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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


The Ups and Downs of Diesel and Gasoline Prices
January 8, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

For prospective car buyers, comparing gasoline versus diesel options often requires a comparison of diesel fuel vs PREMIUM gasoline, and in 2014, in 4 out of the 12 months, diesel was actually cheaper than premium unleaded. And diesel car buyers are looking at the big picture beyond today's price at the pump comparison.

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Snow Impurity, Black Carbon and “Snirt”
January 22, 2015 // // Diesel Technology Forum

Snow white… pure as the driven snow, we have all heard these expressions. But just how white is snow and is it true that black carbon and other pollution is mixing with snow and making it absorb more sunlight and melt faster, a major component of climate change? University of Washington scientists in work funded by the Environmental Protection Agency and the China Scholarship Fund took an almost 10,000-mile trek across North American snowfields to research snow purity and just what and how much dirt is in the snowpack.

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Diesel Takes the Detroit Auto Show by Storm
January 14, 2015 // // Diesel Technology Forum

An exciting array of new diesel options were announced at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Even with low gas prices, diesel engines are catching on as automakers scramble to meet upcoming fuel economy standards.

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Ezra Finkin
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