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"Diesel has been widely accepted all over the world for quite some time; the U.S. is catching up."

Auto industry analyst and forecaster Alan L. Baum



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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Tavares (PSA) defends diesel before MPs
April 15, 2015 // Agence France-Presse

(Translated) The CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën Carlos Tavares on Wednesday defended diesel to Members of Parliament, warning that diesel engines were essential to compliance with European objectives emissions.

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Carbon emissions from new cars in EU fall 2.6 pct in 2014 - report
April 15, 2015 // Reuters

OSLO, April 15 (Reuters) - Average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union fell 2.6 percent last year, beating goals set for 2015 as part of efforts to slow climate change, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Wednesday. Average emissions slipped to 123.4 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre, below a 2015 goal of 130 grams that was already reached in 2013 with 126.7 grams, the Copenhagen-based EEA said in a report.

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Earth Day: Energizing the World’s Global Economy and Future With Clean Diesel Technology
April 20, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

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.

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Florida Again Among Top U.S. States In Registrations of Fuel Efficient Clean Diesel & Hybrid Passenger Vehicles
April 14, 2015 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – Despite lower gasoline and diesel fuel prices in the second half of 2014, the numbers of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid cars and SUVs both showed overall double-digit increases in 2014, according to a Diesel Technology Forum analysis of the latest Vehicles in Operation (VIO) data compiled by IHS Automotive.

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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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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.