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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 | 08/22/16

    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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  • 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

    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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  • Recent News | 08/16/16

    What is a Reciprocating Engine Generator?

    Emergency diesel generators are often used at nuclear power plants to safely shut down & maintain the reactor if normal power is lost.…

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  • Recent News | 08/15/16

    GHG Phase 2: The OEMs have stepped up

    The OEMs shared some changes they are making NOW to their Class 8 model trucks to make them more fuel efficient.…

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  • Recent News | 08/11/16

    Neste Renewable Diesel to power County of Sacramento's Fleet

    Neste Renewable Diesel now being used by Sacramento County reducing GHG emissions by up to 80% & making it one of the greenest fleets.…

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  • Recent News | 08/11/16

    Improving engine robustness for diesel electric vessels

    Study finds new diesel-electric propulsion system & diesel generators can reduce fuel consumption for marine vessels.…

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  • Recent News | 08/10/16

    Clean Diesel-Electric Locomotives Moving Through Testing

    The Charger locomotive is powered by a high-performance, environmentally friendly, 4,400 horsepower-rated Cummins QSK95 diesel engine.…

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  • Policy Insider | 08/09/16

    How the VW Settlement Can Benefit Environmental Justice Communities

    The opportunity is here, the technology is available, and users are motivated. What are we waiting for to get on the road to cleaner air?

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  • Recent News | 08/08/16

    GM wants more diesels, CVTs

    General Motors to step up use of diesel engines & lightweight continuously variable transmissions to help meet higher fuel-economy standards.…

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  • Recent News | 08/08/16

    U.S. trucking moved 10 billion tons of freight last year

    The U.S. trucking industry hauled a record $726.4 billion in freight last year, according to the American Trucking Associations.…

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  • Recent News | 08/08/16

    New car sales in Ireland are up - most of them are diesels

    The number of new private cars taxed for the first time in 2016 thus far are up 20% this year. Of those, 70% have been diesel.…

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  • Recent News | 08/08/16

    US Navy completes testing of drop-in renewable diesel fuel

    The trials tested to ensure the fuel does not require blending, equipment modifications, or operational modifications by the crew.…

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  • Recent News | 08/07/16

    On the road with 30 years of diesel-powered Land Rovers

    Land Rover has done something remarkable. Instead of giving up on diesel it's enhancee what makes diesel so good and smoothed out drawbacks.…

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  • Recent News | 08/05/16

    We’re keeping it clean

    Analysis by Diesel Technology Forum shows more than 40% of all medium- & heavy-duty diesel trucks in the U.S. have clean diesel engines.…

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  • Press Release | 08/04/16

    Corrected: Proposed VW Settlement Likely Misses Clean Air Targets

    The proposed VW settlement is flawed because it favors less effective technologies compared to proven clean diesel technology.

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  • Recent News | 08/03/16

    New diesel generators make utilities company best in region

    Caribbean Utilities Co. has greater reliability in firm electrical power for the next 20-25 years thanks to two new diesel engine generators.…

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  • Diesel Technology Forum Via Twitter

    @DieselTechForum 08/02/16

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  • Recent News | 08/02/16

    GM will take aim at VW with diesel Chevy Cruze

    Chevrolet says U.S. is a "diesel growth market" and plans to launch a new diesel engine in the Chevrolet Cruze in 2017.…

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  • Recent News | 08/02/16

    New Zealand's 1st commercial biodiesel plant prepares to open

    Big biodiesel milestone for New Zealand with start of production of first commercial-scale biofuels plant.…

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  • Recent News | 08/02/16

    Albertsons Co. increases biodiesel use for truck fleets

    By using biodiesel as a fuel in our truck fleets, we lower greenhouse gas emissions by up to 52 percent when compared to petroleum diesel.…

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  • Recent News | 08/02/16

    EPA approves sales of 2017 BMW diesel vehicles

    The U.S. EPA said it has approved the sale of new 2017 model year BMW AG diesel vehicles in the United States after a thorough review.…

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  • Recent News | 08/01/16

    German biodiesel quality at best it's ever been

    German biodiesel quality association states that for the first time in its history all tested biodiesel samples met quality requirements.…

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  • 07/29/16 VIA FACEBOOK

    Rolls-Royce has been chosen to power the US Coast Guard’s barque Eagle, also known as ‘America’s Tall Ship’, with state-of-the-art MTU diesel engines and integrated ship automation system.

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  • Policy Insider | 07/29/16

    What happens with diesel come January 20, 2017?

    Diesel has transformed to play a leading role in whatever the future looks like - pro-fossil fuels, a clean energy future or some combination.

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  • Recent News | 07/29/16

    New Clean Diesel Technology Slashes Emissions, Fuel Costs

    New data shows the 4 million new cleaner heavy-duty diesels have cut 29 million tons of CO2, 7.5 million tones of NOx & 218,000 tones of PM.…

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  • Press Release | 07/28/16

    New Clean Diesel Technology Cuts Truck Emissions & Fuel Use

    Advanced diesel truck engines, innovative emissions control systems, and cleaner diesel fuel have improved air quality and fuel economy.

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  • Recent News | 07/28/16

    Trucking Into the Future: How Diesel Is Up to the Challenge

    Ask the average person on the street what comes to mind when you say the word “diesel.” The majority will respond “truck.”…

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  • Recent News | 07/28/16

    New clean diesel technology results in fewer emissions

    Advanced diesel truck engines & emissions control systems have resulted in major improvements in air quality and fuel efficiency.…

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  • Recent News | 07/28/16

    Daimler Trucks NA introduces its 1st medium-duty diesel

    Daimler Trucks North America has officially entered the medium-duty truck engine business with the Detroit DD5, a 4-cylinder diesel.…

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  • Recent News | 07/27/16

    Cummins Launches New Efficiency Initiative, Engine Lineup

    Cummins Inc. has unveiled its new SmartEfficiency initiative and 2017 diesel and natural gas engines for the school bus market.…

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  • Recent News | 07/26/16

    The ABCs of DEF

    DEF in a SCR system at an optimal temperature transforms NOx and results in emissions that are as clean as the air going in” to an engine.…

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  • Recent News | 07/25/16

    Cummins connecting new features to its new engines

    The new “next-generation X family” of 2017-compliant Cummins diesel truck engines are more efficient & lower the cost of operations.…

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  • Recent News | 07/25/16

    NYC Sanitation trucks are versatile and clean

    Today all of its diesel powered vehicles run on B20 biodiesel blend which has gone a long way in helping meet its clean fleet goals.…

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  • Recent News | 07/25/16

    Funding will help CDTA purchase new diesel buses

    The CDTA will be adding 20 new diesel buses to cut down on maintenance expenses and make the system more reliable as a whole.…

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  • Press Release | 07/22/16

    Clean Diesel Cars & Trucks to Help Achieve GHG Reductions

    New clean diesel passenger cars & pickup trucks will help to reduce future Greenhouse Gas Emissions, according to a new government report.

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  • Policy Insider | 07/22/16

    A $2.7 Billion Missed Opportunity

    For any level of funding, more near-zero NOx technologies may find their way on the road & at work with clean diesel than other technologies.

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  • If we look at the diesel segment and exclude all VW Group products, year-to-date sales are up 4%. https://t.co/vyj13kbpk4 @HybridCarsCom

    Diesel Technology Forum Via Twitter

    @DieselTechForum 07/21/16

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  • Recent News | 07/20/16

    Clean Diesel: The New Generation

    Allen Schaeffer authored the keynote article for the July 2016 issue of Hydrocarbon Engineering magazine.…

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  • Recent News | 07/15/16

    What does VW's diesel-pollution mitigation program do?

    The funding will go toward a number of different programs including retiring or retrofitting older diesel engines.…

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