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"There’s a simple reason that technologies and fuels like diesel are still predominant today after many decades - they work. Diesel provides an unmatched combination of efficiency, power and many other attributes that have withstood the test of time."

Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director Allen Schaeffer



California, Texas & Florida Lead U.S. in High-Mileage Diesel & Hybrid Passenger Vehicles
June 4, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – California, Texas and Florida lead the U.S. with the most registrations of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid passenger vehicles according to a new analysis and data released today by the Diesel Technology Forum. The analysis is based on data that includes the registration statistics of all passenger vehicles – cars, SUVS, pickup trucks and vans – that were compiled by R.L. Polk and Company in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through December 31, 2013.

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Delphi Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results
October 24, 2014 // Delphi Automotive

GILLINGHAM, England — Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH), a leading global vehicle components manufacturer, today reported record third quarter 2014 U.S. GAAP earnings of $1.02 per diluted share. Excluding special items, third quarter earnings increased 20% to $1.16 per diluted share.

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Allen Schaeffer Guest Column: Cleaner than clean
October 23, 2014 // OEM Off-Highway Magazine

I’m seeing more yellows, reds, oranges and some nice shades of green along the interstate this time of year. But I’m not talking about the leaves changing, I’m talking about the construction equipment and farm machines I see being shipped along the interstate coming and going from the Port of Baltimore and other reaches on flat-beds bound for somewhere. There’s even more of those fall-like colors in the highway construction projects, and with extra time in traffic backups, a lot can be learned.

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Clean Diesel Cars Again Among Finalists For “Green Car of the Year®” Award
October 21, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – Clean diesel cars were included among the five finalist positions for 2015 “Green Car of the Year®” award with the Audi A3 TDI clean diesel car and the Volkswagen Golf, which offers a new 2.0 liter TDI clean diesel, gasoline and electric engines, being named as finalists today. Since the “Green Car of the Year®”award was created 10 years ago, clean diesels have had 10 finalists and two winners, with the Volkswagen Jetta TDI clean diesel winning in 2009 and the Audi A3 TDI clean diesel winning in 2010.

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U.S. Public Transit Agencies Adopting New Clean Diesel Technology At Faster Rate Than National Average
October 14, 2014 // Diesel Technology forum

Houston, TX – Advancements in new clean diesel technology that has resulted in a transit buses with near zero emissions being adopted by U.S. transit officials at a faster pace than other large vehicle sectors, according to Ezra Finkin, the Director of Policy for the Diesel Technology Forum. Finkin explained that U.S. transit agencies were adopting clean diesel technology at a faster percentage than the heavy duty trucking fleet. Nationally, 44 percent of the diesel transit buses meet or exceed the first EPA clean diesel standard – Model Year 2007 or newer – while 33 percent of the U.S. truck fleet meet or exceed the standard.

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301-668-7230

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.