Washington, D.C. – California, Texas and Florida lead the U.S. with the most registrations of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid passenger vehicles according to a new analysis and data released today by the Diesel Technology Forum. The analysis is based on data that includes the registration statistics of all passenger vehicles – cars, SUVS, pickup trucks and vans – that were compiled by R.L. Polk and Company in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through December 31, 2013.
A new video from Caterpillar Electric Power describes how the company's Cat diesel generator sets are deployed to supply emergency power to the facility that is known as the world's tallest data center. Sabey Corporation developed the Intergate.Manhattan facility into what is now ranked the tallest data center in the world, states Caterpillar. Located in New York City, the facility presents a unique set of challenges including security, preservation and power loss. The video explains how Sabey relies on its partnership with the local Cat dealer, H.O. Penn, for emergency backup system support and critical data management.
A new Yanmar commercial marine engine has been launched in Australia, the mammoth 40 12 cylinder Yanmar 12AY delivers a new level of performance and efficiency to commercial operators. Renowned throughout the world for reliable, durable and efficient marine power plants, the Yanmar the 12AY series is suitable for the High-Speed Commercial Workboat diesel market. With easy installation and maintenance, the purpose-built 12AY is ideal for offshore support vessels, passenger ferries, tugs, commercial fishing craft and other demanding applications.
So even a five percent blend of biodiesel delivers real results. Last year's record biodiesel production, for example, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 17.2 million metric tons in 2014 - the equivalent of removing 3.6 million vehicles from our roads!