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"If one-third of all vehicles in the USA were already clean diesel vehicles today, we would be saving 1.4 million barrels of oil every day. That is equivalent to the amount of oil we currently import from Saudi Arabia."

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood


Are You Ready? What You Need To Do Before the Power Goes Out
September 3, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Are you prepared for the next emergency? Interruptions of electrical power, even for a short duration, create situations that can jeopardize public health and safety. Whether the loss in power is from weather-related natural disasters or loss of grid power, resulting blackouts or brownouts wreak havoc and have enormous economic impacts.

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What Happens When all 16,000 Trucks Hauling Port Freight are Clean Diesel?
October 1, 2014 // // Diesel Technology Forum

Emissions in the southern California port complex tells a striking story about the interaction of clean air and clean diesel trucks. It comes as no surprise that other ports with a large fleet of trucks moving cargo every day are actively encouraging truck owners to switch to new or newer equipment while still others are requiring that all trucks must meet a clean standard.

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Which Technologies Can Have the Greatest Impact on a Warming Planet?
September 18, 2014 // // Diesel Technology Forum

While the planet may be getting warmer, new research suggests there are easy ways to slow the warming trend and it depends in part on diesel, specifically clean diesel.

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Ezra Finkin
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efinkin@dieselforum.org
301-668-7230

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According to new @UMTRI survey on views of hybrids while only 1% of non-hybrid owners have diesels, 5% considering diesels for the future.
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