Clean Diesel – Diesel Technology

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September 11, 2013 - Industry News

Two Waste Disposal Companies Fined a Total of $77,875 for Violating Air Quality Regulations

Seventy-five percent of each fine, or a combined $58,405.75, will go to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve the state’s air quality.

Tags: CARB, Refuse Fleets

August 26, 2013 - Industry News

Diesel Technology Forum Says California on Track to Reduce Fuel Use and Emissions

From 2010-2012, California was the number one state with the fastest growth in registrations of new diesel cars and SUVs.

Tags: California Energy Commission, Diesel Technology Forum

August 26, 2013 - Industry News

Omnitek Engineering Promotes Rolfe to Chief Financial Officer

An OM6NG1/OM6NG2 diesel-to-natural gas engine.Photo courtesy Omnitek

Alicia Rolfe has more than 17 years of financial management and accounting experience, Omnitek said.

Tags: Omnitek Engineering

August 8, 2013 - Industry News

GM Details Fuel Efficiency of 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel Engine

This diagram depicts the variable-swirl process in the 2.0L engine in the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel.<br />Photo courtesy of GM

GM said its powertrain engineers focused on calibrating the actuator so it precisely opens and closes the engine’s valves in order to optimize performance.

Tags: General Motors, Chevrolet Cruze

August 6, 2013 - Industry News

Clean Energy Coalition Conducting Alt-Fuel Studies with Michigan Fleets

The Michigan Fuel Forward program is intended to accelerate the use and availability of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV) and infrastructure across Michigan.

Tags: U.S. Department of Energy, Clean Energy Coalition

July 31, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Session Tracks Provide Specialized Fleet Content

Find the right sessions for your fleet type at the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo with three main conference tracks: commercial, heavy-duty, and government fleets.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

July 30, 2013 - Industry News

UPS Sets New Goal of Driving 1 Billion Miles in Alt-Fuel Vehicles by 2017

UPS's environmental achievements include ground and air fuel savings, increased investments in alternative fuel vehicles, and retooled routes that shaved 12.1 million miles from ground deliveries.

Tags: UPS, Sustainability Report

July 24, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Attendee & Expo Counts Up Over Last Year

Registration for attendees is up 70 percent over last year and vendors, from OEMs and fleet management companies to alternative-fuel conversion and fueling companies, are up 64 percent.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

July 24, 2013 - Industry News

Study Finds TCO Similar for Electric and Diesel Delivery Trucks

A research team from Georgia Tech compared medium-duty electric and diesel, urban delivery trucks, and found that the median total cost of ownership of electric trucks is 22-percent less than that of diesel trucks on the New York City delivery cycle.

Tags: Smith Newton, Freightliner, TCO

July 10, 2013 - Industry News

More than 2.5 Million Clean Diesel Trucks on U.S. Highways

According to R.L. Polk and Company data more than 28 percent of all trucks registered in the U.S. are equipped with clean diesel engines, resulting in reduced emissions of nearly zero.

Tags: Diesel Technology Forum, Greenhouse Gas

July 2, 2013 - Industry News

FedEx Adds 1,900 New Lightweight, Fuel Efficient Fleet Vehicles

FedEx Express has recently purchased 1,900 lightweight, composite-body Reach vehicles from Spartan Motors, a division of Utilimaster. These will join the 400 Reach vehicles already in service

The biggest, single impact on the fleet’s overall fuel efficiency has been matching the right vehicle to each route, according to the company.

July 2, 2013 - Industry News

New Study Finds U.S. Diesel Vehicles Have Lower Total Cost of Ownership Than Gasoline Vehicles

Diesels save owners $2,000 to $6,000 over three to five years during ownership and have better fuel efficiency and lower depreciation than gas vehicles, according to the University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute.

Tags: University of Michigan, Robert Bosch LLC

June 19, 2013 - Industry News

Alternative Fuels Help Low Carbon Fuel Standard Compliance

Global consulting firm ICF International compares alternative fuels with LCFS credits in its technical analysis, evaluating California's ability to achieve LCFS compliance.

Tags: Low Carbon Fuel Standard Compliance

June 11, 2013 - Industry News

Worldwide Power Products Announces Partnership with Hythane Company to Offer OptiBlend Bi-Fuel Solution for Diesel Engines

OptiBlend-equipped diesel engines allow traditional diesel engines to burn a mixture of natural gas and diesel.

June 11, 2013 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks to Commercialize Renewable Fuel for Heavy-Duty Trucks in North America

Goran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North American sales and marketing, announced plans to utilize a new, clean-burning alternative fuel to power its

Volvo Trucks to be the first North American manufacturer to utilize Dimethyl ether (DME), a non-toxic, non-carcinogenic fuel that can be made from a variety of domestic, sustainable feedstocks.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Oberon Fuels, dimethyl ether, Washington

May 28, 2013 - Industry News

MPG Car Rental Adds the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van to Its Green Fleet

LA vehicle rental company adds Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van to all clean diesel, electric, and hybrid rental options.

Tags: MPG Car Rental, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

May 28, 2013 - Industry News

European Environment Agency Study Shows Drop in CO2 Emissions

As diesel truck purchases increase in European Union countries, carbon dioxide emissions decrease.

Tags: Clean Diesel, Greenhouse Gas, European Union

May 28, 2013 - Industry News

Birmingham, Ala., Hosts Its First National Clean Truck Event

The first of five annual Clean Truck events provides information on clean truck fuels and technologies.

Tags: CALSTART, Clean Truck Coalition, Clean Fuels Coalition

May 22, 2013 - Industry News

Clean Truck Programs Fall Short of Clean Air Goals

Voluntary programs encourage the replacement of older, polluting trucks to new, cleaner models; however, research shows only a fraction of truck emissions have reduced as a result.

Tags: Emissions, Environmental Defense Fund

May 15, 2013 - Industry News

Daylight Foods Adds Diesel Electric Hybrid Trucks to Fleet

Food distribution company Daylight Foods has added eight Class 6 Kenworth T370 diesel-electric hybrid trucks to its fleet, with the new vehicles replacing older models.

Tags: Kenworth, Diesel-Electric Hybrids, Medium-Duty Trucks, Food and Beverage Fleets

April 3, 2013 - Industry News

Diesel-Electric Hybrid Trucks Added to Avon Rent a Car Truck and Van Fleet

The new 2013 HINO diesel-electric hybrid trucks provide 30-35-percent better fuel economy compared with standard diesel models, which could save up to 500 gallons less diesel fuel annually.

Tags: Diesel-Electric Hybrids, 2013-MY, Hino, Van Rental

February 19, 2013 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Version of 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Debuts in Chicago

The compact sedan comes equipped with a 2.0L turbodiesel engine, which produces an estimated 148 hp and 258 lb. ft. of torque. According to GM, the engine is rated for biodiesel and can use B-20.&lt;/

GM said it expects its 2014-MY Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel to get 42 mpg highway. According to the automaker, the engine is also rated for biodiesel and can use B-20.

Tags: Clean Diesel, 2014-MY, Chevrolet Cruze

February 14, 2013 - Industry News

New EcoDiesel Engine Planned for 2014-MY Ram 1500 Pickup Truck

2013-MY Ram 1500 pictured above. The new EcoDiesel engine will be available on the 2014-MY Ram 1500, according to the automaker.

The engine will be a new 3.0L V-6 EcoDiesel and Ram Truck plans to match this engine with an eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission.

Tags: Clean Diesel, Ram Truck, 2014-MY, EcoDiesel, Ram 1500

February 13, 2013 - Industry News

EcoPower Re-Refined Oil Approved for Use in Detroit Diesel Engines

Detroit Diesel has approved EcoPower Heavy-Duty Diesel 10W-30 CJ-4/SM for use in Detroit Diesel engines. The re-refined engine oil is designed to improve fuel economy up to 1.5 percent, deliver better cold-weather starts, and protect engines.

Tags: Fuel Savings, Detroit Diesel, Fuel Economy, Re-refined oil, Safety-Kleen, EcoPower

February 6, 2013 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Technology Showcased at National Biodiesel Conference and Expo

The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) is participating in the Annual National Biodiesel Conference and Expo in Las Vegas this week, where the advancements and environmental benefits of clean diesel technology and the latest innovations in biodiesel fuel will be on display.

Tags: Biodiesel, Clean Diesel, National Biodiesel Board, Diesel Technology Forum

 

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