Clean Diesel – Diesel Technology

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October 13, 2015 - Industry News

Volkswagen Diesels Showing Higher Depreciation

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen's diesel models have lost their value in the auction lanes at a much sharper rate than comparable gasoline models since revelations came to light that the company had included a software cheat in the vehicles to beat emissions tests.

Tags: Depreciation, Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, Black Book

October 9, 2015 - Industry News

Volkswagen's U.S. CEO Apologizes to Congress

Horn

Michael Horn, Volkswagen's president and CEO in the U.S., apologized to members of the U.S. Congress on Oct. 8 for selling cars that included a software cheat designed to defeat federal diesel emissions testing.

Tags: Volkswagen, U.S. Congress, VW Diesel Scandal, Automotive Executives

October 7, 2015 - Industry News

Volkswagen to Launch Massive Diesel Recall in January

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen AG will launch a recall in January of its diesel-powered cars that included cheat software designed to defeat emissions testing in a scandal that's expected to have a wide-ranging impact on one of the largest global automakers.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal

October 6, 2015 - Industry News

VW CEO Vows to 'Overcome This Crisis'

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen's new leader promised that the company will survive a scandal over its gaming of U.S. diesel emissions standards and said a technical solution is imminent for owners of the affected vehicles.

Tags: Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, Automotive Executives, Diesel Emissions

September 30, 2015 - Industry News

Fleets with Diesel VWs Evaluating Next Move

Photo courtesy of VW.

Several fleets with a significant number of diesel-powered Volkswagen vehicles are taking a closer look at how to move forward following revelations that the cars contain software designed to cheat federal emissions standards.

Tags: Audi, Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, Roche

September 29, 2015 - Industry News

Volkswagen to 'Refit' 11M Diesel Vehicles

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen AG will ask the owners of 11 million vehicles that include emissions cheat software to report to dealerships to have their vehicles "refit" to correct the problem, the company announced Sept. 29.

Tags: Audi, Volkswagen, Public Relations, VW Diesel Scandal

September 28, 2015 - Industry News

VW Diesel Scores Suspended By Energy Efficiency Group

Photo of 2015 Golf TDI engine courtesy of VW.

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has suspended providing Green Scores for Volkswagen's diesel vehicles until further notice in the wake of the automaker's diesel scandal, the council announced.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Emissions, Vehicle Testing, VW Diesel Scandal

September 25, 2015 - Industry News

EPA Broadens Diesel Emissions Testing

Photo of 2015 Golf TDI engine courtesy of VW.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will implement additional testing of diesel vehicles designed to uncover potential software algorithms used to evade federal emissions standards, the agency announced Sept. 25.

Tags: VW Diesel Scandal, Volkswagen, Audi, Diesel Emissions, EPA, Vehicle Testing

September 25, 2015 - Industry News

VW Names CEO, Restructures North American Unit

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen has appointed Matthias Muller, the chairman of Porsche AG, as its new chief executive to replace the departed Martin Winterkorn, and will restructure its North American operations in the wake of a scandal over diesel emissions.

Tags: Volkswagen, C-Suite, VW Diesel Scandal, Diesel Emissions

September 24, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Forum Defends Diesel Technology

The Diesel Technology Forum is defending diesel automotive technology in the wake of the Volkswagen diesel scandal and urging individuals and companies to refrain from judging it harshly.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, Diesel Technology Forum, VW Diesel Scandal

September 24, 2015 - Industry News

VW Dealers Support Imperiled North America CEO

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen's dealers have thrown their support behind Michael Horn, the North American chief executive who has reportedly been fired amid a deepening scandal over the manipulation of diesel engine technology.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, C-Suite, VW Diesel Scandal

September 23, 2015 - Industry News

VW CEO Resigns Amid Diesel Scandal

Winterkorn

Volkswagen AG has accepted the resignation of Martin Winterkorn, its chief executive, who released a statement saying he was shocked and stunned by the revelation that the company's diesel vehicles included software to evade emissions standards.

Tags: Audi, Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, Resignations, C-Suite, VW Diesel Scandal

September 21, 2015 - Industry News

Volkswagen 'Deeply Sorry' About EPA Violation

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen's chief executive said the company is "deeply sorry" and plans to fully cooperate with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its investigation of the automaker's use of software to get around federal emissions regulations.

Tags: Volkswagen, Audi, Diesel Emissions, Clean Air Act, CARB, EPA, Public Relations, VW Diesel Scandal

September 18, 2015 - Industry News

VW, Audi Diesels Circumvented Clean-Air Regs

Photo of 2015 Golf TDI engine courtesy of VW.

Audi and Volkswagen four-cylinder diesels used software to circumvent federal emissions standards, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has alleged.

Tags: Emissions, Audi, CARB, Volkswagen, EPA, Clean Air Act, 2015-MY, 2009-MY, VW Diesel Scandal

September 11, 2015 - Global News

Europe Poised to Implement Real-World Emissions Tests

The European Commission will require “real world” vehicle emission tests beginning in 2017. Emissions approval for passenger cars in Europe will then include mandatory on-the-road tests using a portable emissions measurement system.

Tags: Emissions, Diesel, United Kingdom, Euro 6

September 8, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Price Reversal Ends 14-Week Decline

Source: EIA

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel rose for the first time in 3 ½ months, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Department of Energy

August 27, 2015 - Press Release

Blue1USA Named to Inc. Magazine List

Blue1USA has been included on Inc. Magazine's annual list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. The company is ranked number 3727 for the three-year period ending December of 2014.

Tags: DEF

August 20, 2015 - Industry News

Port of Virginia Relaunches Clean-Diesel Incentive Program

The Port of Virginia has relaunched its Green Operator Program, which provides up to $20,000 toward the purchase of clean-diesel trucks that service the port and up to $6,000 toward the purchase and installation of retrofit devices, announced Virginia Clean Cities (VCC).

Tags: Clean Cities, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Virginia, Incentives, Clean Diesel

August 4, 2015 - Industry News

Low Diesel Prices Enhance Clean Diesel Pickup Market

The 2016 GMC Canyon will feature an available 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine. (PHOTO: GM)

With diesel fuel prices dipping to the lowest levels since 2009, the U.S. vehicle market is prime for potential market increases as several new 2016 clean diesel cars and pickup trucks prepare to hit showrooms in the coming months.

Tags: Pickup Trucks, Diesel Prices, Diesel Fuel, Diesel Trucks

July 9, 2015 - Industry News

Audi Bringing Diesel A4 to U.S.

Photo of 2017 A4 courtesy of Audi.

Audi will add a fifth diesel-powered passenger car to its U.S. lineup when it introduces the A4 TDI with the 2017 model year, bringing a TDI model to its top seller.

Tags: Audi, Diesel Engines, Audi A4, 2017-MY

July 8, 2015 - Industry News

VW Golf TDI Sets Record of 81 MPG

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen's 2015 Golf TDI clean-diesel compact car reached 81.17 mpg on a trip across 48 states on its way to setting a Guinness World Records achievement for non-hybrid fuel economy.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, Fuel Economy, Volkswagen Golf

June 29, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drop Again as the Streak Continues

Source: Energy Information Administration

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down for the fifth week in a row according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Fuel Prices, EIA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

June 26, 2015 - Industry News

Chevrolet Details New Cruze Engines

Photo of 1.4L Ecotec courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet has provided additional details about the gasoline and diesel engines that will power the 2016 Cruze to give the compact car a greater balance of power and efficiency, according to a release.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Chevrolet Cruze, Engines, EcoTec Engines

June 22, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Down for Fourth Week in a Row

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel dropped for the fourth straight week according to the weekly numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

June 19, 2015 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Truck Share Tops 37 Percent

Illustration courtesy of Diesel Technology Forum.

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.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Diesel Emissions, Diesel Technology Forum, GHG Phase 2

 

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