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August 2014

The Learning Starts Before School: How School Buses Teach Lessons in Math, Science and Economics
August 27, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Even before its final stop at the schoolyard, the school bus – and the clean diesel engine that powers most buses today – offers some important and real-world valuable lessons. From mathematics, science and chemistry to economics, it’s a whole new world o. . .  read more

Biodiesel Growth Complements Clean Diesel Trend
August 20, 2014 // National Biodiesel Board

So even a five percent blend of biodiesel delivers real results. Last year's record biodiesel production, for example, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 17.2 million metric tons in 2014 - the equivalent of removing 3.6 million vehicles from our roads!  read more

Clean Diesel and Diesel Electric Hybrids Add Green Cred and Street Cred to the Daily Commute
August 20, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

With public transit ridership at its highest levels in 57 years, it's clear that commuters rely on the green credentials of simply taking the bus.  read more

Convergence Across the Pond: Clean and Efficient
August 14, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

That wasn’t the first and won’t be the last difference in policy approaches for vehicle and fuels between the U.S. and Europe. But it does feel like a convergence where both fuel efficiency and low emissions are the tickets to the future; and clean diesel. . .  read more

Diesel Engines Emerging As New Technology For Future of General Aviation Aircraft
August 12, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – With several major aircraft and engine manufacturers recently announcing the development of new diesel aircraft engines, the general aviation industry in the United States appears to be entering a new diesel evolution phase, said Allen . . .  read more

July 2014

Diesel Technology Forum Statement on “Rolling Coal”: “For the last decade the industry has invested billions of dollars to produce diesel engines that today are near-zero in emissions. That’s why they’re called clean diesel.”
July 17, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

“The diesel industry is extremely disappointed that a small segment of diesel pick-up truck owners have chosen to tamper with the emissions and engine control systems to over-fuel the engine so as to deliberately produce black smoke emissions. For the las. . .  read more

U.S. Clean Diesel Car Sales Increase 25% in 2014; Overall U.S. Car Market is Up 4%
July 9, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – U.S. clean diesel car sales have increased 25 percent during the first six months of 2014 while the overall U.S. car market has increased by 4.2 percent, according to data compiled by Hybrid and Baum and Associates. The 2014. . .  read more

New Technology Clean Diesel Trucks With Near Zero Emissions Now Make Up 33% of All Trucks on U.S. Highways
July 2, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – More than one-third of all medium and heavy duty commercial trucks registered in the United States – 2.9 million of 8.8 million trucks - are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines, according to new data compiled by HIS . . .  read more

June 2014

California, Texas & Florida Lead U.S. in High-Mileage Diesel & Hybrid Passenger Vehicles
June 4, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – California, Texas and Florida lead the U.S. with the most registrations of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid passenger vehicles according to a new analysis and data released today by the Diesel Technology Forum. The analysis is . . .  read more

Media Advisory: Which States Have The Most-High Mileage Cars? New Data on U.S. Clean Diesel and Hybrid Car & Pickup Truck Markets To Be Focus of Online Press Conference on Wednesday
June 2, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – New registration data for the clean diesel and hybrid automobile and pickup trucks including breakdowns of the Top 10 states for total registrations and fastest growth trends will be the focus of a Wednesday online press conference by t. . .  read more

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