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2014-09-16 16:23:10

Supporting National Preparedness Month WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Preparedness Month, the Diesel Technology Forum is sponsoring a free webinar on September 18th designed to address options for assuring continuous electrical power during and after weather events and other disasters. The types of emergency back-up power systems, technology and fuel choices, operating conditions and installation incentives to provide critical electrical power...

2014-07-02 12:21:17

Indiana (50.4%), Utah (45.4%) & Oklahoma (44.8%) Have Highest Percentage Of Clean Diesel Trucks WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than one-third of all medium and heavy duty commercial trucks registered in the United States - 2.9 million of 8.8 million trucks - are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines, according to new data compiled by HIS Automotive for the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF)....

2014-05-29 16:21:05

Green Car Guide Reviewed 83 Hybrids, Electrics, CNG, Clean Diesels & Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Half of the top 10 highest scoring green cars were clean diesel vehicles in the newly released Green Car Guide compiled by the Automobile Association of America (AAA). The top 10 of AAA's Green Car list included five clean diesels, three electrics and two hybrids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO "The field...

2014-05-22 16:20:51

Diesel Technology Forum says UNECE paper corrects misconceptions about diesel WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new paper issued by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) concluded that diesel road vehicles were the cause of only a small percentage of particulate matter - PM 2.5 and PM10 - in Europe and the United States compared to economic sectors like the commercial, institutional and household sectors....

2014-05-20 12:22:34

Live: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's automotive diesel deserves a major place in the limelight with other green alternative fuels. New refining and blending processes are producing ultra-low sulfur diesel, while monumental gains in diesel engine performance and exhaust after-treatment are delivering greater energy and more miles per gallon from each ounce of diesel fuel - with emissions 98 percent lower than just a...

2014-05-01 12:24:22

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, Caterpillar faced diverse challenges in meeting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new Tier 4 standard for producing near-zero emissions in new off-road engines and equipment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO According to EPA: "To meet these Tier 4 emission standards, engine manufacturers will produce new engines with advanced emission...

2014-04-28 12:25:02

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) is pleased to announce that CNH Industrial, a global leader in the capital goods sector, has joined the Forum. DTF is a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the newest clean diesel technologies in the United States and internationally. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO Through its brands, CNH Industrial manufactures engines and transmissions, agricultural machinery,...

2014-04-22 12:21:56

New Clean Diesel Engines Have Reduced Particulate Matter & NOx Emissions By 98% WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the true environmental success stories of the past two decades has been the emergence of clean diesel technology and fuel. After billions of dollars to research and development, truck, car, bus and off-road manufacturers are now producing clean diesel engines and equipment that have near zero emissions, according to Allen Schaeffer, the...

2014-03-31 16:20:25

Isuzu Has Been the Top Seller of Low Cab Forward Trucks in the U.S. for the Past 28 Years WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) is pleased to announce that Isuzu Manufacturing Services America, a global leader in medium and heavy duty commercial vehicle and diesel engine production, has joined the Forum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO DTF is a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the newest...

2014-03-05 16:20:23

Diesel Technology Forum Hopes Bipartisan Congressional Effort Will Restore Funding For Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the nation's most proven, cost-effective and successful clean air programs - the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act - is proposed for zero funding in the Obama Administration's new 2015 budget proposal, according to Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum....


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