Ezra Finkin, director of policy and external relations for the Diesel Technology Forum: "We are excited to see diesel-powered passenger vehicles hit about 3% of state registrations," he said, as people look for improved fuel economy, and predicts that nu. . .
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that America could save up to 1.4 million barrels of oil per day – an amount equivalent to the oil we currently import from Saudi Arabia – if one-third of U.S. cars, pickup trucks and SUVs were diesel-pow. . .
According to the Diesel Technology Forum, diesel car registrations are up 30 percent since 2010, while overall vehicle sales only increased by 3.6 percent during the same period. Along with strong sales of diesel cars and SUVs, diesel pickups continue to . . .
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. . .
“Diesel will play an important part in the future of transport because there is no doubt that it fuels the most efficient internal combustion engines," said Audi board member and technical development chief Dr Ulrich Hackenberg. “Compared with our firs. . .