Clean Diesel – Diesel Technology

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November 8, 2010 - Industry News

Audi A3 TDI Completes First-Ever Extended Drive on RenDiesel Synthetic Fuel

(L-R) Bradley Stertz, Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Hunt Ramsbottom attend the 'Eureka! Diesel Drives The Future' event, presented by Audi and Rentech on October 19,

HERNDON, VA - Two Audi A3 TDI models running on Rentech, Inc. synthetic RenDiesel fuel flawlessly completed the 1,000-mile "Eureka! Diesel Drives the Future," tour spanning the length of California.

Tags: Audi, Diesel

November 4, 2010 - Industry News

EPA Approves Amyris’ Synthetic Diesel Fuel

The synthetic diesel, certified for use in cars up to a 35-percent blend, is made from crop materials such as sugarcane and sorghum, making it more similar in origin to ethanol than to traditional biodiesel.

Tags: EPA, synthetic diesel

October 28, 2010 - Industry News

Automotive Training Authority Offers Free Green Technology Courses

VISTA, CA - The Automotive Training Authority (ATA) is offering free "green" aftermarket training courses on servicing and diagnosing hybrid vehicles, understanding biodiesel/clean diesel technology, and cylinder safety inspection for CNG vehicles.

Tags: Biodiesel, Maintenance, Staff Training, Compressed Natural Gas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

October 25, 2010 - Industry News

Caterpillar to Buy MWM, Expand its Sustainable Power Generation Solutions

PEORIA, IL - Caterpillar Inc., has signed an agreement to acquire MWM Holding GmbH from 3i. With the acquisition of the global provider of sustainable alternative engines, Caterpillar will expand customer options for sustainable power generation solutions.

Tags: Sustainability, Acquisition, Equipment

September 20, 2010 - Industry News

Diesel Direct & Freightliner Trucks Develop First-Ever Diesel Electric Hybrid Fuel Truck

PORTLAND, OR - Diesel Direct and Freightliner Trucks together have developed the first-ever diesel electric hybrid fuel truck. The innovative Freightliner Business Class M2 106 Hybrid will be used to deliver fuel to fleets primarily in Massachusetts.

Tags: Diesel, Eaton, diesel-electric, Freightliner, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

September 15, 2010 - Industry News

Isuzu to Promote Environmentally Friendly New Trucks with Nationwide Tour

2011 Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX Trucks participating in the ECO-Advantage Tour.

ANAHEIM, CA - The first and only low-cab-forward medium-duty trucks on the U.S. market to meet stringent new 2010 emissions regulations are about to receive nationwide recognition.

September 3, 2010 - Industry News

GDiesel Designated Alternative Fuel in Nevada

RENO, NV - The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has designated GDiesel, manufactured by Advanced Refining Concepts, LLC, (ARC), as an alternative fuel in Nevada’s Alternative Fueled Vehicles in Fleets program.

Tags: Diesel, Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel, Alternative Fuels

September 1, 2010 - Industry News

Cummins Produces 26,000 EPA 2010 Engines

COLUMBUS, IN - After seven months' production of its EPA 2010 certified and compliant engines, Cummins has built and shipped more than 20,000 heavy-duty and mid-range engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) exhaust aftertreatment.

Tags: Cummins, SCR, EGR, EPA

August 31, 2010 - Industry News

ATA to Appeal Latest 'Clean Trucks' Ruling in L.A.

LOS ANGELES - A federal judge ruled Aug. 26 that the Port of Los Angeles can fully implement its Clean Trucks Program, including a controversial provision that restricts the types of truckers that can enter port terminals, the Daily Breeze newspaper reported.

Tags: Port of Los Angeles, Clean Truck Program

August 30, 2010 - Industry News

Georgia Ports Study Shows Benefits of Diesel Additive

SAVANNAH, GA - The Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced earlier this month that its diesel additive study yielded a 5-percent reduction in fuel consumption as well as drastically decreased emissions.

Tags: Diesel, Fuel Management, Greenhouse Gas

August 11, 2010 - Industry News

City of Denton to Build Alt-Fuel Station for Fleet Vehicles

DENTON, TX - The City of Denton Fleet Services Division has been awarded a $599,860 grant from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds. The City will construct and operate a fuel island that provides alternative fuels for city equipment to help reduce the ozone levels within the North Texas nonattainment counties.

Tags: E-85, B-20, Fueling Station, Greenhouse Gas, Alternative Fuels

July 29, 2010 - Industry News

Spartanburg County Retrofits Trucks to Reduce Diesel Emissions

SPARTANBURG, SC - Spartanburg County took its first step on July 27 in improving the air quality of its diesel truck fleet. When the work is complete, nine on-road diesel trucks — 13 percent of the county's on-road diesel fleet — will be retrofitted with a filter and electric heater system that reduces particulate emissions.

July 21, 2010 - Industry News

Isuzu Begins Production of First-in-Class Engines to Meet 2010 Standards

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, announced that production has begun of the U.S. market's first and only low-cab-forward medium-duty diesel engines to meet the newest and strictest emissions standards.

Tags: Isuzu, EPA 2010, N-Series, SCR, DEF

July 13, 2010 - Industry News

Calif. Grants to Help 'Green' Heavy-Duty Truck Fleets

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Air Resources Board said it has $28 million in grants available through its Voucher Incentive Program (VIP) to help independent truckers and small fleet owners replace or retrofit older, high-polluting diesel trucks ahead of California's regulatory deadlines.

Tags: CARB

May 27, 2010 - Industry News

New York Dept. of Sanitation Runs First Hino Hybrid in U.S.

NEW YORK - As part of its initiative to reduce operating costs and greenhouse gas emissions, the department has elected to run a Hino diesel hybrid cab-over for parts delivery.

Tags: Hino, Diesel, New York, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

May 17, 2010 - Industry News

Delphi, VW Develop 'Green' Diesel System

PARIS - Delphi Corp. said it has collaborated with Volkswagen to develop one of the "greenest" diesel systems ever produced for the new three-cylinder VW Polo BlueMotion.

Tags: Volkswagen, Delphi, Clean Diesel

May 17, 2010 - Industry News

BMW Plans to Offer 5 Series Hybrids, Diesels in U.S.

MUNICH, GERMANY - BMW AG's 5 Series, the automaker's most profitable car, may be offered in hybrid, diesel and 4-cylinder versions to meet U.S. fuel-economy rules.

Tags: Diesel, BMW, BMW 5 Series, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

May 12, 2010 - Industry News

Airport Shuttles Turn to ROUSH Propane Vans to Meet New Vehicle Restrictions

LIVONIA, MI - Due to a requirement by Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to require servicing fleets to run their vehicles on an alternative fuel, companies are turning to ROUSH propane-fueled E-Series vans to meet requirements.

Tags: ROUSH, E-250, E-350, Propane Autogas

April 30, 2010 - Industry News

Trial on L.A.'s Clean Truck Program Wraps Up

LOS ANGELES - A U.S. district judge toured the Port of Los Angeles on Thursday, April 29, on the final day of the federal trial about the city's controversial Clean Trucks Program, the Daily Breeze newspaper reported.

Tags: Port of Los Angeles, Clean Truck Program

April 29, 2010 - Industry News

Calif. Moves to Revise Diesel Engine Rules

The poor economy has idled many of the diesel vehicles initially targeted by those rules. CARB’s staff members have acknowledged that they previously overestimated how much pollution that construction equipment, buses and trucks emit into the air.

Tags: CARB, Diesel Engines, Greenhouse Gas

April 27, 2010 - Industry News

Calif. Moves to Revise Diesel Engine Rules

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) on April 22 took steps to revise its strategy for the cleanup of on- and off-road diesel engines.

Tags: CARB, Greenhouse Gas

April 20, 2010 - Industry News

LS9's UltraClean Diesel Draws EPA OK

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - California-based biofuels maker LS9 announced that its UltraClean Diesel, a diesel replacement product offering, has been officially registered by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and can now be sold commercially in the U.S.

Tags: EPA, Biofuels

April 7, 2010 - Industry News

MaxxForce 13 Big Bore Engine Receives EPA Certification

LOUISVILLE, KY - Navistar, Inc. announced it has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 2010 MaxxForce 13 Advanced EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) big bore diesel engines.

Tags: Engine, MaxxForce

March 30, 2010 - Industry News

Volvo V70 DRIVe Excels in German ADAC EcoTest

GOTEBORG, SWEDEN - German motorists' organization ADAC, which has more than 15 million members, has awarded the Volvo V70 1.6D DRIVe five stars in the group's annual eco-test.

Tags: Volvo

March 23, 2010 - Industry News

Virent Energy CEO to Head Biofuels Group

WASHINGTON - The Advanced BioFuels Association has elected Lee Edwards, CEO of Virent Energy Systems, as chairman of its board and Robert M. Ames, vice president and general manager of Tyson Foods, as board vice chairman.

Tags: Biofuels

 

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