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  • Press Release | 09/22/16

    Clean Diesel Technology Showcased At SEJ Annual Conference

    Several hundred reporters at the Society of Environmental Journalists Conference this week are seeing advanced near-zero emission technology.

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  • Recent News | 09/22/16

    Ports Can Cut Diesel-Engine Emissions with Updated Equipment

    According to the EPA, the nation's ports can reduce diesel-engine emissions by replacing old equipment.…

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  • Past Event

    SEJ's 26th Annual Conference

    DTF will host a Learning Center as a unique hands on experience for attendees to see various examples of clean diesel technology.

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  • Recent News | 09/19/16

    California's Zero Emissions Vehicle Dreams

    According to Diesel Technology Forum studies, California’s truck fleet today ranks 48th on a percentage basis of newer trucks on the road.…

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  • Recent News | 09/19/16

    Power Cuts In Malawi Send Authorities Panicking

    Diesel generators to the rescue as Malawi is experiencing daily blackouts that negatively impact people’s lives & business operations.…

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  • Press Release | 09/16/16

    “Learning Center” at SEJ to Highlight Clean Diesel Technology

    The most advanced near-zero emissions diesel technology will be exhibited at the Society of Environmental Journalist’s Annual Conference.

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  • Recent News | 09/16/16

    Renewable diesel accepted for Peugeot and Citroën vehicles

    All Peugeot & Citroën passenger cars & vans with Euro 5 & 6 engines in Norway & Sweden are now approved to run on HVO-type renewable diesel.…

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  • Recent News | 09/16/16

    2018 Ford F-150: More Proof a Diesel Is Coming

    The big news is the addition of a new diesel V-6 engine half-ton pickup that offers a compression-ignition option.…

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  • Recent News | 09/16/16

    Diesel Forum to Host Exhibit on Clean Diesel, Renewable Fuel

    Most advanced near-zero emissions diesel technology to be exhibited at the Society of Environmental Journalists Conference in Sacramento.…

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  • Policy Insider | 09/15/16

    One Year After the VW Emissions Confession and the Diesel Market Is _______?

    The VW issue hammered home the fact that many consumers never lost faith in diesel, despite the unfortunate decision made by one manufacturer.

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  • RT @ENERGY: Take a sneak peek at the tech that makes this @VolvoTrucksNA #SuperTruck so efficient ➡ https://t.co/kaaLIIZNvV https://t.co/jt…

    Diesel Technology Forum Via Twitter

    @DieselTechForum 09/14/16

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  • Recent News | 09/14/16

    Sky's the limit on Navy's biofuel focus

    Navy to put biofuel blends into ships in the form of marine diesel, and into helicopters and jet aircraft.…

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  • Recent News | 09/13/16

    Koch oil subsidiary ramps up Nebraska biodiesel plant

    Nebraska biodiesel plant is the Koch Industries Inc subsidiary's first commercial production of the renewable fuel made of vegetable oil.…

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  • Recent News | 09/13/16

    Volvo hits 13 mpg with SuperTruck: Exceeds freight efficiency goal

    Many of the improvements built into the newest Volvo trucks & powertrain link to the US Dept. of Energy’s $20 million SuperTruck project.…

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  • Recent News | 09/12/16

    China's electric vehicle industry shaken by scandal

    China's electric vehicle industry rocked by scandal after companies were caught collecting millions in subsidies for buses they never made.…

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  • Policy Insider | 09/09/16

    A Trusted Partner in Storm Preparedness Proves its Worth During Hurricane Hermine

    Stationary and mobile diesel generators were called into action when Hurricane Hermine struck Florida on September 1-2, 2016.

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  • Policy Insider | 09/08/16

    Welcome to the Clean Diesel Learning Center

    DTF will host a Learning Center as a unique hands on experience to see various examples of clean diesel technology.

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  • Recent News | 09/08/16

    U.S. DOT Announces $211 Million for New Buses, Facilities

    U.S. DOT announced $211 million in grants to replace, rehabilitate & purchase transit buses, related equipment, and facilities.…

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  • Recent News | 09/07/16

    C-Tran gets $6 million for new diesel electric hybrid buses

    C-Tran has been awarded a $6.08 million federal grant to replace 10 antiquated buses with 10 new low-floor, diesel-electric hybrids.…

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  • Recent News | 09/07/16

    Despite Retreat by Some Makers, Diesel Not Dead Yet

    In the U.S. market, there 49 diesel options, according to the Diesel Technology Forum, with an increase to 61 vehicles by the end of 2017.…

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  • Recent News | 09/07/16

    Rolls-Royce Improves Fuel Efficiency by 5% in New MTU Engines

    Rolls-Royce Power Systems announced its MTU Series 4000 diesel engines achieve a 5% reduction in fuel use & a 45% increase in output.…

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  • Recent News | 09/05/16

    MTU Series 4000 to make splash at SMM 2016

    MTU will be offering advanced design diesel engines for tug boats, ferries & governmental vessels that significantly reduce NOx emissions.…

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  • Recent News | 09/03/16

    Isuzu Australia Releases ‘Cleanest Diesel Engine’

    Isuzu Australia says its new medium-duty truck market is the cleanest Japanese medium-duty diesel engine available down-under.…

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  • Press Release | 09/01/16

    Are You Ready? Diesel Technology Key for Emergency Preparedness

    From portable light towers to backup generators for hospitals, diesel technology is key for readiness, response & recovery efforts.

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  • Policy Insider | 09/01/16

    Rebalancing the Climate Change Checkbook for all Californians

    Program may help get latest clean technology into service quickly to rejuvenate fleets, generate clean air benefits for communities in need.

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  • Recent News | 09/01/16

    Cummins and Peterbilt to Team Up on SuperTruck II

    The Cummins–Peterbilt team will focus on advances in freight efficiency technologies that can be used in everyday real-world applications.…

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  • #trucking industry on the path toward wringing more miles out of every gallon of diesel fuel @fleetowner https://t.co/0TaHNKwTDH

    Diesel Technology Forum Via Twitter

    @DieselTechForum 08/31/16

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  • Recent News | 08/31/16

    Volvo Group Outlines SuperTruck II Plans

    Volvo Group said it will build a lightweight tractor-trailer that will exceed the freight efficiency goal of 100% improvement.…

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  • Recent News | 08/30/16

    Chicago Park District's biodiesel program to be showcased

    Clean-burning biodiesel has helped us to reduce vehicle emissions and save fuel.- Michael Dimitroff, Chicago Park District…

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  • Recent News | 08/30/16

    Daimler, Cummins & Volvo receive SuperTruck II grants

    SuperTruck II program seeks to double freight efficiency on Class 8 tractor-trailers by driving down fuel consumption.…

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  • Recent News | 08/29/16

    Is it Almost Time for Renewable Diesel?

    We expect to eliminate more than 1,500 tons of greenhouse gas emissions each year with renewable diesel - Richard Battersby, City of Oakland…

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  • Recent News | 08/29/16

    Sacramento County cleans up diesel fleet with renewable fuel

    Department of Energy says renewable diesel has better performance than petroleum diesel & 70-80% percent less greenhouse gas emissions.…

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  • Policy Insider | 08/25/16

    Your State Won the Clean Air Fund Lottery. Now What?

    States hit the clean air lottery, thanks to $$ that will be flowing from an environmental mitigation trust from the VW emissions settlement.

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  • 08/24/16 VIA FACEBOOK

    The rule completes a suite of ambitious standards that, over time, are expected to deliver not only cleaner big rigs but also cars and S.U.V.s with double the fuel efficiency of current models.

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  • Recent News | 08/24/16

    Annual Fleet Efficiency Study Helps See Fuel-Saving Trends

    17 fleets operating 62,000 tractors & 217,000 trailers saw a 3% increase in fuel economy in 2015, saving $501 million on fuel.…

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  • Recent News | 08/24/16

    This truck hauls! Volvo Iron Knight breaks semi speed records

    Volvo Trucks has the world’s quickest semi-tractor that reached 171.5 mph! It's powered by a 2,400 hp quad-turbocharged diesel engine.…

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  • Recent News | 08/22/16

    Phase 2 puts trucking in familiar yet unchartered water

    DTF says new data shows the 4.2 million new clean diesel commercial trucks have saved nearly three billion gallons of diesel fuel.…

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  • Recent News | 08/22/16

    Diesel, Nat Gas Battle Over $2.7B Truck Emissions Funding

    New clean diesel trucks that meet EPA & California Air Resources Board standards for lower NOx emissions can be put into service right now.…

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  • Recent News | 08/20/16

    Editorial: A Rare Agreement on Climate Rules

    The final agreement took over a year of hard work among federal officials, fleet owners, truck manufacturers & environmental organizations.…

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  • Great video from @EPA Addressing #climatechange: #GHG Emissions Standards for Heavy Duty Vehicles https://t.co/E4rMwcvcm2

    Diesel Technology Forum Via Twitter

    @DieselTechForum 08/19/16

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  • Policy Insider | 08/19/16

    America's Children Go Back to School ... Made Safer and More Reliable on Clean Diesel School Buses

    The modern yellow school bus powered by today’s diesel engine is the right choice for student transportation.

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  • Recent News | 08/19/16

    New York City to Test Renewable Diesel

    NY City plans to test renewable diesel in its fleet to meet Mayor Bill de Blasio's pledge to cut emissions 50% by 2025 & 80% by 2035.…

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  • Recent News | 08/19/16

    Honeywell UOP introduces new hydrotreating catalysts for cleaner diesel

    Hydrotreating helps produce cleaner-burning gasoline and diesel that meets increasingly stringent global fuel regulations.…

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  • Recent News | 08/19/16

    Cummins Unveils New 15-Liter Engine for Emergency Vehicles

    With 505 to 600 hp, the X15 Performance Series provides an ideal power match for emergency vehicles & unmatched acceleration.…

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  • RT @SiemensUSA: #Siemens is excited for onsite testing of next-gen clean diesel-electric #locomotives in Pueblo CO today! https://t.co/IMSK…

    Diesel Technology Forum Via Twitter

    @DieselTechForum 08/18/16

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  • Recent News | 08/18/16

    India seeks to expand biofuels market to $7.5 billion by 2022

    Blending 5% of biodiesel with regular diesel and 10% ethanol with gasoline could boost the market to $7.5billion by 2022.…

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  • Recent News | 08/18/16

    Californian tomato growers benefiting from CAT onsite power

    West Coast Tomato Growers in CA use Caterpillar standby power equipment to protect their crops in the face of threats by seasonal fires.…

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  • Recent News | 08/18/16

    World’s largest aircraft just completes its maiden flight

    The Airlander, which is lifted by helium & powered by four turbocharged diesel engines, is capable of carrying 10 tons of cargo.…

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  • Press Release | 08/16/16

    Efficient Diesel Engines Key To Meet Fuel Economy Targets

    With 98 percent of all large trucks powered by diesel engines, current & new diesel technology will be key to meeting future fuel standards.

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  • Recent News | 08/16/16

    Final Phase 2 emissions plan tightens standards for trucks

    Tightening truck regulations must strike a delicate balance between what is possible and what is practical.…

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