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Aug 16, 2016, 12:58 ET Energy Efficient Diesel Engines Key for Achieving New Federal Fuel Economy Targets for Commercial Trucks

With 98 percent of the largest commercial trucks powered by diesel engines, the current and future advancements in clean diesel technology will be...


Aug 04, 2016, 14:28 ET Proposed VW Settlement Likely Misses Clean Air Targets

 As currently configured, the Volkswagen Partial Consent Decree and Settlement will fail to effectively mitigate the lifetime total emissions...


Jul 29, 2016, 10:41 ET Updated to Include Infographic: New Clean Diesel Technology Slashing Truck Emissions and Driving Fuel Savings

The introduction of more advanced diesel truck engines, innovative emissions control systems, and cleaner diesel fuel over the past decade have...


Jul 28, 2016, 12:24 ET New Clean Diesel Technology Slashing Truck Emissions and Driving Fuel Savings

 The introduction of more advanced diesel truck engines, innovative emissions control systems, and cleaner diesel fuel over the past decade...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:01 ET New Clean Diesel Cars and Light Trucks to Help U.S. Achieve Greenhouse Gas Reductions, Fuel Economy Improvements

 Advancements in emissions control technology in clean diesel passenger cars and light duty pickup trucks will have a positive effect on...


Jul 14, 2016, 14:31 ET New Technology Clean Diesel Trucks with Near Zero Emissions Now Make Up 41% of Class 3-8 U.S. Diesel Vehicles in Operation

 More than 40 percent of all medium and heavy-duty diesel commercial trucks in operation in the United States – 4 million of 9.5 million...


Jul 07, 2016, 12:36 ET Future Freight Plan for California Depends on Clean Diesel Power to Achieve Environmental, Economic and Sustainability Goals

 The major environmental, economic and efficiency goals sought in California's proposed sustainable freight plan will be attainable only with...


Jun 30, 2016, 11:14 ET Statement of the Diesel Technology Forum Regarding the Mitigation Aspects of the Volkswagen Settlement Announcement

Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued the following statement today regarding the announcements by the...


Jun 09, 2016, 15:37 ET Over 300,000 Increase in Clean Diesel Vehicle Registrations in U.S.

The nation added over 300,000 new clean diesel vehicles across the country in 2015, with the state of California leading the way with a 15.4...


May 25, 2016, 10:05 ET Hitting the Road and Picking up Fuel Savings with Trucks and SUV's This Memorial Day Weekend

 This Memorial Day weekend, more than 38 million Americans will hit the nation's roads and highways, according to the American Automobile...


May 20, 2016, 10:57 ET California Zero Emissions Demonstration Project Includes Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Trucks

New diesel technology will be part of a $23.6 million zero-emission transportation test program in California for emerging commercial vehicle...


May 18, 2016, 15:48 ET Improving America's Infrastructure with the Most Advanced and Cleanest Equipment

 This week, hundreds of organizations are honoring the past accomplishments and future growth of America's national infrastructure during...


May 11, 2016, 16:22 ET Clean Diesel: Fueling a Decade of Change

Ten years after the introduction of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel in 2006, the Diesel Technology Forum recognizes the role of the shift to cleaner...


May 04, 2016, 12:31 ET Clean Diesel Delivers Clean Air Benefits to the Mid-Atlantic Region

 Government, environmental and private sector members of a Mid-Atlantic clean air coalition are meeting today in Pennsylvania to discuss...


Apr 22, 2016, 11:37 ET Earth Day 2016 - A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

 The following is an Earth Day statement from Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum.  Diesel Technology...


Apr 20, 2016, 12:54 ET Successful Clean Air Program Reauthorization Introduced in U.S. Senate

 Legislation to reauthorize the bipartisan and highly effective clean air program that reduces emissions from older diesel powered equipment...


Apr 13, 2016, 11:40 ET Future, Technology Unveiled at Global Equipment Expo: Both Powered by Clean Diesel

Advanced innovations and impressive engineering achievements in all shapes and sizes of equipment are on display at the world's largest...


Apr 06, 2016, 14:41 ET Clean Diesel Delivers Greenhouse Gas Reductions Targets for Maryland

Legislation signed by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday will seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 relative to emissions...


Mar 24, 2016, 10:45 ET New EPA Report to Congress Highlights National Clean Air Benefits of Diesel Emissions Reduction Program

More than 73,000 older diesel powered engines were upgraded or replaced between 2008 to 2013 because of Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA)...


Mar 18, 2016, 10:52 ET Future for Diesel Passenger Vehicles in U.S. Remains Positive Despite Recent Set Backs

While diesel passenger vehicles sales have decreased in recent months, there are some positive signs that indicate diesel sales will recover and...


Mar 11, 2016, 11:01 ET Outlook for Diesel Passenger Vehicle Market in the U.S. To Be Focus of Panel Discussion at International Motor Press Association

A lot has happened in the world of diesel vehicles in the past year that has dramatically affected forecasts about the current and future prospects...


Feb 02, 2016, 12:22 ET Pro Football's Main Event Kicks-Off With Clean Diesel Technology And Renewable Fuel

 The widely attended fan festivals and transportation to this week's championship football game in San Francisco are the latest in a long line...


Jan 29, 2016, 10:41 ET Clean Diesel Buses to Power Maryland's Transit Future

The Maryland Transit Administration is now in line to receive almost $100 million to invest in 172 advanced clean diesel buses after receiving...


Jan 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Diesel Engines Power the World's Top Work Boats

Diesel continues to be the power source for the top work boats according to WorkBoat Magazine's "10 Significant Boats of 2015" announced at the...


Jan 21, 2016, 16:37 ET Diesel vs. Snow: Diesel Power Stands Ready To Work To Help The Northeast During Winter Storm Jonas

The East Coast is preparing for Winter Storm Jonas, expected to produce abundant amounts of snow and high winds. Local, state and federal...