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2011-03-23 12:17:00

"Lower emissions, more fuel efficiency and more productivity courtesy of clean diesel power." - Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director, Diesel Technology Forum LAS VEGAS, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next generation of clean diesel technology for farm and construction equipment is being unveiled to the public this week at the international CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued...

2011-03-23 12:05:00

"Lower emissions, more fuel efficiency and more productivity courtesy of clean diesel power." - Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director, Diesel Technology Forum LAS VEGAS, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next generation of clean diesel technology for farm and construction equipment is being unveiled to the public this week at the international CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued...

2011-03-03 13:57:00

"Modern diesel engines are clean, quiet, refined and powerful." - AAA WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New clean diesel engines, electric vehicles and hybrid cars were among the new innovations named today by AAA on its biennial list of the top new vehicle technologies designed to increase performance, reduce environmental impacts and improve safety. According to today's AAA announcement: "While diesel engines have been around for decades, the days of smelly, noisy,...

2011-02-14 17:42:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director, Allen Schaeffer, issued the following statement today in reaction to the release of the Obama Administration FY 2011 budget, relative to the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant program that provides grants to states for projects that modernize and upgrade existing diesel engines and equipment: "We understand the challenges of this budget, but truly don't understand the President's...

2011-01-31 14:21:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell Oil Products US today announced a test of Shell Nitrogen Enriched Diesel, extending the company's exclusive "Nitrogen Enriched" advanced cleaning system to diesel. The fuel has been proven to reduce fuel consumption in an extensive test of heavy-duty vehicles and will be available on a trial basis starting January 31, 2011. It will be offered to both commercial as well as retail customers at select points of sale in the Nashville, TN, Baltimore,...

2011-01-26 14:16:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced the completion of construction and start-up of a 42,500 BPD unit utilizing the latest technology to produce Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) at its Corpus Christi, Texas refinery. With the completion of this unit, which has been in operation since December, CITGO is now capable of producing 100% ULSD at all of its refineries. The CITGO shareholder, Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), the national oil company of...

2011-01-06 00:01:46

Passage of DERA is important to our national economic growth because diesel engines power over 95 percent of our commercial trucks and an overwhelming majority of our ships, locomotives and farm and construction equipment. Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 05, 2011 Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), issued the following after President Obama signed the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) into law Tuesday night. "While the reauthorization of DERA...

2010-12-14 10:05:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $5 million to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to help Southern truckers and businesses buy cleaner big rigs. The money will guarantee loans used to buy retrofitted used tractor-trailers at Rush Truck Centers throughout the South. These trucks will run substantially cleaner than other rigs of the same vintage. The program is designed to improve air quality along Southern roads. "We are...

2010-12-07 10:41:00

Berks County Firm Receives $235,000 Clean Diesel Grant to Replace Four Coaches KUTZTOWN, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and Steven G. Haddad, president of Carl R. Bieber, Inc., of Kutztown, announced today that a $235,000 state grant will help the commercial bus line operator replace four old, inefficient motor coaches with newer models that can run on homegrown fuels and will emit less pollution. Hanger said the company's...

2010-12-01 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Fuel Quality Center (IFQC) has updated its ranking of the top 100 countries based on sulfur limits in on-road diesel - Sweden, Germany and Japan, remained first, second and third, respectively. With the EU having 100% market penetration of 10 ppm sulfur diesel fuel since Jan. 1, 2009, these nations are still ranked within the top 10. South Korea and Turkey also ranked alongside European countries, tied at 9th. Jumping seven spots...


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