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August 29, 2017

California Gears up for Stricter Diesel Truck Emissions Regulations

Diesel-powered trucks appear to be in the crosshairs once again as California legislators, citing overwhelming public support, call for even tougher emissions regulations.

August 7, 2017

State Truck Fleet Benefits from Clean Diesel

The introduction of new technology clean diesel truck engines and emissions control systems into Pennsylvania's trucking fleet over the last five years is now at a 35% level, yielding significant emission reductions and substantial fuel savings, according to new research commissioned by the Diesel Technology Forum.

July 17, 2017

Clean Diesel Trucks Make up 30% of Commercial Vehicles in U.S.

Clean diesel truck engines and emissions control systems now make up on average 30% of all heavy-duty commercial vehicles in operation in the U.S. as a result of adoption by fleets over the past five years, according to a recent report commissioned by the Diesel Technology Forum.

March 31, 2017

Renewable Fuel Boosts Diesel's Dominance, Tech Forum Says

Alan Schaeffer of the Diesel Technology Forum also cited data showing that in emissions-sensitive southern California, more particulates come from brake dust and tire wear than from heavy diesel trucks.

April 21, 2016

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Extension Introduced

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill to extend the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) through 2021 to continue to provide EPA grants to reduce diesel emissions.

June 19, 2015

Clean Diesel Truck Share Tops 37 Percent

More than 37 percent of all diesel medium and heavy duty commercial trucks registered in the U.S. are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines (MY-2007 or newer with near-zero particulate emissions), according to new data compiled by IHS Automotive for the Diesel Technology Forum.

September 23, 2014

Fuel Ambassadors Featured at Green Fleet Conference

The 2014 Green Fleet Conference will feature fuel ambassadors representing a different type of alternative fuel or technology from four organizations.

May 27, 2014

Study Shows Diesel Not Leading Particulate Matter Contributor

A new paper issued by the UNECE concluded that diesel road vehicles were the cause of only a small percentage of particulate matter versus other economic sectors.

April 2, 2014

Isuzu Joins Diesel Technology Forum

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.

March 17, 2014

OEMs Outline Advancements in Clean Diesel Technology

Developing and manufacturing advanced clean diesel technology to meet 2014 EPA standards for construction, industrial, and farm equipment was a complex and challenging process, according to several leading manufacturers exhibiting at the CONEXPO CON/AGG 2014 convention.

January 9, 2014

Clean Diesel Trucks, Cars Fuel DC Sustainability

The essential role and the fuel-savings and emissions benefits of new clean diesel technology were highlighted recently by the Diesel Technology Forum in a statement before the District of Columbia (D.C.) City Council on the Omnibus D.C. Sustainability Act.

December 6, 2013

Research: Diesel Truck Engines Emissions Cleaner Than Expected

A new study highlights the robust low-emissions performance of the new generation of clean diesel technology manufactured starting in 2010.

August 30, 2013

Maryland Program Launched to Provide Fuel During Natural Disasters and Power Outages

A newly-launched energy resiliency program in Maryland will play a major role in ensuring that drivers in the state will have access to gasoline, diesel, propane, and kerosene for transportation and generators during major disasters and power outages.

July 17, 2013

Diesel’s Vital Role to America’s Freight Transportation & Economic Growth Outlined to Congressional Freight Panel

The importance of diesel power to the expansion of freight transportation and the continued growth of the U.S. economy was outlined for the Congressional Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation by the Diesel Technology Forum.

July 3, 2013

More than 2.5 Million Clean Diesel Trucks on U.S. Highways

More than 28 percent of all trucks registered in the United States – 2.5 million of 8.6 million trucks - are now equipped with advanced new technology clean diesel engines.

May 22, 2013

U.S. a Leader in Clean Diesel Technology Exports

The Diesel Technology Forum highlighted the importance of diesel engines, fuels, and equipment in global commerce and international trade during World Trade Week.

October 10, 2012

Study Finds More Particulate Emissions From Charbroiled Burgers Than Diesel Trucks

WASHINGTON – The major advancements in clean diesel technology have been highlighted in a new and unique study by the University of California-Riverside that found commercially cooked hamburgers emit more particulate matter than 2007-2010 model-year clean diesel trucks.

September 5, 2012

New Federal Fuel Economy Standards Expected to Increase Popularity of Clean Diesel Trucks In U.S.

WASHINGTON – The new fuel economy standards for automobile and light trucks announced Aug. 28 by Obama Administration officials will expand the opportunity for more clean diesel cars, light trucks, and SUVs in the U.S.

August 8, 2012

National Petroleum Council Reports on Diesel Engines

WASHINGTON – Clean diesel engines will continue to be the dominant power source for heavy-duty vehicles in the United States for “decades to come because of their power and efficiency.”

August 3, 2012

Report: Diesel Engines Are Here for Decades to Come

Washington, D.C. – Clean diesel engines will continue to be the dominant power source for heavy-duty vehicles in the U.S. for “decades to come because of their power and efficiency”, according to a newly released study prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy.

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