Many comparisons present the older generation of diesel technology to demonstrate emissions benefits when in fact new and newer diesels are near zero emissions and near equivalent with natural gas and other alternatives.
Diesel fuel is the most energy dense transportation fuel.
Diesel has a higher resale value among all technology options.
Diesel generators and fuel can be moved to almost any location.
Diesel can be paired with advanced electrified systems for an even more fuel efficient hybrid.
Only 2% of commercial trucks are natural gas.
Mobile diesel generators can keep fuel flowing to help first responders during a storm.
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Replacing older engines that power a ferry with new clean diesels can remove the same emissions as 48,000 cars.
San Francisco eliminated almost 63,000 tons of CO2 emissions by switching to renewable diesel.