Clean Diesel – Diesel Technology

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September 6, 2011 - Industry News

New Mercedes-Benz V6 Diesel Engines Boost Fuel Efficiency

WIESBADEN, GERMANY -- Federal-Mogul Corp. said it has collaborated with Mercedes-Benz to develop a piston technology for Daimler’s latest V6 diesel engine that helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Diesel Engines, Federal-Mogul

July 25, 2011 - Industry News

Volkswagen Releases 2012-MY Fleet Incentives

TORRANCE, CA – Volkswagen has released its 2012-MY fleet incentives, including those for clean-diesel-fueled vehicles.

Tags: Volkswagen, Clean Diesel

July 19, 2011 - Industry News

Clean Cities Tool Tip

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program offers a wide variety of Web-based tools to help fleets reduce petroleum use, lower their emissions, and incorporate alternative fuels into their operations.

July 5, 2011 - Industry News

Coca-Cola, GE Among Newest Members of National Clean Fleets Partnership

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that six new corporate partners have joined the National Clean Fleets Partnership. The new partners -- Coca-Cola, Enterprise Holdings, General Electric, OSRAM SYLVANIA, Ryder and Staples -- operate a total of nearly a million commercial vehicles nationwide.

Tags: Ryder System, Clean Cities, Coca-Cola, Staples, National Clean Fleets Partnership, Enterprise Holdings, General Electric, U.S. Department of Energy

July 3, 2011 - Industry News

DOT Announces $101.4 Million to Promote Clean Fuel Technologies

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that transit providers will be able to compete for a share of $101.4 million in federal funding by proposing innovative projects that create green jobs, promote the use of clean fuels and cut the nation's dependence on oil.

Tags: U.S. DOT, Federal Transit Administration

June 28, 2011 - Industry News

FedEx Express Adding 24 EVs to Delivery Fleet

MEMPHIS, TN – Within the next couple months, FedEx Express plans to add 24 new all-electric vehicles to its delivery fleet. A subsidiary of FedEx Corp., FedEx Express is more than doubling its all-electric fleet to reach a total of 43 electric vehicles.

Tags: FedEx, Clean Diesel, Azure Dynamics, Ford Transit Connect Electric, Hybrid Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 31, 2011 - Industry News

Study: Alt-Fuels Slow to Challenge Petroleum Dominance in Calif.

SACRAMENTO, CA - A new California study suggests that recent alternative-fuel advances will lead to significant displacement of petroleum-based fuels; however, petroleum, gasoline and diesel will most likely continue to fuel more than 75 percent of the state’s vehicles in the year 2030.

Tags: AAA, Alternative-fuel vehicles, California, County Fleets, UC Irvine, Alternative Fuels

May 17, 2011 - Industry News

FedEx Corporate Services Signs Agreement for Renewable Diesel

PASADENA, TX -- KiOR Inc., a renewable fuels company, said it has signed a ground fuel supply agreement with FedEx Corporate Services Inc.

Tags: FedEx, KiOR, renewable fuels

May 3, 2011 - Industry News

Ford Teams With Festival to Spark Green Innovation

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Co. and the Green Festival have teamed up to find and fund innovative projects aimed at improving the environment.

Tags: Ford, Green Festival

May 3, 2011 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Option Available for 2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

NEW YORK – The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle – the third generation of the iconic car – will be available with the option of a turbo-charged TDI Clean Diesel engine, Volkswagen said. The new Beetle recently debuted in Shanghai, Berlin and New York.

Tags: Volkswagen, Clean Diesel, Volkswagen Beetle

April 25, 2011 - Industry News

Hybrid, Clean Diesel Car Sales Rise Sharply

WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI - High gas prices and a recovering economy led to a 46- percent increase in hybrid and clean diesel sales in March compared to the same month of last year. This jump was about three times higher than the increase in the overall car market last month, according to auto analyst firm Baum and Associates.

Tags: Remarketing, Clean Diesel, Baum and Associates, Market Research, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

March 9, 2011 - Industry News

NTEA Show Features New Vehicle Launches

INDIANAPOLIS - This year’s NTEA Work Truck Show featured new vehicle launches from a range of manufacturers as well as a number of vehicles with new types of fueling/power systems, from natural gas to propane autogas and electric.

Tags: Hino, Isuzu, Mitsubishi Fuso, Utilimaster, Navistar, Chrysler, Work Truck Show, Ram Truck

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

Proposed US 2012 Budget Cuts DERA, Fuel Cell Funding, Boosts Electric

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration’s proposed 2012 budget eliminates or reduces funding for a number of programs, from DERA to fuel cells, and creates a consumer rebate for the purchase of electric vehicles.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

February 14, 2011 - Industry News

Austin Receives $5 Mil. Grant to Buy Alt-Fuel Vehicles & Service Award

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The City of Austin has earned a $5 million grant to purchase alternative-fuel and/or hybrid vehicles and its Fleet Services Division Centers 1,5, and 6 achieved the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence.

Tags: City Fleets, Alternative-fuel vehicles, ASE, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

Clark County Purchases Clean & Local Diesel

(L-R) Peter Gunnerman, co-founder of Advanced Refining Concepts, Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani, and David Johnson, manager of Clark County's Automotive Division, kicked off the new cle

LAS VEGAS - Almost half of the Clark County, Nev., vehicle fleet is being fueled with a new low-emission diesel fuel being produced in Nevada after the County signed a one-year clean diesel contract.

Tags: Clean Diesel, diesel vehicles

January 13, 2011 - Industry News

Sacramento Hosts Clean Diesel Tech Workshop

SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento Metropolitan AQMD in cooperation with the Yolo-Solano AQMD and the Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition will host a workshop to present new clean diesel technologies on Friday, April 22.

Tags: Clean Cities, diesel vehicles, Greenhouse Gas

January 3, 2011 - Industry News

EPA Grant Funds Emission-Control Technology for Ohio Cities

COLUMBUS, OH - Nine fleets, eight of which are in the public sector, have partnered with the Ohio Environmental Council (OEC) to retrofit vehicles with diesel oxidation catalysts (DOCs). The retrofits are made possible by a grant from the U.S. EPA, designed to clean up diesel fleets in Ohio.

Tags: Grant Funding, Greenhouse Gas

December 29, 2010 - Industry News

NY Judge Blocks Costly Mandate to Retrofit Diesel Trucks

NEW YORK - A New York Supreme Court judge recently blocked a Department of Environmental Conservation mandate requiring the owners of heavy-duty diesel vehicles to retrofit their fleets with costly new equipment.

Tags: Retrofit, diesel vehicles

December 23, 2010 - Industry News

U.S. House Approves Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA)

WASHINGTON - Update: President Obama signed The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) into law on Jan. 4, 2011. DERA was reauthorized for five more years after the President's signature, according to the Diesel Technology Forum.

Tags: Legislation, Diesel Emissions

December 21, 2010 - Industry News

CARB Amends Diesel Engine Rules

SACRAMENTO, CA - In light of the state's struggling economy, the California Air Resources Board on Dec. 17 voted to ease some impending restrictions on diesel engine emissions. However, CARB's amended rules are still the strictest in the U.S. and will cost the trucking and construction industries an estimated $3.8 billion, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Tags: CARB, Diesel Engines, California, Diesel Emissions, Greenhouse Gas

December 16, 2010 - Industry News

Congress to End Green Car Tax Credit

Congress declined to include the credit as part of the $858 billion tax bill approved by the Senate on an 81-19 vote Wednesday. A House vote, without the green-car tax provision, is expected today.

Tags: Diesel, Taxes, Compressed Natural Gas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

December 14, 2010 - Industry News

EPA Helps Fund Big Rig Retrofit Efforts in South

NASHVILLE, TN - The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $5 million to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to help Southern truckers and businesses buy cleaner big rigs.

Tags: EPA

November 29, 2010 - Industry News

Grant Money Available for Missouri Diesel Fleets

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has been awarded a federal grant to implement diesel emission reduction projects in the St. Louis, Kansas City, southwest Missouri, and southeast Missouri areas. Public and private fleets in these areas that operate diesel on- and off-road vehicles and equipment can apply for grant funding through local organizations.

Tags: Grant Funding, diesel vehicles, Greenhouse Gas

November 24, 2010 - Industry News

Ryder to Offer DEF at All Full-Service Locations in North America

MIAMI, FL - Ryder System, Inc. , a transportation and supply chain management solution company, will soon be offering Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at every full service Ryder location in North America.

Tags: Ryder System, SCR, DEF, EPA

November 16, 2010 - Industry News

Volkswagen Increases 2011-MY Street Incentive

HERNDON, VA - Volkswagen of America has doubled the original incentive amount available for the Touareg V6 TDI Clean Diesel.

Tags: Volkswagen, 2011-MY, Fleet Incentives

 

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