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.
Is U.S. EPA's timeline to finalize 2014 and 2015 renewable fuel standard volume requirements by Nov. 30 fast enough to ensure market stability among biofuels stakeholders? During today's OnPoint, Anne Steckel, vice president of federal affairs at the National Biodiesel Board, discusses the challenges facing the industry as it awaits EPA's decision and talks about why she believes the industry can meet increased volume requirements.
COVENTRY, UK -- May 4, 2015: A 1.6-litre BlueHDi 100 S&S PEUGEOT 208 has set a new long-distance fuel consumption record, under the supervision of the UTAC. An impressive 1,337.19 miles (2,152 kilometres) were covered on 9.45 gallons (43 litres) of Diesel, with an average fuel consumption of an amazing 141.2 mpg (2.0 l/100km). This record confirms the technological excellence of the latest Euro6 BlueHDi Diesel engines and their contribution to the reduction of CO2 emissions.
In United States, Clean Diesel Engines Helping Drive Clean Air Progress “’State of the Air 2015’ gave reason for celebration but also identified areas of growing concern. The best progress showed in levels of year-round particle pollution, which have been steadily improving. For that you can thank the transition to cleaner diesel fuel and engines and steps taken to clean up power plants, especially in the eastern U.S. The American Lung Association has pushed long and hard for these changes. We are pleased to see that those steps not only reduced particle pollution, but also helped many cities reduce their ozone pollution as well.” - Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association
Washington, D.C. - Today, as more than one billion people in over 190 countries commemorate the 45th Earth Day, it’s important to recognize one of the most historic environmental achievements that has contributed to a cleaner environment while powering the global economy – clean diesel technology. “Each year, we celebrate and renew our commitment to protect and enhance our environment, conserve our resources, and improve our quality of life. This is not just a vision, but a daily reality for the leaders in clean diesel technology; companies that provide the world with the most advanced and powerful engines, equipment, machines and vehicles and fuels. They don’t just make equipment, they empower people, economies and prosperity,” said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum.