Clean Diesel – Diesel Technology

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October 24, 2017 - Industry News

EPA, CARB Approve VW's 3.0L Emissions Fix

Photo courtesy of VW.

The updates will affect luxury 2013-2016 model-year diesel Porsche Cayenne, Volkswage Touareg and 2013-2015 Audi Q7 SUVs.

Tags: CARB, Volkswagen, EPA, VW Diesel Scandal

August 7, 2017 - Industry News

State Truck Fleet Benefits from Clean Diesel

Image courtesy of Diesel Technology Forum

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.

Tags: Diesel Technology Forum, Clean Diesel, Diesel Trucks

July 17, 2017 - Industry News

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

Source: Diesel Technology Forum

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.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Diesel Technology Forum, Clean Diesel Vehicles

May 18, 2017 - Industry News

VW's 3.0L Settlement Approved by Judge

Photo of 2015 Porsche Cayenne diesel courtesy of Volkswagen AG.

A federal judge has signed off on Volkswagen's settlement with regulators to resolve civil claims over diesel vehicles powered by its 3.0L V-6 TDI engine, the company has announced.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Emissions, Lawsuits, VW Diesel Scandal

April 21, 2017 - Industry News

Volkswagen to Pay $2.8B Criminal Penalty

Photo courtesy of VW.

A federal judge has ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty on April 21 under a deal negotiated with the U.S. government to resolve its diesel emission scandal.

Tags: VW Diesel Scandal, Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, Fraud, Fines

April 14, 2017 - Industry News

VW Has Fixed, Repurchased Half of 2.0L Diesels

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen has bought back or repaired more than half of the 475,000 vehicles with 2.0-liter diesel engines that failed to meet emissions standards as part of a federal settlement about six months after it began the program.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, Diesel Engines

March 30, 2017 - Industry News

VW Settles State Diesel Claims for $157M

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen has agreed to pay $157.4 million to settle claims by 10 states to resolve environmental and consumer claims around its violations of diesel emissions regulations.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal

March 8, 2017 - Industry News

Alkane Explores Partnership with Cummins

Because of the overwhelming interest, Alkane has decided to include the option of a clean diesel fuel engine in its Dominator Class 7-8 series trucks. (Photo: Alkane Truck Company)

Alkane Truck Company is exploring a supply agreement with diesel engine manufacturer Cummins Inc., to offer clean diesel engine options for Alkane’s line of heavy-duty trucks and off-road vehicles.

Tags: Cummins, Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Alkane Truck Company, Alkane Dominator, Alternative-Fuel Trucks

February 1, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

VW Settles Civil Claims for 3.0L Diesels

Photo of 2014 Audi A3 Sportback TDI courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen has agreed to pay $1.2 billion to buyers of vehicles powered by its 3.0L V-6 diesel engine that violated emissions regulations in a settlement that must receive a blessing from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a federal judge.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, Settlement

January 11, 2017 - Industry News

VW Pleads Guilty to Emissions Scandal

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen AG has pleaded guilty to three felonies and agreed to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties related to its emissions scandal, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, Regulations, Department of Justice

December 20, 2016 - Industry News

VW Reaches $1B Settlement for 3.0L Diesels

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen has reached an agreement to settle claims relating to its 3.0L V-6 TDI engines with a commitment to buy back a quarter of the vehicles, set aside $225 million toward emissions reduction, and pay $25 million to support the use of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) in California.

Tags: CARB, Volkswagen, EPA, VW Diesel Scandal

October 25, 2016 - Industry News

VW to Start Diesel Buybacks, Fleets Eligible

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen will begin buying back its 2.0L diesel models following approval Tuesday of a $14.7 billion settlement by a federal judge and expects to complete the process by the middle of November.

Tags: Volkswagen, Court Rulings, VW Diesel Scandal

October 24, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Mercedes-Benz Curtails 2017 Diesel Lineup

Photo of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE300d by Paul Clinton.

Mercedes-Benz USA has reduced its 2017 diesel vehicle lineup for the U.S. market and plans to offer only a single diesel-powered model due to increased regulatory scrutiny resulting from the Volkswagen diesel scandal.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Diesel Engines, EPA, Luxury SUVs, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, VW Diesel Scandal

October 18, 2016 - Press Release

Industry Leaders Advocate Clean Diesel Technology

Image courtesy of the Diesel Technology Forum.

The Diesel Technology Forum has released a series of short videos from the Society of Environmental Journalists 26th Annual Conference featuring industry leaders advocating new clean diesel technology.

Tags: Caterpillar, Diesel Technology Forum, Volvo Group, Cummins, John Deere, CNH

September 15, 2016 - Industry News

VW May Cease Sales of Diesel Models

Hinrich Woebcken discusses the company's approach to diesel engines with Mike Antich. Photo by Paul Clinton.

Volkswagen may not resume sales of diesel models in the U.S. and plans to focus on electrified powertrains and SUVs in the coming years, the company's head of North American operations told fleet managers on Sept. 15.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, Volkswagen Touareg, Volkswagen Tiguan, Mid-Size SUVs, 2018-MY, VW Diesel Scandal

August 16, 2016 - Press Release

Clean Diesel Technologies Converts $8.5M into Stock

Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTi) reached an agreement to convert $8.5 million in debt into its common stock, the company revealed in financial results for the second quarter ending June 30.

Tags: Clean Diesel Technologies, Equity Markets, Earnings

August 5, 2016 - Industry News

VW Diesel Trust Prioritizes Government Over Commercial Fleets

The $2.7 billion trust fund set up under the proposed settlement between Volkswagen and environmental regulators would likely give priority to government fleets over their commercial brethren to eliminate diesel vehicles, according to a leading diesel group.

July 26, 2016 - Industry News

Volkswagen Receives Preliminary Approval of Diesel Settlement

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen has been granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement to owners and lessees of diesel vehicles found to violate clean-air laws.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, VW Diesel Scandal, Regulations

July 20, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

BMW's 2017 Diesels Delayed for More EPA Testing

Photo of 328d sedan courtesy of BMW.

Added scrutiny from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed certification of BMW's diesel-powered 2017 models as a result of the Volkswagen's emission scandal, several media outlets are reporting.

Tags: BMW, Diesel Engines, EPA, 2017-MY

July 14, 2016 - Industry News

California Rejects VW's 3.0L Diesel Fix

Photo of 2013-2015 Q5 courtesy of Audi.

California air regulators have rejected Volkswagen AG's proposed remedy for its 3.0L clean-diesel engines that violate emissions laws as "substantially deficient," according to a July 13 letter to the automaker.

Tags: CARB, Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal

June 28, 2016 - Industry News

Volkswagen to Buy Back Diesel Vehicles

Photo of 2015 Golf TDI engine courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen AG has agreed to pay up to $15.3 billion in a settlement with regulators that requires the German automaker to buy back vehicles at pre-scandal prices and set aside funding for cleaner technologies.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal

June 16, 2016 - Industry News

Judge Extends VW Diesel Settlement Deadline

Photo of 2015 Golf TDI engine courtesy of VW.

A federal judge has extended the deadline for Volkswagen AG and environmental regulators to finalize a diesel emissions settlement until June 28.

Tags: Volkswagen, EPA, VW Diesel Scandal

June 10, 2016 - Industry News

Diesel Car Registrations Rise, California Leads Nation

The U.S. added over 300,000 new clean diesel vehicles in 2015, with the state of California leading the way with a 15.4% increase in the number of registered diesel cars and SUVs in 2015.

Tags: California, Diesel Technology Forum, IHS Automotive, Clean Diesel Vehicles

May 24, 2016 - Industry News

VW Making Progress on Diesel Settlement

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen is making progress in its negotiations with the federal government to work out the details of a settlement that would compensate owners of nearly 600,000 diesel-powered vehicles that included emissions cheat software.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal

April 21, 2016 - Industry News

Volkswagen Agrees to Diesel Settlement

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen has agreed to give buyers of nearly 600,000 vehicles with emissions cheating software the option of selling the cars back or getting them fixed, a judge announced April 21.

Tags: Volkswagen, EPA, VW Diesel Scandal

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