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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



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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BorgWarner: Bolsters Manufacturing Facility In Mexico
March 30, 2015 // 4-Traders

"BorgWarner's advanced emissions and ignition technologies help automakers meet stringent emissions standards while improving fuel economy and engine performance," said Brady Ericson, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Emissions Systems. "Our expansion in Mexico complements our recent multimillion-dollar investment in Dixon, Illinois. It is an important part of our overall growth and consolidation strategy aimed at serving our customers' growing needs."

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French President Holland: "We must defend the diesel engine"
March 29, 2015 // Auto Plus (France)

French President Francois Hollande: "I want to highlight that the most recent diesel engines are also the most efficient in the fight against the greenhouse gas emissions. It’s really important to say it because on one hand diversification is a must – this is the reason of the gasoline engine line implementation in this site – but on the other hand we must also defend the high efficiency diesel engine produced here.”

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Capitol Hill Briefing: Meeting America’s Fuel Efficiency & Environmental Goals With Clean Diesel Cars, Trucks & SUVs
March 12, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – As the U.S. advances efforts to increase passenger car mileage and decrease Greenhouse Gas emissions in the coming years, advanced clean diesel vehicles can play a key role in achieving efficiency and environmental gains providing new government policies don’t hinder current or future technological advances, an industry panel said Wednesday during a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill. The briefing entitled - “Driving the Future: Technologies are ready to meet future fuel economy and clean air goals; what about policies?” – was hosted by the nonprofit associations Diesel Technology Forum and U.S. Coalition for Advanced Diesel Cars.

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Media Advisory Capitol Hill Briefing & Luncheon - “Driving the Future: Technologies are ready to meet future fuel economy and clean air goals; what about policies?”
March 9, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – With increasingly stringent fuel economy requirements that will be mandated in the U.S. in the near future, automobile and engine manufacturers from all over the globe are introducing more fuel efficient technology options, including clean diesel choices, into their line-ups. The potential for the United States to be an emerging market for clean diesel vehicles and the many economic and clean air benefits of the new technology will the focus of a Congressional briefing and luncheon on Wednesday, March 11th. This Capitol Hill event is being sponsored by: - The Diesel Technology Forum - The U.S. Coalition for Advanced Diesel Cars

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Media Inquiries:
Steve Hansen
Director of Media Relations
shansen@dieselforum.org
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.