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"Last December, Democrats and Republicans came together to overwhelmingly reauthorize the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act for another five years. They recognized that it was one of the most cost-effective programs in government and that there was no such thing as Democrat air or Republican air."

DTF Executive Director Allen Schaeffer and Richard Kassel of the Natural Resources Defense Council



From Coast to Coast, Public Transit Agencies Continue to Choose Clean Diesel & Diesel-Electric Hybrid Buses Over Other Alternatives
January 15, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – New orders of clean diesel and diesel-electric hybrid buses by transit agencies in major communities like San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit, and New York over the past year are a strong indication that clean diesel technology is still the all-around best choice for public transportation according to Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum.

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Jeep® Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Named 2015 Green SUV of the Year™ by Green Car Journal
January 22, 2015 // PRNewswire

Green Car Journal has named the Jeep® Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel its 2015 Green SUV of the Year™. The announcement was made today at the Washington Auto Show in Washington, D.C. "The Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel delivers what today's drivers really want in an efficient SUV," said Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and CarsOfChange.com. "It offers a do-everything nature with exceptional comfort, power, functionality and driving range, plus surprising efficiency that delivers lower environmental impact."

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Muni Hybrid Bus
Industry Group: Clean Diesel Remains Top Choice for Transit Agencies
January 22, 2015 // Design News

Clean diesel continues to be the fuel of choice for transportation authorities in major U S cities, in spite of competitive options aimed at reducing emissions, according to a nonprofit agency that represents diesel engine and equipment manufacturers. Transit agencies in San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York City have all put in new orders for clean diesel or diesel-electric hybrid buses in 2014 and 2015, said Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum.

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Environmental Advancements & Increased Value of Clean Diesel Vehicles Highlighted By Awards Presented At Washington D.C. Auto Show
January 23, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – Three clean diesel vehicles with impressive fuel efficiency and long-term value were among the vehicles honored for environmental and high-value accomplishments at the Washington Auto Show on Thursday. The Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel was named the “2015 Green SUV of the Year” by the Green Car Journal, and the 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI clean diesel and 2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI clean diesel received Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “Best Value Awards” in their respective categories.

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From Coast to Coast, Public Transit Agencies Continue to Choose Clean Diesel & Diesel-Electric Hybrid Buses Over Other Alternatives
January 15, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – New orders of clean diesel and diesel-electric hybrid buses by transit agencies in major communities like San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit, and New York over the past year are a strong indication that clean diesel technology is still the all-around best choice for public transportation according to Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum.

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Event: Fueling the Future in a Green Economy

The Diesel Technology Forum is engaged in a variety of events throughout the year ranging from technology displays to speaking engagements to Congressional briefings.

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Did you know?

The only thing wrong with the compression-ignition engine is that it was invented in 1893. If it had been developed by Elon Musk last year, Congress would be drafting legislation requiring every auto maker to offer diesel engines.