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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

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics like college athletes and now they have a waiting list
September 8, 2014 // Equipment World

Recruiting diesel technology students hasn’t been a challenge for Washburn Institute of Technology, based in Topeka, Kansas. “If I could get a bigger space, I could get 100 students,” said Clark Coco, Washburn. A former college basketball coach, Coco c. . .  read more

Slow Going for Natural-Gas Powered Trucks
August 27, 2014 // The Wall Street Journal

In the midst of the strongest market for commercial trucks in eight years, North American sales of natural-gas-powered haulers are just crawling along. Higher purchase prices compared with diesel trucks, improved diesel fuel economy and continued scarcity. . .  read more

Euro 6 Made Simple (BOSCH Video)
August 27, 2014 // Automotive Business Review

Euro 6 is a European Union regulation that sets emission standards for vehicles. “Euro 6 will make diesel cars as clean as gasoline cars,” says Dr. Rolf Bulander, the member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH responsible for powertrain tec. . .  read more

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According to new @UMTRI survey on views of hybrids while only 1% of non-hybrid owners have diesels, 5% considering diesels for the future.
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