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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.