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Green, Safe and Connected Trucks to Find Widespread Acceptance
April 17, 2014 // TruckingInfo.Com

Diesel is expected to dominate the global medium-heavy truck market, according to the report, with 97% of units that will be sold in 2014 are expected to run on diesel. This is leading to truck original equipment manufacturers in developed and developing . . .  read more

Cruze named best diesel car
April 17, 2014 // The Vindicator (Youngstown, OH)

A year after the first 2014 Cruze Diesels began rolling off the lines, readers of The Diesel Driver magazine have named the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel best diesel car of the year. “The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, with a market-leading 46 mpg highway [5.11. . .  read more

Welcome To Cummins, U.S.A.
April 16, 2014 // Forbes

A tinkerer, Clessie Cummins was among the first to see the commercial potential of an unproved engine technology invented two decades earlier by Rudolf Diesel, and in 1929 he created America’s first diesel-powered automobile– a used Packard limo he’d adap. . .  read more

300 mpg Diesel-Electric Hybrid Unveiled by Volkswagen
April 16, 2014 // Oil Price.com

The star of this week’s Qatar motor show will undoubtedly be Volkswagen’s “one-liter car,” the diesel hybrid XL1, which is able to achieve more than 300 mpg. The $60,000 XL1 is powered by an 800cc, two-cylinder turbodiesel powerplant (half a BlueMotion. . .  read more

EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites
April 14, 2014 // The Los Angeles Times

Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. Carbon dioxide released by the c. . .  read more