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"Diesel power can and must be part of our current and future national energy strategy. No other internal combustion engine in the world is as energy efficient as the diesel engine. Along with advancements in efficiency, and ability to use renewable fuels, diesel fuel is particularly well positioned for the future."

Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director Allen Schaeffer

$395 Million Clean Diesel Commuter Coach Purchase Highlights Economic & Environmental Benefits Of New Diesel Technology
July 17, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – This week’s $395 million agreement for the purchase of 772 clean diesel commuter coaches by New Jersey Transit – America’s third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit – is yet another example of major transit agencies recognizing the economic, safety and environmental benefits of advanced clean diesel technology, said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum(

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Global revenue for Gensets to reach $68 billion in 2024, says report
July 24, 2015 // ESI Africa

Global revenue from the installation of diesel generators is estimated to grow from $41.3 billion (ZAR513 billion) in 2015 to $67.5 billion (ZAR851 billion) in 2024 according to a new report released by Navigant Research. The US, China, and India have been identified as the main countries to install the diesel gensets.

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GM Eyed U.S. From Inception of ‘Whisper Diesel’
July 24, 2015 //

General Motors’ all-new 1.6L turbodiesel earned plaudits from the European motoring press shortly after it began rolling out last year in Opel products such as the Mokka small CUV. German journalists call it the “flüster diesel,” or whisper diesel, for its uncharacteristically muted noise and vibration qualities.

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Low Diesel Fuel Prices Enhance Market for Clean Diesel Cars And Pickup Trucks
July 30, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – With diesel fuel prices dipping to the lowest levels since 2009 the U.S. vehicle market is prime for potential market increases as several new 2016 clean diesel cars and pickup trucks prepare to hit showrooms in the coming months, according to Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. “The major decreases in diesel prices have emerged at a perfect time for drivers as almost 20 new clean diesel cars and pickup trucks are preparing to enter the U.S. market,” Schaeffer said. “And when you combine the lower cost of diesel fuel along with its 20 to 40 percent higher fuel efficiency than gasoline, clean diesel vehicles make more economic sense for buyers than ever."

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Improving Air Quality in Delhi: Lessons Learned in the United States
July 27, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – This month’s 10-year anniversary of the United States-India Partnership highlights shared strategies for advancing economic opportunity and collaborating on climate change and clean air. Transportation fuels and vehicle technology - particularly diesel engines - are key aspects of the solution.

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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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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.