markets for smaller engines. “The Phase I rule adds to the cost of diesels with more stringent standards versus gasoline,” Cummins says. “Should Phase II continue or grow . . .  read more

Best "Green" vehicles named
August 14, 2014 // Portland Tribune

Members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association named the 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI as the Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year. The new Golf features a revised version of VW’s highly regarded turbodiesel engine with exceptional mileage and refined dr. . .  read more

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