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2012-03-05 10:58:28

The exhaust fumes from gasoline vehicles contribute more to the production of a specific type of air pollution-secondary organic aerosols (SOA)-than those from diesel vehicles, according to a new study by scientists from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) and other colleagues. "The surprising result we found was that it wasn't diesel engines that were contributing the most to the organic aerosols in LA,"...

2012-03-04 08:00:00

For qualified wholesalers who have customers with Hot Rods, Sprint Cars, Midgets, Modified, Drag Racers, Road Racers, Off-Road, Diesel Pullers, etc., Champion Oil has announced numerous new geographical locations and opportunities available in North America. Inquiries should be from established race and performance businesses interested in acquiring this technologically advanced, extremely popular, highly profitable, and track proven racing and performance line of products. Clinton, MO...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Champion Oil, a major player in development and manufacturing of purpose built specialty lubricants, announced today an efficient and easy to access web page that organizes multiple on-line sellers of their Champion Racing Oils, Performance Lubricants, Additives and Chemicals. http://www.championbrands.com/olretail.htm (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Example of Champion Products now available on-line Champion Racing Motor Oils contain Champion´s proprietary TVS® (Thermal Viscosity...

2012-03-02 14:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement today regarding the release of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) study of Diesel Exhaust in Miners (DEMS). The study looked at the relationship between exposure to diesel exhaust and the incidence of lung cancer in miners who worked in underground mines from the 1950's to the 1990's. (Logo:...

2012-02-28 11:14:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an event designed to showcase the major advances in clean diesel technology spurred largely due to stringent emissions standards and regulations established by the State of California and its Air Resources Board (ARB), diesel industry and ARB officials held a press conference today to highlight the key policies and events that led to the transformation of "clean diesel" technology. (Logo:...

2012-02-26 08:00:00

Champion Blue Flame® Motor Oil, a major product sponsor of Diesel Motorsports and the National Association of Diesel Motorsports (NADM), announced this week thier 2012 National Event Schedule for Diesel Drag Racing and Sled Pulling competiton. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 26, 2012 Diesel Motorsports, formerly the National Association of Diesel Motorsports, was eastablished in 2007 and is the only sanctioning body for diesels that promotes all diesel motorsports associations, clubs...

2012-02-21 10:53:00

New Generation of Clean Diesel Technology Is Fueling U.S. Economic Growth WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. economic recovery continues to move forward, new clean diesel technology is powering America's freight movement in the most environmentally friendly manner anywhere in the world, according to Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO ) "Over the last 10...

2012-02-20 15:05:00

~Westport and Cummins Agree on New Focus for CWI; Announce Launch of New CWI HD Engine; Conference Call to Follow~ VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT) (NASDAQ: WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today announced that it has entered into an amended and restated joint venture agreement (JVA) with Cummins Inc. for the Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) joint venture. The JVA was amended to provide for, among other things, clarification...

2012-02-20 10:39:00

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 11:30 a.m. Participants Include: Mary Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board, James Goldstene, Executive Officer of the Air Resources Board, And Diesel Industry Officials SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The air in neighborhoods throughout California has become significantly cleaner thanks to major advances in clean diesel technology and ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel. (Logo:...

2012-02-17 14:00:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International has appointed Dr. Zoran Filipi as editor-in-chief for its new Journal of Alternative Powertrains. He begins the three-year volunteer position this month. Dr. Filipi is the Timken Endowed Chair in Vehicle Design and Development at Clemson University. Prior to that, he served as a research professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan. His research interests are in advanced IC engine...