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Companies join the Diesel Technology Forum to promote diesel engines, fuels, and technology as solutions for addressing national priorities.

For more information on becoming a Diesel Technology Forum member company, including a membership application and a current dues schedule, e-mail membership@dieselforum.org.

Why Join the Diesel Technology Forum?

A growing market for diesel cars, trucks, engines, equipment and fuels is critical to your company's success. A positive media environment and favorable public opinion can reinforce the value of a technology and enable winning public policies. Companies join the Forum because they want to aggressively promote diesel engines, fuels and technology as valuable product and technology solutions for addressing key national priorities.

View this short video to learn more about the Diesel Technology Forum and how your company can join the Forum as it celebrates its 10th year as the leading advocate for clean diesel technology. 

What does DTF do?

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We promote the value and benefits of all aspects of diesel engines, fuels technology and equipment to policymakers, opinion leaders and the media. An extensive policymaker education and outreach campaign positions DTF and its members at the forefront in helping to expand governmental acceptance and the market for diesel technology. At the heart of DTF's work is an aggressive communications and media relations campaign focusing on tradtional print and broadcast media as well as a growing social media effort. Ten years of building extensive and beneficial relationships with key policymaker and NGO groups today positions the Forum and its members as key players in energy, climate and environmental policy discussions. Direct engagement with environmental organizations and regional stakeholder groups gives us unmatched credibility and opportunities to partner together.

Click here for more information on DTF's diverse membership of OEMs, suppliers, fuel refiners and device manufacturers who are leading the fight for clean diesel.

Why does DTF matter to my company?

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A growing market for diesel cars, trucks, engines, equipment and fuels is critical to your company's success. A positive media environment and favorable public opinion can reinforce the value of a technology and enable winning public policies. Companies join the Forum because they want to aggressively promote diesel engines, fuels and technology as valuable product and technology solutions for addressing key national priorities.

  • Preserve and Enhance the Image of Diesel: Manufacturers, suppliers and fuel refiners, and marketers involved in the diesel business all benefit directly from the work of DTF through our Meet Clean Diesel efforts enhancing the diesel image as demonstrated through more positive media coverage and public opinion.
  • Leverage Investments: Your investment is leveraged with that of other supporters and magnified in its effect, turning relatively small investments into a larger, more powerful and effective program.
  • Supplement Marketing and Communications Efforts: Promoting corporate brand and products as part of DTF can help uniquely position your company in front of key policymaker and media audiences. Being featured on www.dieselforum.org can provide more views and clicks for your products and company.
  • Customized Support and Partnerships: Depending on membership level, DTF will work with members to support diesel products and technologies - providing displays and staff support, speakers and access at product launches, company events and other venues, consistent with the overall DTF Mission.

Who in my company should be involved in DTF?

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A wide range of member company representatives are involved in DTF including Washington representatives, state government affairs managers, public policy experts, directors of communication, public affairs and marketing, technical engineering and corporate managers. Most companies have more than one person involved in DTF activities. Industry sectors represented include light-duty vehicle OEMs, heavy-duty truck, engine and off-road and farm equipment makers, fuel refiners, renewable fuel companies, Tier I & II suppliers, emissions control and retrofit technology manufacturers, petroleum associations and diesel repair organizations. DTF meetings are held by conference call, web, and in person.

Download the Membership Brochure here.

View and download the 2012 Annual Report here.

View and download the 2011 Annual Report here.

Ready to join?  Email membership@dieselforum.org for a membership application and a current dues schedule.

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