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"At this stage, the exhaust that comes out of the (diesel) buses or the trucks in 2010 engines is cleaner than the air going in."

New Jersey Transit board Vice Chairman Myron Shevell



Environmental Benefits of EPA’s New Tier 4 Final Standards Highlighted At CONEXPO CON/AGG 2014 Convention
March 7, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Las Vegas, NV – The environmental and health benefits resulting from the Environmental Protection Agency’s new Tier 4 Final standards have been one of the major focuses of attention at North America’s largest construction and farm equipment event – the CONEXPO CON/AGG 2014 convention this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Green, Safe and Connected Trucks to Find Widespread Acceptance
April 17, 2014 // TruckingInfo.Com

Diesel is expected to dominate the global medium-heavy truck market, according to the report, with 97% of units that will be sold in 2014 are expected to run on diesel. This is leading to truck original equipment manufacturers in developed and developing economies to concentrate efforts on rolling out diesel engines with improved fuel efficiency, power density, and emission reduction capabilities. At the same time, engine sizes are increasing in developing markets while developed markets are experiencing engine downsizing in the heavy-duty truck segment.

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9 Diesel Vehicles to Fulfill Every Driver’s Needs
April 17, 2014 // Wall Street Cheat Sheet

Here are nine different diesel vehicles that suit just about every need (except sports car — a diesel sports car hasn’t made it here quite yet).

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Jennifer Rumsey
Vice President of Engineering
Cummins Engine Business
Profile in Clean Diesel Power: New Video Series Features Leaders in Clean Diesel Technology on Meeting the Emissions Challenge For Off-Road Engines and Equipment
April 11, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, DC – The Diesel Technology Forum is launching a 10-part video series highlighting the research, development and strategies used by leaders in clean diesel technology to produce near-zero emissions in new off-road engines and equipment. In this video, Jennifer Rumsey, the Vice President of Engineering for Cummins Engine Business, explains how Cummins developed its diesel engine technology through the Tier 4 Interim and Tier 4 Final stages to develop near zero emissions products.

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U.S. Port Officials, Environmentalists, Industry & Top EPA Officials Meet In Baltimore to Advance More Sustainable Ports Agenda
April 8, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Baltimore, MD – Proven and potential solutions to improve the air quality and the environmental profile of major U.S. ports is the focus today of a port stakeholder summit organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A number of representatives from U.S. ports, national environmental organizations, manufacturers, and state and federal agencies are participating in the EPA’s “Port Stakeholders Summit: Advancing More Sustainable Ports” conference. Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, is scheduled to serve as the facilitator of the final working group.

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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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