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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

Fleets Opt For New Diesel Vehicles
August 13, 2014 // Business Fleet

Faced with tightening corporate average fuel economy standards in the U.S., automakers have turned to a new generation of cleaner burning diesel passenger cars and SUVs to help them meet the new regulations. “There will be more diesels in the U.S. in t. . .  read more

Mercedes-Benz to use new steel pistons in V6 diesel of E 350 BlueTEC
August 11, 2014 // Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz will replace conventional aluminum pistons with a new generation of steel pistons in the V6 diesel engine of the E 350 BlueTEC in September. Combined with the innovative NANOSLIDE (earlier post) cylinder bore coating technology and the al. . .  read more

Finally, America Has Good Reason to Love Diesel
July 29, 2014 // Web2Carz.com

According to a press release from Diesel Technology Forum, U.S. sales of diesel vehicles have been on the rise for a long time now. Just this year alone, diesel sales are up 25 percent, whereas the entire car market has risen just four percent. In the las. . .  read more

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