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Sep 18, 2017, 18:16 ET Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach: New Clean Diesel Technology Key Part of Future Plan, Offers Fastest, Lowest Cost Route to Emission Reductions

As the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach (POLA/POLB) begin final consideration of their updated 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (the "Plan"),...


Aug 29, 2017, 15:23 ET Californians Seek Even-Handed Approach to Clean Air Spending, Unwilling to Forego Present Benefits for Future Tech Promises, Says New Research

The vast majority of Californians want local and state government to blend innovative energy and transportation technologies with sensible policies...


Aug 23, 2017, 16:08 ET Newest Technology Clean Diesel Trucks Now Make Up 27 Percent of New Jersey's Commercial Vehicle Fleet, Saving 86 Million Gallons of Fuel and Slashing Emissions

Twenty-seven percent of commercial trucks operating in New Jersey are equipped with the latest generation of clean diesel technology, according to...


Aug 04, 2017, 10:20 ET Newest Technology Clean Diesel Trucks Now Make Up 35% of Pennsylvania's Commercial Vehicle Fleet, Saving 222 Million Gallons of Fuel, and Slashing Emissions

Introduction of new technology clean diesel truck engines and emissions control systems into Pennsylvania's trucking fleet over the last five...


Jul 26, 2017, 15:21 ET Newest Technology Clean Diesel Trucks Now Make Up 26% of New York's Commercial Vehicle Fleet, Saving 126 million Gallons of Fuel, and Slashing Emissions

Introduction of new technology clean diesel trucks into New York's trucking fleet over the last five years is growing and yielding significant...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:00 ET Diesel Powers U.S. Jobs & Manufacturing . . .

Consider the following about the domestic manufacture of diesel technology and the economic benefits generated by diesel technology: -...


Jul 13, 2017, 14:35 ET Newest Technology Clean Diesel Trucks Now Make Up 30% of Commercial Vehicles in Operation in U.S., Saving 4.2 billion Gallons of Fuel, and Slashing Emissions

Introduction of new technology clean diesel truck engines and emissions control systems into the nation's trucking fleet over the last five years...


Jun 05, 2017, 14:44 ET U.S. Diesel Market Shows Resilience in 2016 as Passenger Vehicle Registrations Increase by Over 280,000

The U.S. added more than 280,00 new clean diesel passenger vehicles across the country last year, with Texas, California and Florida having...


May 18, 2017, 13:02 ET Improving America's Infrastructure with the Most Advanced and Cleanest Equipment

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


May 15, 2017, 17:27 ET Diesel Technology Forum Statement On new study on "Impacts and mitigation of excess diesel-related NOx emissions in 11 major vehicle markets" in the journal Nature

Improved "real-world" vehicle testing standards and increased adoption of new diesel technology to replace older diesels would play a major role in...


Apr 27, 2017, 17:26 ET Diesel Technology Forum Webinar "Making the Most of the VW Settlement in the Pacific Northwest: More Clean Air for the Dollar"

As individual states around the U.S. move forward with plans on how to invest their share of the $2.8 billion Environmental Mitigation Trust...


Apr 21, 2017, 11:01 ET Earth Day: Near-Zero Emission Clean Diesel Technology an Environmental & Economic Achievement

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


Apr 06, 2017, 15:29 ET State Environmental Officials Hear How Clean Diesel Technology is the Most Cost-Effective Way to Reduce Emissions with VW Settlement Funds

The nation's top state environmental policymakers today heard how states can achieve the most cost-effective and immediate air emission...


Mar 30, 2017, 16:23 ET Renewable Diesel Fuel a New Component in the Advancement Of Clean Diesel Technology

With national and international policies moving toward a low-carbon, sustainable future, advanced clean diesel technologies and the emergence of...


Mar 21, 2017, 14:51 ET Golden Opportunity for the Golden State: More Clean Air, Faster and Cheaper Through Investing VW Mitigation Monies in Clean Diesel Technology

California's effort to improve air quality with $381 million funding from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust would achieve the most...


Mar 06, 2017, 17:19 ET As U.S. Gears Up for Major Infrastructure Development, Cleanest & Most Efficient Equipment Takes Center Stage at CONEXPO 2017 Convention

The most advanced, powerful and efficient diesel equipment and technology for construction and industrial use will be unveiled to the public this...


Feb 13, 2017, 16:45 ET Cruze Control: New Chevy Cruze Diesel Sedan at 52 MPG Highway Owns a Top Spot in Fuel Economy Race

Today's announcement by Chevrolet that the 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan has achieved a U.S. EPA-estimated 52 mpg highway rating - the highest highway...


Feb 10, 2017, 12:21 ET More Clean Air for the Dollar: Clean Diesel Projects Best Choice for Use of VW Settlement Dollars

Clean diesel technology is the best choice for mitigating NOx emissions in the U.S. as part of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation...


Jan 26, 2017, 12:14 ET "Rolling Coal" Is Unsafe & Harmful to The Environment - Diesel Technology Forum

The practice of tampering with diesel vehicle emission controls to create excessive amounts of black smoke emissions – commonly referred to as...


Jan 24, 2017, 14:49 ET 2017 Automaker Announcements Boost Confidence and Consumer Choices for Diesel Technology in U.S. Market; "Green" Diesels Featured at Washington Auto Show

With recent major announcements of new clean diesel engine options in the U.S. sedan, SUV and pickup truck markets, the Washington Auto Show will...


Jan 09, 2017, 15:14 ET Surprises in Detroit: New Options Boost Confidence and Consumer Choices for Diesel Technology in U.S. Market

Two major announcements from leading global manufacturers for new diesel options in light-duty vehicles came from the North American International...


Jan 06, 2017, 16:17 ET U.S. Diesel Car Market Regains Momentum in Second Half of 2016

On the eve of the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum,...


Jan 05, 2017, 15:53 ET New EPA Clean School Bus Funding to Help Improve Air Quality in School Districts Around U.S.

The new funding for cleaner school buses announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will allow for significant air quality...


Dec 08, 2016, 14:08 ET Tropiezo de los alcaldes de París, Madrid, Atenas y Ciudad de México

- Tropiezo de los alcaldes de París, Madrid, Atenas y Ciudad de México; las naciones de África aciertan en las políticas a favor del aire limpio...