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Delphi launches next-gen diesel and gas injection systems at IAA
October 1, 2014 // Transport Engineer (United Kingdom)

Steve Gregory, Delphi Diesel Systems managing director, says that the new common rail system – due for production in 2016 – delivers improved fuel control, with pressures up to 2,400 bar, to maximise the burn and enhance emission performance. It's also mo. . .  read more

Turbocharging In Your Future?
October 1, 2014 // Hybrid Cars

With the need to downsize engines, reduce weight and reduce fuel consumption, turbocharging has become a technology many manufacturers are turning to. Honeywell Turbo Technologies (HTT), one of the leading global developers of automotive turbochargers,. . .  read more

Climate change: the use of clean diesel technology would be a "key solution"
September 23, 2014 // La Voz (Argentina)

"In the last 15 years in USA, advances in technology and clean diesel fuel have created trucks, cars and equipment with near-zero emissions that are more efficient in fuel consumption and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases," said Allen Schaeffer, the Ex. . .  read more

Technical Options and Policy Solutions for Maintaining Continuous Electrical Power During Loss of Grid Power
September 19, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Learn about the latest technologies available to provide emergency backup electrical power when weather-related disasters occur.  read more

Manufacturers making progress with diesel-powered airplane engines
September 13, 2014 // The Wichita Eagle

When it comes to the next big thing for general aviation airplanes, aviation experts are looking toward diesel engines that run on jet fuel. Several major aircraft and engine makers have announced the development of diesel engines suited for aircraft, . . .  read more

Case Study: Yanmar diesel engine powering heavy duty agriculture
September 10, 2014 // Ferret (Australia)

Steve Barbeler, a cane farmer just outside of Mackay in far north Queensland continues to be impressed with the powerhouse performance of his Yanmar 3TNV82 diesel engine even after four years. Having owned and operated the Yanmar 3TNV82 diesel engine f. . .  read more

Diesel improvements hit cost appeal of electric vans
September 9, 2014 // Fleet Van (United Kingdom)

Improvements in diesel engine efficiency in commercial vehicles could make the economic case for running electric vans even more difficult, says a major manufacturer. Steve Bridge, managing director of Mercedes-Benz Vans, believes the technology used i. . .  read more

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. . .  read more

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 tec. . .  read more

Renewable diesel reduces carbon footprint of major summer events
August 20, 2014 // Biodiesel Magazine

Neste Oil's NEXBTL renewable diesel was used to generate electricity at two major events in Finland this summer: the Flow Festival in Helsinki and the Neste Oil Rally Helsinki Battle street circuit race. NEXBTL diesel generated 45 percent of the electr. . .  read more

New Challenger MT500E Series row crop tractors offer maximum horsepower ratings from 185 to 255
August 20, 2014 // OEM Off-Highway Magazine

Challenger, a worldwide brand of AGCO Corporation, has announced the availability of five new row crop tractor models it believes can instantly increase on-farm efficiency and productivity. The new Challenger MT500E Series row crop tractors with new AG. . .  read more

Diesel cars in vogue now in Singapore
August 20, 2014 // The Business Times (Singapore)

As diesel engines became cleaner, the government cut the diesel surcharge progressively to 40 Singapore cents per cubic centimetre currently. But the biggest boost to diesel was the CEVS, and the reclassification of COE Category A for small cars. CEVS. . .  read more

Four-Seat Volkswagen 'XL2' Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Coming?
August 20, 2014 // Green Car Reports

If Volkswagen can really produce a four-seat production car that achieves more than 100 miles per gallon in everyday running, it would be a huge achievement.  read more

Bosch expands exhaust-gas treatment facility
August 20, 2014 // Automotive Engineer

Bosch has expanded its exhaust-gas treatment facilities to cope with the increased demand for the technology. The company expects global requirements for the systems to double by 2020 as regulations become stricter, and so in preparation for this has o. . .  read more

Cleaner heating oil coming to the Northeast
August 19, 2014 // Politico

Industry experts hope cleaner heating oil will bring the same boost that ultra-low-sulfur diesel has brought to the auto industry since it became mandatory in 2010. Diesel and heating oil are essentially the same substance, though their sulfur levels can . . .  read more

Game-changing solar-diesel hybrid plant nears full deployment
August 15, 2014 // Cogeneration and On-Site Production

Global construction firm Laing O’Rourke will be constructing, setting up and packing down the world’s first fully redeployable large-scale solar-diesel hybrid power plant as announced by ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht who said the technology has the “potenti. . .  read more

Diesel Engines Emerging As New Technology For Future GA Aircraft
August 14, 2014 // Aero News Network

With several major aircraft and engine manufacturers recently announcing the development of new diesel aircraft engines, the general aviation industry in the United States appears to be entering a new diesel evolution phase, said Allen Schaeffer, the Exec. . .  read more

Mazda to sell diesel hybrid cars in FY16
August 12, 2014 // Japan News

Mazda Motor Corp. will be the first Japanese carmaker to begin selling diesel hybrid passenger cars in Japan and Europe as early as fiscal 2016, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. Compared with existing hybrid cars, which are mainly powered by a gasoline. . .  read more

Diesels, Despite Competition,Will Still Lead Fuel Frugality March - Audi
July 22, 2014 // Forbes

At a diesel technology workshop, held here in Sweden, Audi said around 40 per cent of its engines sold since 2010 were diesels, and this will continue to at least 2020. In Europe, close to 50 per cent of all new cars sold are diesels. Diesels have been. . .  read more

Japan's Mitsubishi to enter Australia diesel market with import terminal
July 22, 2014 // Reuters

(Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp said it is entering Australia's diesel market by building a $103 million gas oil import terminal to tap growing demand and as a closure of several refineries has squeezed domestic supply of the fuel.  read more

US: Kia eyes diesel entry in US
July 11, 2014 // Just Auto

Kia is looking at introducing diesel engines to America as part of its long-term plan to continue growing by entering new segments. The arrival of the K900, a Mercedes S-Class-sized luxury saloon, in the US in February and the launch of the company's f. . .  read more

Betting on Diesel Cars, Exxon Is Set to Expand Belgium Refinery
July 10, 2014 // The New York Times

More than half of the new cars registered in Western Europe last year were diesel powered, compared with only about one in 10 back in 1990. (Even now, only about 3 percent of new cars in the United States are diesels, according to the market researcher IH. . .  read more

Audi Won Le Mans with 22 Percent Less Diesel Fuel
June 27, 2014 // Hybrid Cars

Audi reached its goal of reducing fuel consumption while competing in the Le Mans 24 Hours. The company’s R18 e-tron quattro clinched its 2014 Le Mans victory while consuming 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. With 13 victories in 16. . .  read more

BorgWarner Equips New Generation Of Diesel Engines From Volkswagen With Pressure Sensor Glow Plugs
June 24, 2014 // PRNewswire

"BorgWarner's advanced diesel cold-start technology contributes significantly to a cleaner combustion process," said Brady Ericson, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Emissions Systems. "BorgWarner is the first manufacturer to produce the PSG in se. . .  read more

Top 15 most fuel efficient cars in India
June 23, 2014 // The Times of India

Honda's sales in India rose 83% from a year earlier to 1.34 lakh cars in the year ended March 2014. For this performance at a time when the overall car market shrank, analysts cite its success with diesel — the heavier fuel which is still lighter on pocke. . .  read more

Diesel Expected to Overtake Gasoline as No. 1 Transport Fuel
June 19, 2014 // ForConstructionPros.com

The Diesel Technology Forum commissioned R.L. Polk and Company to study vehicle registration data for all 50 states from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. The goal was to evaluate the trends in clean diesel and hybrid registrations nationwide, to iden. . .  read more

It's Audi Again at Le Mans
June 15, 2014 // The Wall Street Journal

Audi scored its 13th overall win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in central France on Sunday, putting down a hugely talented team from Porsche, its Volkswagen Group corporate sibling, in what has to be one of the most expensive examples of interoffice team-bui. . .  read more

World's Most Fuel-Efficient Car Makes Its Debut
June 9, 2014 // Inside Climate News

The Volkswagen XL 1, a diesel-electric hybrid, gets about 260 miles per gallon—meaning, a New York-to-Washington run would guzzle just about a gallon of diesel. Chevrolet's all-electric Spark, America's fuel economy leader, gets half that many miles per g. . .  read more

Bombardier to supply TRAXX diesel multi-engine locomotives to DB
June 8, 2014 // Railway Technology

Bombardier Transportation has secured a €27m contract from German railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB) to deliver seven TRAXX diesel multi-engine locomotives. The locomotives are equipped with four Caterpillar C18 engines, which are controlled individual. . .  read more

Japan automakers team up in engine research
May 19, 2014 // Reuters

The car makers have learned from Europe's R&D methods, in which companies work closely with one another and with universities to save resources and costs - helping give birth to popular technologies such as clean diesel, he said. AICE will focus on stu. . .  read more

Carmakers bet on diesel market
May 16, 2014 // The Korea Times

Diesel engine powered cars have been enjoying a sales growth, backed by the appeal of higher fuel efficiency, which is 20 to 30 percent better than those that run on regular gasoline. Last year, diesel engine car sales exceeded those of regular gasoline p. . .  read more

Two-stroke scooters are big polluters
May 15, 2014 // Agence France-Presse

Paris - Scientists on Tuesday pointed the finger at two-stroke scooters, a ubiquitous sight in developing countries, for massively contributing to local air pollution. "Cars and trucks, particularly diesel vehicles, are thought to be the main vehicular. . .  read more

BorgWarner's Advanced Technologies Drive 2014 World Car Winners
May 15, 2014 // PRNewswire

AUBURN HILLS, MI - BorgWarner supplies a number of advanced technologies for winners of the 2014 World Car Awards. For 12 of the 15 finalists in all categories, BorgWarner provides one or more advanced technologies, such as variable cam timing systems,. . .  read more

Sales of new cars surging as motorists return to the market
May 10, 2014 // The Irish Independent

SALES of new cars are up over 30 pct. so far this year, with a 45 pct. rise in April alone. Diesel cars continue to out-sell petrol models by three-to-one, with lower-emission models selling best as motorists try to reduce road tax costs.  read more

Euro-IV petrol, diesel in 50 more cities by March 2015
May 9, 2014 // Moneycontrol.com (India)

The government will extend supply of Euro-IV grade petrol and diesel to 50 more cities by March next year in an attempt to cut vehicular pollution in major towns. Ultra-low sulphur petrol and diesel, meeting Euro-IV emission norms, began selling in 13. . .  read more

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 . . .  read more

Cruze named best diesel car
April 17, 2014 // The Vindicator (Youngstown, OH)

A year after the first 2014 Cruze Diesels began rolling off the lines, readers of The Diesel Driver magazine have named the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel best diesel car of the year. “The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, with a market-leading 46 mpg highway [5.11. . .  read more

Welcome To Cummins, U.S.A.
April 16, 2014 // Forbes

A tinkerer, Clessie Cummins was among the first to see the commercial potential of an unproved engine technology invented two decades earlier by Rudolf Diesel, and in 1929 he created America’s first diesel-powered automobile– a used Packard limo he’d adap. . .  read more

300 mpg Diesel-Electric Hybrid Unveiled by Volkswagen
April 16, 2014 // Oil Price.com

The star of this week’s Qatar motor show will undoubtedly be Volkswagen’s “one-liter car,” the diesel hybrid XL1, which is able to achieve more than 300 mpg. The $60,000 XL1 is powered by an 800cc, two-cylinder turbodiesel powerplant (half a BlueMotion. . .  read more

EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites
April 14, 2014 // The Los Angeles Times

Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. Carbon dioxide released by the c. . .  read more

SAE Powertrain Panel: Higher-Octane Gas Could Improve Fuel Economy
April 9, 2014 // WardsAuto.com

DETROIT – Vehicle fuel efficiency could be improved significantly if the U.S. would shift to higher-octane gasoline, Detroit Three powertrain chiefs tell attendees at the SAE World Congress here. The idea hardly is unprecedented. The U.S. mandated Euro. . .  read more

Total Cost of Ownership: A Gasoline vs. Diesel Comparison
April 9, 2014 // Next-Gen Transportation News

The report compared diesel and gasoline models of vehicles in which manufacturers offered both powertrains. Researchers looked at passenger cars, sport utility vehicles and medium-duty (Class 2) pickup trucks. Some of the key findings of the report: -. . .  read more

Allen Schaeffer Guest Column - Diesel: The Technology for Future
April 9, 2014 // The Economic Times (India)

Recently we have had the opportunity to participate in the India California Air Pollution Mitigation Program, a joint initiative of the University of California and The Energy Resources Institute (TERI), India. A major theme of the discussions was the . . .  read more

Cummins ISG Diesel Debuts In Foton Truck
April 8, 2014 // Diesel Progress

Beiqi Foton Motor Co. Ltd., one of China’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, introduced a new truck model powered by the new Cummins ISG diesel engine at the Cummins Technical Center in Columbus, Ind. During the launch event, Cummins and BFCEC . . .  read more

Shanghai to adopt China V emission standard
April 3, 2014 // The Shanghai Daily (China)

SHANGHAI will become the second city in the country after Beijing to introduce the China V emission standard for new vehicles starting from April 30. According to Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau, vehicles under the new emission standard will c. . .  read more

Greener Diesel, Cleaner Air: Ontario’s New Biodiesel Rules Will Help Fight Climate Change, Smog
April 3, 2014 // Government of Ontario - Ministry of the Environment

New rules, which went into effect April 1, are being phased in over three years. By 2017, the amount of biofuel blended into regular diesel will need to average at least four per cent. Greenhouse gases must be reduced by at least 30 per cent this year, an. . .  read more

Abu Dhabi Oil Refinery Said to Plan July Diesel Switch
April 2, 2014 // Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi’s largest oil refinery is preparing to boost production of the industry’s lowest-sulfur diesel within three months as standards for the fuel rise, two people with knowledge of the matter said. The emirate’s 400,000 barrel-a-day plant at Ruwai. . .  read more

Combined Cessna/Beechcraft Makes First Public Appearance
April 2, 2014 // Aviation International News

Expanding on the Cessna 182 JT-A, Hepburn said diesel is a “fantastic technology” that “the marketplace has been pushing for.” He also said that because diesel engines run on jet-A, they skirt the environmental issues surrounding 100LL. Asked if this mean. . .  read more

Isuzu Joins Diesel Technology Forum
April 2, 2014 // Work Truck Magazine

The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) has announced that Isuzu Manufacturing Services America, a medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle and diesel engine producer, has joined the Forum. “We are proud to welcome Isuzu Manufacturing Services America to Fo. . .  read more

Mid-America Truck Show: Summing up trucking’s big show
April 1, 2014 // Fleet Owner

It was noteworthy that in his address at the annual Heavy Duty Manufacturers Assn. breakfast at MATS, Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, head of Daimler’s global truck and bus business, asserted that he is “convinced that a highly efficient diesel engine will remain . . .  read more

Daimler’s Bernhard: Diesel is the alternative fuel
March 28, 2014 // Fleet Owner

“We don’t see any long-haul applications [for natural gas] so far,” said Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, the head of Daimler’s global truck and bus business. “One of our suppliers put a 15L on hold because we don’t see the customers. I see a little bit of hesitan. . .  read more

Daimler executive critical of natural gas, hopeful for U.S. trucking industry
March 28, 2014 // The Trucker.Com

While interest in natural gas may have seen a surge last year, head of the Daimler Truck and Bus Division Wolfgang Bernhard said that tide has rolled out. “My alternative fuel is diesel,” Bernhard said at the Q&A portion of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers. . .  read more

It's Not Just Cars: Diesel Tractors, Construction Equipment Clean Up Emissions Too
March 26, 2014 // Green Car Reports

Cars and utility vehicles are getting greener, but they're far from the only vehicles out there. To reduce the environmental impact of internal-combustion engines in a meaningful way, the emissions of commercial vehicles have to be curtailed as well. H. . .  read more

Telematics is ‘game-changer’ new Delphi boss says
March 25, 2014 // Canadian Technician

Though currently based in the United Kingdom, Desnos is very familiar with the North American market. He was based in Troy, Michigan from 2005 to 2010, as managing director for the Diesel North American business. In fact, he began his Delphi career in 199. . .  read more

Diesel revolution: Who needs hybrids?
March 25, 2014 // Agence France-Presse

Diesel-powered cars might be more expensive to buy, but they're cheaper to run, offer better fuel efficiency than petrol or even hybrids and, thanks to a number of technological upgrades, have also managed to shed their image as sluggish, noisy and pollut. . .  read more

First drive: VW Twin-Up prototype
March 24, 2014 // BBC

Meet the tiny diesel-electric hybrid that’ll do 257mpg and 1900 miles on a tank. It's the XL-1 in city-car form.  read more

Honeywell's hot streak
March 24, 2014 // Automotive News Europe

Honeywell's turbo business is on a hot streak in Europe. Six of the last eight European Car of the Year winners have gotten a boost from Honeywell's best-known component, and Ferrari has hired the supplier to help power its Formula One racecars. Some d. . .  read more

A closer look at the basics of Volkswagen Group’s important new 2.0L diesel MDB engine
March 22, 2014 // Green Car Congress

The Volkswagen Group’s new 2.0-liter TDI diesel (EA288) will eventually replace all the 2.0-liter TDI Clean Diesel engines fitted in Audi and Volkswagen TDI Clean Diesel models, and as such, is a strategically important engine. The Group was responsibl. . .  read more

Fleet CO2 emissions now 8g/km below UK average for new cars
March 20, 2014 // Fleet World

New data from ALD Automotive shows that company car drivers are leading the way in terms of reducing carbon emissions as average CO2 emissions fall to an all-time low, outperforming the UK average for new vehicles. ALD’s analysis of company cars it has. . .  read more

Euro Oil Refiner to Keep Shutting Amid Wrong-Fuel Supply
March 20, 2014 // Bloomberg

Europe’s biggest wave of refinery shutdowns since the 1980s will probably last through the end of the decade, deepening nations’ dependence on imports, according to the U.K.’s biggest buyer of automotive fuels. Many of Europe’s refineries were built de. . .  read more

Today’s Diesel Cars Pollute 21 Percent Less Than 10 Years Ago
March 18, 2014 // Hybrid Cars

A study released March 13 revealed new diesel cars sold in the UK are 21 percent less polluting and 27 percent more economical than they were in 2003. The study also stated in the past decade, the increasing number of diesel cars fitted with advanced c. . .  read more

China wins big in R50bn rail fleet contract
March 18, 2014 // The Independent Online

Johannesburg - Chinese engine manufacturer China South Rail (CSR) will take the biggest share of the R50.4 billion contract to produce new-generation locomotives for Transnet, which announced the names of the four successful bidders yesterday. The logi. . .  read more

Umicore opens dedicated catalyst facility in China to reduce emissions from truck engines
March 18, 2014 // Globenewswire

Umicore today opened its new production facility for catalysts used in heavy duty diesel (HDD) vehicles such as trucks and buses. The catalysts made at this facility will enable truck producers and engine manufacturers in China to meet the new China IV em. . .  read more

Diesel is far from dead
March 17, 2014 // The Motorship

Although alternatives are looking increasingly attractive, Lloyd’s Register believes that the trusted traditional two-stroke diesel engine will continue to be the first choice in large ship propulsion for many years to come.  read more

Diesel is far from dead
March 17, 2014 // The Motorship

Although alternatives are looking increasingly attractive, Lloyd’s Register believes that the trusted traditional two-stroke diesel engine will continue to be the first choice in large ship propulsion for many years to come.  read more

CNH Industrial's powertrain business wins Diesel of the Year 2014 for Cursor 16 engine
March 17, 2014 // PRNewswire

BASILDON, United Kingdom - The technological excellence of powertrain manufacturer FPT Industrial, a CNH Industrial brand, has been recognised with an important distinction. DIESEL magazine named the new 16-litre, six-cylinder, in-line Cursor 16 engine as. . .  read more

Russia plans big boost to Primorsk diesel exports after 2016
March 6, 2014 // Reuters

MOSCOW - Russia's oil pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Thursday it plans to nearly triple diesel exports from the Baltic Sea port of Primorsk after 2016, when domestic companies are expected to boost production.  read more

‘Baby Jeep’ Introduced in Geneva
March 4, 2014 // The New York Times

GENEVA — Jeep introduced its Renegade subcompact sport utility vehicle here Tuesday on the opening day of press previews for the 84th Geneva Motor Show. Gasoline and diesel engines for the vehicles will be sourced from the United States, Italy and Braz. . .  read more

Commentary: Bright Future for Diesel in the Natural Gas Revolution
February 26, 2014 // Ideas Lab Energy Perspectives

The question is what role natural gas will play in the future of trucking, which is today dominated by diesel fuel. While the nation’s truckers will ultimately be the ones to answer that question, according to international and U.S. energy and transpor. . .  read more

Porsche Will Build Plug-In Hybrid Macan, Bring Diesel To America
February 20, 2014 // Jalopnik

The Macan Diesel will be in the USA from 2015, according to von Platen. That means your Macan can have a 3.0 turbodiesel V6 with 258 horsepower and 405 foot pounds of torque. Acceleration to 62 will be a brisk 6.1 seconds. I drove the Macan Diesel briefly. . .  read more

MTU Series 4000 marine engines achieve ABS NVR Certification
February 19, 2014 // MTU

As the first engines in its power class the MTU Series 4000 diesel engine was recently awarded Naval Vessel Rules (NVR) certification by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). The new ABS NVR certification, a requirement for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Fast Re. . .  read more

Diesel is the first choice for SUVs
February 18, 2014 // Robert Bosch LLC

Many people choose SUVs for their higher driving position and excellent all-round visibility. Their robust chassis is another good reason, as is the flexibility of their seating. But this increase in comfort should not come at too high a price in terms of. . .  read more

Natural gas vehicles worse for climate than diesel ones?
February 14, 2014 // USA Today

Natural gas is widely hailed as cleaner than other fossil fuels, but new research says using it — instead of diesel — to power trucks and buses could actually exacerbate global warming over a 100-year period. Diesel engines are relatively fuel-efficien. . .  read more

Study Finds Methane Leaks Negate Benefits of Natural Gas as a Fuel for Vehicles
February 14, 2014 // The New York Times

“Switching from diesel to natural gas, that’s not a good policy from a climate perspective,” said the study’s lead author, Adam R. Brandt, an assistant professor in the department of energy resources at Stanford.  read more

Diesel Cars Outsell Gasoline Models In Korea
February 13, 2014 // The Chosun Ilbo (Korea)

Diesel models outsold gasoline cars here for the first time last year. According to the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association on Monday, 672,025 diesel cars were registered last year, accounting for 43.5 percent of the total and up 13.5 percent from . . .  read more

Cummins KT-2300-Marine Diesel Makes North American Debut
February 12, 2014 // Marine Engineers Review

The M/V Ocean Marauder, recently launched in the waters off Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is the first North American fishing vessel powered by a Cummins KT-2300-M diesel engine. The low surface-area-to-volume ratio due to large cylinder displac. . .  read more

Honeywell Expects To Launch 100 New Turbos In 2014
February 11, 2014 // PRNewswire

ROLLE, Switzerland - Honeywell Turbo Technologies, a leading global developer of automotive turbochargers, expects to launch more than 100 turbocharger applications involving more than 20 new technologies in 2014. These new applications will serve Honeywe. . .  read more

GM to Spend 250 Million Euros to Expand Engine Factory in Poland
February 11, 2014 // Bloomberg

General Motors Co. will spend 250 million euros ($342 million) expanding its auto-engine plant in Tychy, Poland, as the largest U.S. carmaker seeks to return to profit in Europe. The factory will be upgraded in preparation for building a new 1.6-liter . . .  read more

Cat M Series 3 Motorgraders Deliver Fuel Efficiency, Safety, Reduced Emissions
February 10, 2014 // Construction Equipment Guide

M Series 3 motorgraders meet U.S. EPA Tier IV Final/EU Stage IV emission standards using emissions reduction technology that is designed to be transparent, with no action required by the operator. Because of improved fuel economy over Tier IV Interim a. . .  read more

Diesel Vehicles to Change Korea’s Automobile Market Dynamics
February 7, 2014 // Business Korea

Competition among diesel cars is taking concrete shape in the local automobile market this year. Korean automakers such as Hyundai Motor Company are mulling over releasing more diesel models within this year. The foreign carmakers in Korea that concent. . .  read more

U.S. Refiners Export More Fuel Than Ever
October 10, 2013 // The Wall Street Journal

Overseas customers are particularly eager for low-sulfur diesel that meets the stringent air-quality standards that are rolling out across South and Central America and are already law in Europe. U.S. diesel exports surpassed one million barrels a day . . .  read more

John Deere Presents Reliable Tier 3 Marine Engine Lineup
October 8, 2013 // Shipbuilding Tribune.com

John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) will meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Marine Tier 3 emissions regulations with a complete lineup of diesel engines from 74 to 559 kW (99 to 750 hp). John Deere Tier 3 marine engines meet current European U. . .  read more

Wabtec Signs $63 Million Contract To Build New, Low-Emission Locomotives For Metrolinx
October 8, 2013 // PRNewswire

Wabtec Corporation said its MotivePower subsidiary has signed a $63 million contract with Canada's Metrolinx to build 10 new, low-emission locomotives. Metrolinx is an agency of the Province of Ontario and the regional transportation authority for the Gre. . .  read more

Energy experts: When it comes to natural gas, hedge your bets
October 8, 2013 // Houston Chronicle

The United States is investing heavily in natural gas, as domestic production soars, but power utilities and policymakers are better off hedging their bets, energy experts warned Tuesday. If natural gas prices surge higher than the $4 to $5 per million. . .  read more

Honeywell projects big jump in automotive turbos by 2018
October 7, 2013 // Reuters

The use of turbo chargers to boost power in smaller automotive engines is expected to increase rapidly over the next five years, with the greatest growth anticipated in China, according to Honeywell International Inc., a major player in the sector. Dri. . .  read more

Volkswagen debuts incredible new 261-mpg hybrid in Chattanooga
October 4, 2013 // Mother Nature Network

CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE — I’ve never felt more like Vanna White. Dale Willman of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) and I pulled the sheet back on the Volkswagen XL1, the 261-mile-per-gallon diesel hybrid that was making its North American debu. . .  read more

Turbocharged engines gaining speed
October 3, 2013 // The Detroit News

Automakers in North America will sell 3 million gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles with turbocharged engines in 2013, according to estimates from Troy-based forecaster LMC Automotive. That’s an increase from 2.1 million in 2012. More than three-quart. . .  read more

Preserving Public Safety: Role of Backup Generators in Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief and Recovery
September 30, 2013 // Diesel Technology Forum

This webinar provided a basic understanding of the issues surrounding the use of emergency backup power systems, technology and fuel choices, operating conditions and case studies.  read more

Indian Railways mulls advanced diesel technologies
September 23, 2013 // International Railway Journal

INDIAN Railways (IR) is working on plans to adopt Common Rail Electronic Direct Fuel Injection (CREDI) technology for diesel locomotives with the aim of reducing fuel costs for its 4500-strong fleet. IR says it estimates that equipping the entire fleet. . .  read more

Land Rover will launch diesel hybrid SUVs
August 26, 2013 // Automotive News Europe

LONDON -- Responding to regulatory pressure to improve fuel economy and reduce CO2 emissions, Land Rover plans to introduce diesel-hybrid versions of its new Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models. Land Rover decided to develop diesel-hybrids rather . . .  read more

Bosch: Diesel vehicle sales growing in key markets
August 16, 2013 // Autocar Professional

United States: Diesel boom on the horizon - A number of European manufacturers already sell passenger cars equipped with modern diesel technology on the US market. And as of 2013, US manufacturers have finally started to offer diesel versions of their own. . .  read more

US diesel exports to Europe steady at 1.5 million tons in August
August 15, 2013 // Platts

London - European imports of ultra low sulfur diesel from the US were seen at 1.5 million tons in August, holding steady month on month amid continued prompt supply tightness in Europe, traders said Thursday. "The arbitrage has remained well open. I th. . .  read more

US becoming 'refiner to the world' as diesel demand grows
August 7, 2013 // CNBC

U.S. refineries are expanding their diesel-production capacity, not so much for truckers in the U.S., but for drivers in places such as Mexico City and Santiago, Chile. Already running at their highest levels in six years, U.S. refineries are finding s. . .  read more

Diesel Power And Small Vehicles Prove Popular For Mercedes-Benz Canada
August 2, 2013 // Hybrid Cars

With over 78 percent take rate for diesel on light trucks, over 230 smart vehicle sold and over 300 Sprinters, July proved Diesel and small cars are the way to success for Mercedes-Benz in Canada. The diesel take rate for luxury light trucks was 78.5 p. . .  read more

Cessna Nearing Certification Of Diesel Skylane
July 30, 2013 // Aviation Week

Cessna expected initial interest to come from the international markets, and “we’re seeing that there,” Noah says. But what has taken the company by surprise is the interest Cessna is seeing in the U.S. “We didn’t expect the U.S. to be an early adopter,” . . .  read more

Efficiency, Imported From Europe
July 21, 2013 // The New York Times

The number of available diesel car and S.U.V. models is expected to double by the end of 2014, to 34 from 17, according to the Diesel Technology Forum. An industry analysis firm, LMC Automotive, projects that diesel market share will double by 2018, fr. . .  read more

Diesels: Difference Engine - Born again
July 8, 2013 // The Economist

Later this year, Americans will get their first chance to experience what a really advanced diesel is like—and why Europeans opt for diesels over hybrids, plug-in electrics and even petrol-powered cars. The leader of the new pack is the Mazda 6, comple. . .  read more

Audi e-Tron Quattro Diesel Hybrid Race Car Wins Le Mans 24 Hours Race
June 25, 2013 // Green Car Reports

Audi has continued its dominant run at the world's most famous endurance race, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday. The race-winning Audi uses a diesel V-6 engine to power the rear wheels--already a winning setup from previous Le Mans races--but pow. . .  read more

New National Fuel Standard In China Kicks In
June 6, 2013 // Beijing News (China)

Starting from next month the minimum quality of diesel sold across China will be lifted to "National Standard III, the equivalent of Euro III standards, according to a report in yesterday's Beijing News. "National Standard II" diesel has a sulphur cont. . .  read more

Europeans use more diesel to cut CO2
June 5, 2013 // The National Journal's Expert Blog

More than a decade ago, the EU decided that it would move toward a policy of lower CO2 emissions and as part of that, and established a tax structure that favors more fuel efficient technologies like diesel by taxing gasoline at a higher level. As a re. . .  read more

Umicore enabling Europe's drive for clean air
June 4, 2013 // Reuters

Brussels - During the European Commission's Green Week on clean air, Umicore announced the commissioning of its new dedicated production line for heavy duty diesel (HDD) catalysts in Florange, France. To cater for upcoming demand Umicore recently annou. . .  read more

When Size Doesn't Matter with CO2 Emissions
June 4, 2013 // PRNewswire

Mazda Corporation is a company that thinks differently which is why the investment in its ground-breaking SKYACTIV programme has been so significant. "It's given us a point of difference to other car makers," said Jeremy Thomson, Managing Director of Mazd. . .  read more

Moscow refinery producing Euro 5 diesel
June 3, 2013 // Oil and Gas Journal

Gazprom Neft has begun producing 10 ppm sulfur diesel fuel meeting Euro 5 standards at its 250,000-b/d Moscow refinery. The company reconstructed a diesel hydrotreater and added a hydrotreatment unit as part of a modernization program begun in 2009.  read more

Test Vehicle: Flows better with diesel
May 27, 2013 // Calcalist TV (Israel)

(Print and audio news story) According to U.S. data released by the Diesel Technology Forum, in 2010 the U.S. sold 640 779 cars with diesel engines. In 2012 already sold 796 794 Diesel cars - a jump of 24% in just two years.  read more

Group Says Cars & Trucks Powered by Clean Diesel Key to Meeting CO2 Emissions Reduction Targets
May 26, 2013 // Technology Tell

“This new data compiled by the European Environment Agency highlights the continued popularity of clean diesel vehicles in Europe and the role they are playing in helping the European Union’s goal in reducing CO2 emissions,” said Allen Schaeffer , the Exe. . .  read more

Driving Volkswagen’s 261-MPG Diesel-Electric Supercar Spacepod
May 23, 2013 // Wired

How could such a vehicle possibly be considered a supercar when it takes more than 12 seconds to reach 60 mph? Because once you’re there, it takes a scant 8.3 horsepower to maintain that speed — one-third that of a Jetta — and you can cruise along there a. . .  read more

U.S. Clean Diesel Technology Exports an Economic Powerhouse: U.S. Leadership on Diesel Engines, Fuel and Equipment Recognized During World Trade Week
May 22, 2013 // PRNewswire

WASHINGTON -- On the occasion of World Trade Week, the Diesel Technology Forum today highlighted the importance of diesel engines, fuels and equipment in global commerce and international trade. "Diesel is one our nation's greatest environmental and. . .  read more

European Experience Shows that Cars and Trucks Powered by Clean Diesel Key to Meeting CO2 Emissions Reduction Targets
May 21, 2013 // PRNewswire

"This new data compiled by the European Environment Agency highlights the continued popularity of clean diesel vehicles in Europe and the role they are playing in helping the European Union's goal in reducing CO2 emissions," said Allen Schaeffer , the Exe. . .  read more

The natural solution to US energy?
May 16, 2013 // Fund Strategy (United Kingdom)

“Diesel today has near-zero emissions, which makes it competitive for fleets from a green perspective,” says Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum. Meanwhile, transport industries have learned practical lessons about atten. . .  read more

Ford Transit Helps Power British Gas With 520-Van Order
May 16, 2013 // The Auto Channel

BRENTWOOD, UNITED KINGDOM – The Ford Transit was chosen by British Gas when asked which van best suited the needs of their central heating installation engineers. This compatibility was one of the key factors that resulted in an order for 520 Ford Transit. . .  read more

BorgWarner Expands Cooperation With Jaguar Land Rover
May 15, 2013 // PRNewswire

BorgWarner will provide its leading turbocharging technologies for Jaguar Land Rover's new family of four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines, expected to launch in 2015. To support JLR's new Engine Manufacturing Centre near Wolverhampton, BorgWarner pla. . .  read more

Bosch Continues Growth Path in North America
May 15, 2013 // PRNewswire

In North America, Bosch's Automotive Technology sector recorded sales of $6.9 billion in 2012, compared with $6.3 billion in 2011, a 9.5 percent increase. Automotive sales accounted for 65 percent of Bosch's sales in North America. As a leading provider . . .  read more

Yanmar Displayed New Tier 4 Engine and Diagnostic Technologies at bauma 2013
May 14, 2013 // OEM Off-Highway Magazine

Complying with the latest and even stricter Tier 4 emission levels for non-road diesel engines under 56 kW, Yanmar had its new water-cooled diesel engines on show at bauma 2013 (April 15 to 21) in Munich on stand A4.415/514. The CARB-certified diesel engi. . .  read more

Volvo to Introduce Hybrid Articulated Buses
May 13, 2013 // Smart Energy Universe

The Volvo 7900 Articulated Hybrid bus is equipped with Volvo’s new five-liter 240 hp diesel engine. It is approved for Euro 6 norms and will generate extremely low emissions. The emissions of nitrogen oxide will decrease by 87% and particle emissions . . .  read more

Think all diesel SUVs cost extra? Not this one
May 10, 2013 // The Toronto Globe and Mail

If you’re in the market for a premium SUV of this size and with the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 4Matic BlueTec's capabilities, you simply must test drive the GLK diesel. I’m betting you’ll like it. We will be seeing more diesels in other vehicles, though. . .  read more

Don't count out diesel: Plenty of reasons to point to diesel reigning as trucking's primary fuel
May 10, 2013 // Fleet Owner

King of the road for decades when it comes to powering trucks, diesel will not easily nor soon fall from its throne despite the inroads alternative fuels are making into its territory. There are both near- and long-term reasons to argue that the altern. . .  read more

Natural Gas Vehicles in Top Auto Markets to Only Reach 7.5 Million in 2020
May 10, 2013 // Business Wire

BOSTON - Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) on the road in the world’s seven largest automobile markets will reach only 7.5 million as the industry struggles to capitalize on cheap shale-driven natural gas, Lux Research said. “Cheap natural gas is disrupting . . .  read more

Boris Johnson opens Wrightbus plant in County Antrim
May 10, 2013 // BBC

The London mayor, Boris Johnson, has opened a new Wrightbus plant in Northern Ireland, where part of the new bus for London is being built. The County Antrim facility will produce the chassis for the hybrid engine double decker. Transport for London. . .  read more

Volvo Doubling V60 Diesel Plug-In Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Production Due To High Demand
May 8, 2013 // Gas 2.0

Volvo just entered the hybrid market with a limited production V60 Plug-In Hybrid-Electric Vehicle (PHEV). They sold the first 1,000 that they built last year, and initially expected to increase production to 5,000 in 2014, but now they are increasing it . . .  read more

United Kingdom 2013 Diesel Car of the Year Winners Announced
May 8, 2013 // autoevolution

UK’s Diesel Car Magazine has announced the winners of its “2013 Diesel Car of the Year Awards”, which comprises no less than ten vehicle segments. According to the renowned magazine, who’s already celebrating its 25th anniversary, the winners have been. . .  read more

European Union car emissions plummet due to diesel and economic downturn
April 30, 2013 // Environmental Data Interactive Exchange

The average car sold in the EU in 2012 was 9% more fuel-efficient than the average three years before, according to a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The EEA claims that improved technology and an increase in the share of diesel car. . .  read more

Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association Welcomes Low-Sulphur Diesel
April 28, 2013 // Jamaican Gleaner

President of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA), Derrick Thompson, has welcomed Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell's announcement that low-sulphur diesel will soon be available in Jamaica. Low-sulphur, or ultra low-sulphur diesel, is a cle. . .  read more

Is this diesel’s year? Plenty of new models offer great fuel economy, low emissions
April 17, 2013 // Edmonton Journal

Diesel vehicle sales have recently shown solid growth in the U.S. “Confidence in the new generation of diesel cars is at an all-time high as evidenced by the double-digit increases in diesel sales in 20 of the last 24 months,” said Allen Schaeffer, exe. . .  read more

bauma 2013: World's Most Advanced Diesel Power To Be Unveiled at Global Construction Expo in Munich
April 16, 2013 // Market Watch

As the world's largest construction equipment exposition - bauma 2013 - gets underway this week in Munich, the most advanced innovations and achievements of clean diesel power for construction and mining equipment will be at the forefront. "Constructio. . .  read more

Volvo Adds New Diesel Tech, 8-Speed Auto To Improve Fuel Economy
April 9, 2013 // Green Car Reports

The company's new diesel engine family, launched this fall in Europe, features what Volvo calls 'i-ART' technology to help cut fuel consumption and emissions. i-ART provides pressure feedback from each individual fuel injector rather than using a singl. . .  read more

Ghibli will be Maserati's first diesel-powered car
April 9, 2013 // Automotive News Europe

The Ghibli will be the first Maserati production car to offer a diesel variant. The rear-wheel-drive Ghibli will play a significant role in Maserati's plan to increase its annual vehicle sales to 50,000 by 2015 from 6,288 last year. The Ghibli will . . .  read more

LNG as the Ultimate Solution? Not so fast . . .
April 3, 2013 // Maritime Professional

Debating the merits of LNG as the preferred marine fuel; should you wait or dive right in? It’s much more complicated than you think. A growing consensus says that LNG is the future of marine propulsion, while others argue that marine diesel fuel will. . .  read more

Kia to Beef Up Diesel Lineup
April 3, 2013 // Dow Jones Newswire

GYEONGJU, South Korea--Kia Motors Corp. is planning to expand its lineup of diesel-powered vehicles to tap strong demand in South Korea for fuel-efficient autos, Executive Vice President Kim Chang-sik said Wednesday. German brands from BMW AG and Volks. . .  read more

More greener buses planned for Scots roads
March 19, 2013 // The Scotsman (Scotland)

THE number of greener buses on Scotland’s roads will increase by one third after the Scottish Government announced funding today for a further 25 vehicles. The £2 million grant for single-deckers will bring the number of buses such as diesel-electric h. . .  read more

Can We Get From New York To Boston On One Gallon Of Fuel
March 18, 2013 // Scientific American

For the world's automakers, there is a new race. There is no track, and no finish line except to drive as far as mechanically possible on one gallon of gas (or its electrical equivalent). The latest champion, it seems, is Volkswagen. It's a new limite. . .  read more

Green bus bonanza for Greater Manchester
March 13, 2013 // Rochdale Online (United Kingdom)

Greater Manchester is set to become a green bus capital of the UK, with 229 diesel-electric hybrid vehicles on the road by this summer. Chair of TfGMC, Councillor Andrew Fender said: “Bus users tell us that travelling on cleaner, greener buses is a re. . .  read more

ExxonMobil: diesel will surpass gasoline as the number one global transportation fuel by 2020
March 9, 2013 // Green Car Congress

Diesel will surpass gasoline as the number one transportation fuel worldwide by 2020 and continue to increase its share through 2040, according to ExxonMobil’s recently published Outlook For Energy: A View To 2040. The relative shift away from motor gasol. . .  read more

Carmakers think outside the box as electric dreams shatter
March 8, 2013 // Reuters

Carmakers are going back to the drawing board in the hunt for fuel-saving technologies as hopes that electric vehicles will be the silver bullet for CO2 emissions look increasingly forlorn. There is a growing awareness that conventional hybrids and slo. . .  read more

Role of Backup Generators in Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief and Recovery
March 8, 2013 // Diesel Technology Forum

Interruptions of electrical power, even of short duration, create situations that imperil public health and safety. Emergency generators must be able to provide reliable, immediate and full strength electric power when there is a failure of the primary po. . .  read more

Geneva Motor Show: Volkswagen unveils diesel plug-in hybrid
March 6, 2013 // The Christian Science Monitor

Today, VW Group took the wraps off the production version of the Volkswagen XL1, a turbodieselplug-in hybrid two-seater that will be its most fuel-efficient model ever offered. Fuel efficiency is quoted as 261 miles per gallon on the European test cycl. . .  read more

Video: The First of Four Boreal Ferries Launched (Turkey)
March 1, 2013 // Shipbuilding Tribune.com

The first of the four Boreal ferries has been launched at ADA shipyard in Turkey on February the 28th. Each of the new vessels can accommodate 50 passenger car units, and to 249 persons. Emissions-friendly diesel engines in combination with highly effi. . .  read more

Can We Live again in 1964's Energy World?
February 27, 2013 // The Tyee (British Columbia)

"In the 1960s people didn't have three car garages, fly to Las Vegas to gamble or drive SUVs, but they lived comfortably," says Vaclav Smil. More importantly, they consumed 40 per cent less energy than people today. "We can return to 1964 with no probl. . .  read more

Higher taxes on diesel: Warning cry of French car manufacturers
February 26, 2013 // La Tribune (France)

(Translated news story) PSA, the second largest manufacturer of diesel engines, the Director of Research and Development, William Faury recently explained that the attacks "are technically and scientifically unfounded in relation to diesel engine today." . . .  read more

Billionaire launches plans for Titanic replica
February 26, 2013 // Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- What could possibly go wrong? An Australian billionaire is getting ready to build a new version of the Titanic that could set sail in late 2016. In what some may consider a temptation of fate for a remake of a notoriously "unsinkabl. . .  read more

RTA’s green initiatives help reduce Dubai’s carbon footprint
February 26, 2013 // Gulf News (Dubai)

Sowing the seeds of green in Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a series of initiatives over the last couple of years that has helped reduce the city’s carbon footprint considerably. Dubai’s public transport buses are powered b. . .  read more

Other VW Models to Share 261 MPG XL1 Drivetrain: Diesel plug-in will also power version of Volkswagen Up! minicar
February 26, 2013 // The Detroit Bureau

Volkswagen apparently has big plans for the high-mileage diesel plug-in hybrid powertrain that will be used in its little XL1 microcar. Reports from Europe suggest the drivetrain – which will yield an astonishing 261 miles per gallon under the hood of . . .  read more

Metro Transit aims to expand fleet
February 26, 2013 // The Chronicle Herald (Nova Scotia)

Metro Transit expects to spend $34.7 million in the next three years to buy 80 buses, which will both replace its aging fleet and expand service in the core. About half of the new buses bought this year will replace vehicles Metro Transit has been usin. . .  read more

CNG body flays ban on use of diesel generators
February 25, 2013 // Dawn (Pakistan)

The All Pakistan CNG Association on Monday criticised the government policy of barring filling stations from using diesel generators to run business during electricity loadshedding. Association president Ghiyas Paracha demanded immediate reversal of th. . .  read more

VW will build XL1 plug-in hybrid car
February 21, 2013 // Automotive News Europe

Volkswagen said it will build the XL1 plug-in hybrid, which the automaker says will be the most fuel-efficient production car in the world. The two-seater uses a diesel hybrid powertrain, an aerodynamically shaped body and lightweight materials to limi. . .  read more

Mercedes-Benz Previews New Atego Truck Line: New Model Offers Choice of Clean Diesel Engines, Available Eight-Speed Transmission
February 14, 2013 // Truck Trend Magazine

Mercedes-Benz is known for its sophistication and engineering in its passenger cars and SUVs, and is well-known among commercial customers for the same attributes, being one of the leaders in innovation in the heavy truck segment. Following the introducti. . .  read more

Advancements in Clean Diesel Technology and Fuel To Continue Major Reductions in Black Carbon Emissions
January 16, 2013 // The Telegraph (Calcutta, India)

Advancements in clean diesel technology will continue to deliver major reductions in black carbon (soot) emissions in both the U.S. and worldwide, Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum said today. Schaeffer highlighted . . .  read more

Alternative fuel and diesel cars achieve record sales in 2012
January 8, 2013 // TheGreenCarWebsite

The market for alternative fuel vehicles rose 9.4 per cent in 2012 in the UK, according to the latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)-to achieve a 1.4 per cent share of the new car market. While alternative fuel vehicles. . .  read more

Mazda6 diesel to race at Rolex 24, team and drivers announced
January 4, 2013 // AutoBlog

Mazda is getting serious about showing off the Skyactiv-D turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine in the Mazda6. The automaker has just announced it will campaign three diesel Mazda6 racers in the Grand-Am GX class of the upcoming 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona in a . . .  read more

2013 sees cleaner trucks and buses across European Union
January 4, 2013 // Agence France-Presse

Under new European Union rules to combat pollution, trucks and buses rolling off assembly lines this year will produce significantly less harmful exhaust fumes. The European Commission said the new norms, known as Euro VI and replacing standards set in. . .  read more

In Japan, Diesel Cars Get a Second Chance
December 20, 2012 // Bloomberg

Improved filters, turbochargers, and fuel injection have helped make the motors quieter and cleaner. As part of its support of more fuel-efficient vehicles, Japan’s government this year introduced subsidies of as much as 180,000 yen ($2,200) for clean die. . .  read more

Ford boosting production of small diesel engine for Transit
December 18, 2012 // The Detroit Free Press

Ford announced today that it is increasing production of its small diesel engine to supply North American demand for the Transit commercial van. The diesel, also known as the Duratorq, has been in strong demand because it is sold around the world in th. . .  read more

"Clean Diesel. Clearly Better." Campaign for Clean Diesel Cars Welcomed
December 12, 2012 // PRNewswire

The first ever joint promotion campaign by German automakers to promote clean diesel vehicles in the U.S. was welcomed today with the hope that it can accelerate current market successes for domestic clean diesel vehicle sales, according to Allen Schaeffe. . .  read more

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What’s Next for Regional Diesel Collaboratives: Sizing Up Future Funding, Programs and Opportunities
December 12, 2012 // Diesel Technology Forum

Various regional EPA diesel collaboratives have been hard at work addressing diesel related emissions in their regions across the country. Some are in the process of reorganizing to work closely with engine and equipment manufacturers while others are ta. . .  read more

Mazda Leads Diesel Comeback as Dirty-Clunker Stigma Fades
December 11, 2012 // Bloomberg

Mazda Motor Corp. is betting big on cleaner diesels, creating a challenge to imports and hybrids as government incentives spur demand for fuel-efficient vehicles. As of October, sales of diesels had tripled from last year to 31,425 units in Japan, acco. . .  read more

Most car manufacturers on track to meet 2012 CO2 targets
December 11, 2012 // European Environment Agency

In 2011, average CO2 vehicle emissions for most carmakers were below target levels estimated for 2012. This was the situation for 47 carmakers, responsible for 95% of the new cars registered in the EU in 2011, according to the latest European Environment . . .  read more

Diesel-electric MPSV "Cleaner, Greener" Option
December 10, 2012 // Ship and Bunker

Speaking at the official launch of the new vessel, Bumi Armada chief financial officer Rezza Hassan said the diesel-electric engine offers a variety of benefits for the company. "The benefits of diesel-electric engines are lower fuel consumption and no. . .  read more

Mazda CX-5 named Japan's Car of The Year
December 3, 2012 // Auto Blog

While the Toyota-Subaru sports car picked up 318 votes for its thrilling rear-wheel drive handling, high revving boxer engine and reasonable price, it was the Mazda CX-5's revolutionary Skyactiv technology, great handling and economical clean diesel engin. . .  read more

Honda unveils new diesel for overseas Civic... will it come here?
November 19, 2012 // Auto Blog

Honda has indeed been promoting its new Earth Dreams family of fuel efficient engines, and with good reason. The next generation of the Japanese automaker's powerplants are said to deliver more power with less consumption. You can't go wrong there. So . . .  read more

Diesel-Electric Power Plus Batteries Makes for a Very Efficient
October 24, 2012 // Maritime Security

Depending on the operating profile, the ASD 2810 Hybrid, which has a combination of diesel-direct and diesel-electric propulsion, facilitates average fuel savings of between 10% and 30% and cuts local emissions by 20 to 60%. The vessel has a bollard pull . . .  read more

MINI Cooper wins ‘Most Fun Green Car’ for the second year running
October 15, 2012 // The Leader (United Kingdom)

Who said going green couldn’t be fun? For the second consecutive year, the MINI Cooper D has bagged the ‘Most Fun Green Car’ at the What Car? Annual Green Awards. Packed with innovative green technology, this award-winning diesel car is kind to the enviro. . .  read more

French Diesel car manufacturers counter carcinogens
October 8, 2012 // AFP

(TV news report) Paris - The majority of drivers in France run their cars on diesel, but the fuel has just been classified as carcinogenic by the WHO. Ecologists are calling for a rise in tax to make it the same price as petrol, as well as banning it from. . .  read more

Delphi Presents Technologies for Greener Gasoline, Diesel and Hybrid Vehicles at Aachen Colloquium
October 8, 2012 // Delphi Automotive

A third paper, presented by Daimler AG, details the joint Daimler-Delphi development of a combustion system using a new prototype two-stage diesel injector from Delphi. The injector uses a new variable orifice nozzle (VON) concept to minimize the conflict. . .  read more

Cat Says 500 Hybrid D7E Dozers Save 1.4 Million Gallons Of Diesel
October 5, 2012 // ForConstructionPros.com

Caterpillar has shipped the 500th D7E track-type tractor, and Cat says Product Link data suggests the burgeoning population of diesel-electric dozers have saved more than 1.4 million gallons of diesel fuel. The Cat D7E features a diesel-electric drive . . .  read more

Electric cars 'pose environmental threat'
October 4, 2012 // BBC

Electric cars might pollute much more than petrol or diesel-powered cars, according to new research. The Norwegian University of Science and Technology study found greenhouse gas emissions rose dramatically if coal was used to produce the electricity. . . .  read more

Toyota Says It’s Beefing-Up Its Diesel Portfolio
October 2, 2012 // Motor Trend

At a news conference last week in Tokyo, Toyota vice chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada wanted to set the record straight regarding the automaker’s diesel development. “We are making some of the best clean diesel engines in the world,” he stressed.  read more

U.S. Car Buyers Like Hybrids, Europeans Go For Diesels; Why?
September 26, 2012 // Green Car Reports

If you’re a car buyer in the U.S. looking for a high gas-mileage car, the chances are you’re going to choose a hybrid car for your next vehicle. In Europe, however, hybrid cars are generally shunned by car buyers in preference of high gas-mileage die. . .  read more

London to press 600 new hybrid buses into public transport by 2016
September 26, 2012 // Clean Technology Business Review (United Kingdom)

The order will be the largest order for hybrid buses across Europe with the first batch of 30 buses expected to be pressed into service in April 2013. Technology to be used for the buses combines batteries, a conventional diesel engine and an electric . . .  read more

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Perils and Prospects of an "All of the Above" Approach to the Energy Future
June 20, 2012 // Diesel Technology Forum

Join National Journal as we explore how striking the right balance between green technologies and existing energy sources could impact America's energy future and the U.S.  read more

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FY 2012 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Request for Proposal Information Session
May 1, 2012 // Diesel Technology Forum

An exclusive webinar to the diesel engine and equipment manufacturers and dealers to learn more about the newly-announced federal funding for modernizing and upgrading diesel engines through the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Federal grant program.  read more

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Delivered by Clean Diesel Power
November 7, 2011 // Diesel Technology Forum

On November 5, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree 2011 began to make its way from California to a December 6th, U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The tree and all of its ornaments are being transported by the latest in heavy-duty clean diesel t. . .  read more

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DTF Clean Diesel History
May 18, 2011 // Case Studies/PDFs

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2010 Diesel Technology Forum Annual Report
May 17, 2011 // Case Studies/PDFs

The Diesel Technology Forum's 2010 Annual Report.  read more

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Powering the Future: Trends Shaping the Use of Diesel Power Generation
December 16, 2010 // Diesel Technology Forum

While diesel is commonly viewed as a power source for trucks, construction equipment, rail and agricultural machines, it is also vital for other less traditional industries such as health care, information technology and other heavy industry. Electrical d. . .  read more

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Reliably Saving Lives and Electricity: Diesel Generators
December 14, 2010 // Diesel Technology Forum

While diesel is commonly viewed as a power source for trucks, construction equipment, rail and agricultural machines, it is also vital for other less traditional industries such as health care, information technology and other heavy industry. Electrical d. . .  read more

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Clean Diesel Power, Ready for Tomorrow, Working Today
November 16, 2010 // Diesel Technology Forum

A diverse collection of federal, state and local officials joined EPA, environmental, health and industry representatives in October in Washington, DC to highlight a new 2010 generation of clean diesel power in trucks and buses and celebrate the clean air. . .  read more

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Preparing your DERA Grant Application: What You Need to Know for FY2011
October 5, 2010 // Diesel Technology Forum

In November, the EPA will release a new RFP for DERA grant applications. This next funding round will likely include $60 million to be split among all DERA national and state program components. Each year of funding brings greater experience, which resu. . .  read more

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Biodiesel Policies and Mandates: What’s Really Involved?
September 16, 2010 // Diesel Technology Forum

Biodiesel usage has grown significantly in recent years and many states are considering legislation or programs to promote renewable fuels as a means of reducing U.S. dependence on fossil fuels. As the first state to implement a biodiesel mandate, Minneso. . .  read more

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The Power Behind the Games
June 18, 2010 // Diesel Technology Forum

Southern African Caterpillar dealer Barloworld Power help keep the ball in play for South Africa's FIFA 2010 tournament  read more

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Audi Clean Diesel "Oil Parade" TV commercial
May 18, 2010 // Videos

An Audi TV commercial for its clean diesel cars shows barrels of oil returning to a container ship.  read more

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Why Join the Diesel Technology Forum?
May 6, 2010 // Diesel Technology Forum

Learn more about how your company can join the Diesel Technology Forum as it celebrates its 10th year as the leading advocate for clean diesel technology.  read more

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75 Years of Diesel for Passenger Cars (125 Years of Bosch)
March 8, 2010 // Diesel Technology Forum

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Biodiesel Precipitates Above the Cloud Point
December 16, 2009 // Diesel Technology Forum

This is a sample of B11 biodiesel blend purchase from a retail site in Illinois. The sample was placed in a refrigerator overnight at 35°F (well above the cloud point of the fuel). Precipitates on bottom of container can be seen once the container is ligh. . .  read more

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Using Biodiesel: Good in Theory. Good in Practice? Looking Beyond the Policy and Politics
December 15, 2009 // Diesel Technology Forum

Biodiesel usage has grown exponentially in the last several years, due to a combination of financial incentives, dynamics in petroleum markets, and the institution of state and local mandates. Stories of both overwhelming success and endless frustration a. . .  read more

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First-Year Successes of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Program
November 24, 2009 // Diesel Technology Forum

Clean Diesel, Clean Air: The First-Year Successes of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Program  read more

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Clean Diesel Technology Showcase: Ready for Tomorrow, Working Today
November 3, 2009 // Videos

Amidst over 20 exhibits, vehicles and engine displays, Washington, DC was transformed into the Clean Diesel Power Capitol.  read more

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Technology Showcase Excerpts by Gina McCarthy, Asst. Administrator for Air & Radiation, U.S. EPA
October 15, 2009 // Videos

Policymakers and industry leaders gathered for the Clean Diesel Technology forum to highlight the broad importance of clean diesel technology that is powering key sectors of the economy. The event highlighted clean diesel powers importance and readiness t. . .  read more

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Diesel Forum: Clean Diesel Technology Showcase Highlights
October 14, 2009 // Diesel Technology Forum

Clean Diesel Technology Showcase Highlights Diesel Power`s Current, Future Importance  read more

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Meet Clean Diesel: On the Road to Clean Air
June 29, 2008 // Diesel Technology Forum

A new generation of improved clean diesel engines and trucks are on the road -- more environmentally sound and as vital to our economy as ever.  read more

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Light Diesel Vehicles to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
April 18, 2008 // Videos

Tom Fulks and Michael Coates of the Diesel Technology Forum talk about how diesel vehicles can help reduce the carbon footprint of transportation.  read more

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Clean Diesel's Arrival: The One-Year Anniversary
October 10, 2007 // Diesel Technology Forum

A brief overview of the one-year anniversary of ultra-low sulfur diesel's arrival in the U.S. Commentary provided by Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director, Diesel Technology Forum  read more

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DTF Speaks About the Benefits of Light-Duty Diesel Vehicles
July 5, 2007 // Videos

A segment from the show Miles Around featuring the Diesel Technology Forum.  read more

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Sound Bites
October 6, 2006 // Diesel Technology Forum

Provides sound bites and quotes from diesel industry stakeholders  read more

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2007 Clean Diesel Trucks
October 6, 2006 // Diesel Technology Forum

2007 emission-compliant trucks are some of the cleanest and most sophisticated engines on the road. This footage shows these clean air haulers in action around the nation's capitol  read more

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President Bush: Clean Diesel Test
October 6, 2006 // Diesel Technology Forum

This footage shows the President seeing the results of clean diesel for himself as DTF executive director Allen Schaeffer conducts a white-handkerchief test with a 2007 Clean Diesel truck.  read more

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Clean Diesel Cars
October 6, 2006 // Diesel Technology Forum

This footage shows some of the light-duty vehicles taking advantage of diesel's fuel efficiency and clean emissions.  read more

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Graphics and Technical Animations
October 6, 2006 // Diesel Technology Forum

These graphics and animations show some of elements at work in clean diesel technology, from engines to exhaust systems.  read more

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Diesel Technology in Washington
September 18, 2006 // Diesel Technology Forum

This video shows the highlights of a week-long Forum event campaign in Washington, DC geared toward educating policymakers about clean diesel technology.  read more

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Look Who's Talking About Clean Diesel
September 11, 2006 // Diesel Technology Forum

A profile of some of the policymakers and recognizable individuals discussing the benefits of clean diesel technology.  read more

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Diesel: Road to 2007
September 11, 2006 // Videos

The diesel industry has invested an unprecedented amount of time and energy leading up to the clean air milestone of 2007. Watch this video to find out about diesel technology's role in the future of energy.  read more

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Meet Clean Diesel
September 11, 2006 // Videos

Watch this program highlighting the progress and potential of clean diesel technology, including commentary from public officials, industry and media.  read more

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Spotlight On: Diesel Technology
September 11, 2006 // Videos

Public television spot on clean diesel technology.  read more

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According to new @UMTRI survey on views of hybrids while only 1% of non-hybrid owners have diesels, 5% considering diesels for the future.
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