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  • Press Release | 05/04/16

    Clean Diesel Delivers Clean Air Benefits In Mid-Atlantic

    The Diesel Technology Forum's Allen Schaeffer spoke this morning at the 10th anniversary meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Diesel Collaborative.

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  • Policy Insider | 05/04/16

    You Can't Always Get What You Want: What the Rolling Stones and Emerging Technologies Have in Common

    Emerging technologies may not provide substantial air quality benefits if technologies don't find their way into the fleet in substantial numbers.

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  • Recent News | 05/03/16

    Mack Trucks Boosts Fuel Economy with 2017 Engines

    The 2017 Mack MP Series engines boost fuel efficiency from 2.1 to 8.8 percent compared with prior model year engines.…

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  • Recent News | 05/02/16

    NJ Transit Orders 184 MCI Clean Diesel Commuter Coaches

    The MCI commuter coach is powered by clean-diesel with reduced exhaust emissions as required by the latest Clean Air Act amendment.…

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  • Recent News | 04/29/16

    Caterpillar’s new hybrid microgrid targets African market

    Caterpillar launched a new microgrid system comprising remotely monitored solar PV panels, energy storage & diesel generator sets.…

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  • #TBT to last week when #Mack unleashed its 2017 engines with up to 9% better fuel efficiency https://t.co/wnLzWYQJ8M https://t.co/Uxew82ENsx

    Mack Trucks Via Twitter

    @MackTrucks 04/28/16

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  • India flag
    04/27/16 VIA FACEBOOK

    Diesel isn’t a bad guy, only issue is emission: Akito Tachibana of Toyota Kirloskar Motor in India

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  • Recent News | 04/26/16

    Ford Reveals New EcoBlue Diesel Engine

    Ford has unveiled a new 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel called the EcoBlue, which will increase fuel economy by 13 percent.…

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  • Recent News | 04/25/16

    Record Demand and Attendance Reported for bauma 2016

    A seven-day show of superlatives at bauma attracted around 580,000 visitors from 200 countries to Munich between April 11 and 17.…

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  • Press Release | 04/22/16

    Earth Day 2016 - A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

    In every sector and application of equipment new technology diesel engines are now near-zero in emissions and improving our environment.

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  • Recent News | 04/22/16

    Earth Day And Diesel, Together At Last

    A recent press release by the Diesel Technology Forum went into detail about how the environmental community is warming to diesel.…

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  • Recent News | 04/22/16

    Delaware Express participates in DOT Earth Day Fair

    Delaware Express' 2016 clean diesel MCI J4500 has near zero emissions and generous hip-to-leg room.…

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  • Policy Insider | 04/21/16

    Disneyland, New York City and the State of Oregon Show the Way to Cool a Warming Planet Now

    Proven benefits from clean diesel technology provides us all with more confidence that the U.S. can fulfill its pledged climate reductions.

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  • Policy Insider | 04/21/16

    Earth Day 2016 - A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    The future is more than having clean tailpipe emissions. Having low emissions is the ticket to get you in the door.

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  • Press Release | 04/20/16

    Successful Clean Air Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate

    "Democratic and Republican leaders working together on this important environmental program is a welcome development."

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  • Recent News | 04/18/16

    Maryland Seeks to Reduce Truck Emissions 40% by 2030

    Newer clean diesel trucks will help Maryland reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 relative to emissions generated in 2006.…

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  • Recent News | 04/18/16

    Cape May-Lewes Ferry awarded $6M to repower & retrofit ships

    The new, clean diesel engines will reduce NOx emissions by 39.7 tons and particulate matter (PM) emissions by nearly half a ton.…

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  • GMC Canyon
    04/15/16 VIA FACEBOOK

    The Canyon’s peak torque of 369 pound/feet is available from just 2,000 r.p.m. – ideal for towing.

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  • Policy Insider | 04/15/16

    Minnesotans Breathe Easy Thanks to Diesel

    Minnesota can breathe a little easier with its fleet of clean diesel vehicles powered on blends of biodiesel fuel.

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  • Recent News | 04/15/16

    Renewable Diesel Poses Viable Option

    Renewable diesel fuel can immediately improve the emissions performance of older diesel vehicles & equipment without sacrificing power.…

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  • Recent News | 04/15/16

    ACT: Natural gas truck sales remain sluggish

    Sales of Class 8 trucks powered by natural gas are 14% below 2015’s level and year-over-year sales are down 25%, ACT’s data indicated.…

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  • Recent News | 04/15/16

    New York Awards Contract for 139 New Clean Diesel Buses

    New York City Transit has awarded New Flyer a contract for 139 heavy-duty 60-foot Xcelsior® clean diesel buses valued at $109 million.…

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  • Recent News | 04/15/16

    Review: Diesel suits 2016 GMC Canyon pickup

    The GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado diesel pickups give a new set of buyers a reason to choose the powerful and fuel-efficient engines.…

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  • Recent News | 04/14/16

    New clean diesel research ship is ready for duty

    The brand-new research vessel (R/V) Neil Armstrong runs on clean diesel engines that are more fuel efficient than older ships.…

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  • Recent News | 04/14/16

    Automakers cut CO2 emissions more than EU regulatory target

    A strategy by automakers to downsize engines & reduce weight to help meet Europe's stricter CO2 emissions targets is paying dividends.…

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  • RT @Equipment_World: Goodbye ERG, Cummins reveals cool-running Stage V engines mod-free, one-world capability #bauma2016 https://t.co/d3T5g…

    Diesel Technology Forum Via Twitter

    @DieselTechForum 04/13/16

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  • Press Release | 04/13/16

    Future, Technology Unveiled at Global Equipment Expo: Both Powered by Clean Diesel

    This expo puts on display the most advanced tools of work, of building and growing economies.

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  • Recent News | 04/13/16

    2016 Ram Truck Line Wins Popular Mechanics Award

    Popular Mechanics has included the 2016 Ram line up in their annual Automotive Excellence Awards.…

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  • Cat paver
    04/12/16 VIA FACEBOOK

    "The Age of Smart Iron" is Caterpillar's strategy for developing digital solutions that will improved productivity, efficiency, safety and profitability for customers.

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  • CASE Launches New CX290D Crawler Excavator Designed for Material Handling at BAUMA https://t.co/UVOGJRbZfK #bauma https://t.co/cScr0FSnG6

    Construction Shows Via Twitter

    @constructshows 04/12/16

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  • Recent News | 04/12/16

    Cat’s Oberhelman: “Welcome to the age of smart iron”

    In the coming years, the talk from Caterpillar will be technology and more technology, according to Cat Chairman/CEO Doug Oberhelman.…

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  • Recent News | 04/12/16

    Chapel Hill Transit to buy up to 53 new buses

    The Town Council approved a 5 year contract for up to 53 clean diesel Chapel Hill Transit buses.…

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  • Cummins Reveals EGR-Free New Engine Lineup for Stage V at Bauma https://t.co/4rh1xaueve

    Cummins Engines Via Twitter

    @CumminsEngines 04/11/16

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  • Recent News | 04/11/16

    US biodiesel & renewable diesel imports increase 61% in 2015

    As higher targets for biomass-based diesel were finalized in 2015, U.S. imports of biodiesel and renewable diesel increased by 61% in 2015.…

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  • Recent News | 04/11/16

    Hydro Tasmania dam levels stabilise due to diesel generators

    Increasing diesel generation & more production cut backs in Tasmania has helped stem the drain on Hydro Tasmania's dams.…

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  • Recent News | 04/10/16

    Increasing stock of diesel passenger cars in Norway

    The share of passenger cars running on diesel is still increasing, while the share running on petrol has fallen in Norway.…

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  • Recent News | 04/10/16

    A Future for Diesel Passenger Vehicles

    Clean diesel technology & fuels have reduced particulate matter and NOx emissions by more than 98% & sulfur content by 97%.…

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  • Recent News | 04/08/16

    Caterpillar gives M Series medium wheel loaders meaty update

    On the two XE M Series models, Cat has included a new Economy Mode that boosts fuel economy by 4 to 8% —and all with no loss in production.…

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  • Recent News | 04/07/16

    Green Fleet of the Year: NYC Fleet

    From biodiesel to hybrids, to electric, if a technology is available, there is a good chance New York City’s diverse fleets have tested it.…

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  • Press Release | 04/06/16

    Clean Diesel Helps Greenhouse Gas Cuts Targets for Maryland

    Clean diesel technology and fuels will play a major role in helping Maryland reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030.

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  • Upcoming 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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  • Policy Insider | 04/06/16

    A Look Under the Hood of How EPA Tests and Certifies Commercial Vehicles

    Heavy-duty vehicles face emissions standards and compliance procedures to ensure engine and emissions control technologies are working.

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  • Recent News | 04/06/16

    Minnesota breathes easier after 10 years with biodiesel

    Minnesota’s commitment to biodiesel use has paid off with improved air quality, according to the American Lung Association in Minnesota.…

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  • Cat paver
    04/05/16 VIA FACEBOOK

    Cummins, MTU, and Deutz, among others, offer a preview of the technology they're developing to meet the European Union's Stage V emissions regulations for off-highway equipment that could commence in 2019.

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  • Recent News | 04/05/16

    Cummins Rail Engine Certified

    Cummins Inc. has received Tier 4 Locomotive certification for its QSK95 diesel - the first single prime power engine certified by the EPA.…

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  • Recent News | 04/05/16

    Greening Up Transportation, The Northwest's Biggest Source Of Climate Pollution

    The Expo Hall at Tacoma’s convention center is filled with electric cars, ultra-clean diesel tractor-trailers & a natural gas bus.…

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  • Policy Insider | 04/01/16

    What’s Under the Hood? High tech, fuel efficiency isn’t just EV…

    Consumers that choose a diesel vehicle will see fuel economy benefits experienced over its lifetime.

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  • Policy Insider | 04/01/16

    Who’s the leader of the (renewable diesel fuel) club that’s made for you and me?

    … M-i-c-k-e-y M-o-u-s-e

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  • Recent News | 03/29/16

    China's island province promotes bio-diesel

    China moves to bio-fuels including bio-diesel - a clean, renewable energy alternative that reduces greenhouse gas emissions.…

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  • Recent News | 03/29/16

    Tasmania relying on 150 diesel generators for electricity until June

    Tasmania is now relying on 150 diesel generators and a decommissioned power plant to keep electricity supplies up.…

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