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"Last December, Democrats and Republicans came together to overwhelmingly reauthorize the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act for another five years. They recognized that it was one of the most cost-effective programs in government and that there was no such thing as Democrat air or Republican air."

DTF Executive Director Allen Schaeffer and Richard Kassel of the Natural Resources Defense Council



California, Texas & Florida Lead U.S. in High-Mileage Diesel & Hybrid Passenger Vehicles
June 4, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

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.

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Slow Going for Natural-Gas Powered Trucks
August 27, 2014 // The Wall Street Journal

In the midst of the strongest market for commercial trucks in eight years, North American sales of natural-gas-powered haulers are just crawling along. Higher purchase prices compared with diesel trucks, improved diesel fuel economy and continued scarcity of fueling stations are damping natural-gas-powered truck demand. (Subscription required)

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Robert Bosch LLC, Diesel Systems North America
Euro 6 Made Simple (BOSCH Video)
August 27, 2014 // Automotive Business Review

Euro 6 is a European Union regulation that sets emission standards for vehicles. “Euro 6 will make diesel cars as clean as gasoline cars,” says Dr. Rolf Bulander, the member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH responsible for powertrain technology. The main thrust of the new regulation is to set lower limits for vehicle emissions of particulates and nitrogen oxides.

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The Learning Starts Before School: How School Buses Teach Lessons in Math, Science and Economics
August 27, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Even before its final stop at the schoolyard, the school bus – and the clean diesel engine that powers most buses today – offers some important and real-world valuable lessons. From mathematics, science and chemistry to economics, it’s a whole new world of high-tech clean diesel technology making today’s buses better and safer than ever.

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Biodiesel Growth Complements Clean Diesel Trend
August 20, 2014 // National Biodiesel Board

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!

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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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