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March 25, 2016 - Industry News

Federal Judge Extends VW Deadline for Diesel Fix

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A federal district judge has extended a deadline for Volkswagen to submit a plan to recall 600,000 diesel-powered vehicles with emissions cheat software.

Tags: Volkswagen, Clean Diesel, VW Diesel Scandal

March 17, 2016 - Industry News

Volkswagen May Establish Diesel Remediation Funds

Volkswagen is reportedly in negotiations to establish two funds to provide payments to regulars following the diesel emissions scandal. The funds would go toward promoting clean transportation.

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

February 26, 2016 - Industry News

EPA Offers $26M in Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that $26 million in grant funding will be made available to establish clean diesel projects with the intention of reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Clean Diesel, Diesel Emissions, Emissions Reduction, EPA, Federal Grants

February 26, 2016 - Industry News

Judge Sets Date for Volkswagen Diesel Engine Fix Update

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Volkswagen must provide an update on March 24 about how it will bring its roughly 600,000 diesel cars into compliance with clean air laws, according to a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer.

Tags: Volkswagen, Environmental Protection Agency, VW Diesel Scandal

February 24, 2016 - Industry News

Hino Strikes Deal for Diesel Treatment Equipment

Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (CTDi) has agreed to supply Hino Motors, Ltd. with its DuraFit diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and diesel oxidation catalysts (DOCs) for Hino’s North American dealerships.

Tags: Clean Diesel Technologies, EPA, Hino, Truck Dealers

February 22, 2016 - Industry News

EPA Asks Volkswagen to Produce Electric Cars

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has asked Volkswagen to produce electric vehicles in the U.S. to make up for the diesel emissions scandal.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, EPA, Battery-Electric Vehicles

February 8, 2016 - Industry News

VW to Offer Generous Compensation to Diesel Owners

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Volkswagen is planning to offer generous compensation packages to about 600,000 U.S. owners of its clean diesel vehicles that are over the legal limit for tailpipe emissions, a company representative told a German newspaper.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, Diesel Engines

January 27, 2016 - Industry News

VW Determining Next Steps in Diesel Emissions Scandal

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Volkswagen's top committee will meet on Feb. 3 to discuss the next steps the company should take as it deals with the ongoing aftermath of the diesel emissions scandal.

Tags: CARB, Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal

January 13, 2016 - Industry News

CARB Rejects VW's Clean Diesel Fix

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The California Air Resources Board has rejected Volkswagen's fix-it plan for diesel-powered vehicles that used software to cheat emissions regulations, calling the proposed plan insufficient.

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

December 22, 2015 - Industry News

CARB Extends Volkswagen's Diesel Recall Plan Deadline

Photo of 2015 Golf TDI engine courtesy of Volkswagen.

Environmental regulators have given Volkswagen until Jan. 14 to gain approve for a diesel emissions repair plan relating to the automaker's 2.0L engine that used cheat software to evade emissions tests.

Tags: CARB, Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, Recalls, VW Diesel Scandal

December 11, 2015 - Industry News

VW Diesel Scandal Result of 'Chain of Mistakes'

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Volkswagen engineers installed cheat software in their U.S. diesel vehicles because they "quite simply could not find a way to meet the tougher" standards limiting nitrogen oxide pollutants, the company's chairman told reporters this week.

Tags: Volkswagen, Automotive Executives, VW Diesel Scandal

December 9, 2015 - Industry News

Calif. Mandates Renewable Diesel Purchases for State Agencies

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The California Department of General Services is now requiring state agencies to buy renewable diesel when making bulk fuel purchases for diesel-powered vehicles and equipment, the agency has announced.

Tags: Renewable Diesel, GHG Phase 2, California

December 1, 2015 - Global News

VW Outlines European Engine Fix to German Authorities

The Volkswagen Group has presented specific technical measures for the EA 189 engines affected with a displacement of 1.6L and 2.0L to the German Federal Motor Transport Authority.

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

November 25, 2015 - Industry News

CARB Orders Recall of Diesel Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche Vehicles

Photo of 2014 A6 TDI courtesy of Audi.

The California Air Resources Board has ordered a recall of diesel-powered Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche vehicles equipped with a 3.0L engine that contain improper emission control devices.

Tags: Audi, Porsche, CARB, Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, VW Diesel Scandal

November 23, 2015 - Industry News

Volkswagen Submits Diesel Recall Plan

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Volkswagen has submitted a plan to California regulators to recall the 482,000 vehicles sold with 2.0L engines and emissions defeat devices that has not been made public.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, CARB

November 12, 2015 - Industry News

Kane Orders 30 Clean Diesel Kenworth T680 Trucks

Third-party logistics company Kane Is Able is expanding its fleet with the purchase of 30 Kenworth T680 trucks with the Paccar MX-13 engine.

Tags: Kenworth, T680, Clean Diesel Vehicles

November 10, 2015 - Industry News

Northeast Fleets Honored for Diesel Emissions Reduction

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Eight commercial and government fleets were honored for their work to reduce toxic diesel emissions as part of the Northeast Diesel Collaborative Breathe Easy Leadership Program the EPA has announced.

Tags: Diesel Emissions, EPA, Awards, Food and Beverage Fleets

November 9, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Chevrolet Colorado Exceeds 30 MPG Highway

Photo of 2016 Chevrolet Colorado diesel courtesy of GM.

The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon rear-wheel-drive pickups powered by the 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel have achieved fuel economy ratings of 31 mpg on the highway, making them the most fuel efficient pickups on the market.

Tags: Diesel Engines, EPA, Fuel Economy, GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Colorado, 2016-MY, Midsize Pickups

November 9, 2015 - Industry News

Fleets Not Eligible for VW Diesel Goodwill Payments

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Volkswagen has launched a "TDI Goodwill Program" to offer compensation to owners of its diesel-powered vehicles, but commercial fleets won't be eligible for the program.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, VW Diesel Scandal

November 2, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Fall for Third Consecutive Week

For the third week in a row, the average price of a gallon of diesel fuel decreased, according the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices

November 2, 2015 - Industry News

EPA Adds 3.0L Diesels to VW Probe

Photo of 2015 Cayenne Diesel courtesy of Porsche.

About 10,000 additional Volkswagen AG vehicles from the Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche brands from the 2014 model year forward included a software cheat to evade emissions testing, the U.S. Environmental Agency has announced.

Tags: EPA, VW Diesel Scandal, Diesel Engines, Diesel Emissions, Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen

October 26, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Approach 2015 Lows

Continuing a downward trend, the price of a gallon of diesel gasoline hit near year-low levels last week, according to the latest report from the Energy Department.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

October 21, 2015 - Industry News

Minn. Offers $270K in Clean Diesel Grants

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will offer grants to help owners of heavy diesel-powered equipment in the state replace or retrofit their old engines.

Tags: Minnesota, Diesel Engines, Grant Funding, Clean Diesel Vehicles

October 19, 2015 - Industry News

Weekly Diesel Prices Fall Once Again

After rising for two weeks in a row, the average price of diesel fuel dropped again, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

October 16, 2015 - Industry News

Oakland Moves to Renewable Diesel for City Fleet

On Oct. 5, the City of Oakland filled its first truck with renewable diesel. Pictured from left are: Richard Battersby, equipment services manager, City of Oakland; Pat O'Keefe, president/CEO of Nexgen Fuels; and Neville Fernandes, general manager, Neste USA. Photo courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Golden Gate Petroleum

The City of Oakland, Calif., is the third Northern California municipality to announce its move to fuel diesel-powered fleet vehicles with renewable diesel.

Tags: Renewable Fuel, Renewable Diesel, City of Oakland, Alternative Fuels

 

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