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Bringing Diesel Savoir-Faire to the U.S., See How at SAE 2007

Diesel's back in the United States market as a viable alternative for drivers, since shed of its image of the noisy, soot-coughing car of days past, thanks to turbocharged engines that increase performance and help curb harmful emissions outputs and the availability of ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel.


EPA Cuts Diesel Locomotive and Vessel Pollution

EPA is proposing a new rule to ensure that Americans continue to breathe cleaner air by significantly reducing air pollution from locomotive and marine diesel engines.


Union Pacific Sponsors Clean Air Conference

During the three-day Faster Freight Cleaner Air Conference starting today at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA, Union Pacific - a gold sponsor of the conference - in partnership with GE Transportation, is hosting tours of its green locomotive technology train at the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility.


New Biofuel Technology Takes the Guesswork Out of Driving Green

VO Tech, LLC, is rolling out the first vegetable oil conversion system for diesel cars and trucks that takes the uncertainty and guesswork out of running these engines on the renewable fuels that they were originally designed to use.


New EPA Truck Fuel Rules May Increase Demand for "Green" Transportation Tech

Ritchie Russell, CFO of Cleantechnics International, is preparing for a surge in demand for its fuel filtering technologies in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's recently implemented rules on ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel for over-the-road trucks, as well as the subsequent similar implementation for heavy equipment.


The Toro Company's Commercial Equipment "Biodiesel Ready" By 2008

Advances in alternative fuel sources continue to generate greater interest in an age of increased concern for the environment and the pursuit of economical alternatives to petroleum-based fuels.


Mercedes-Benz Bluetec Wins AJAC's 2007 Best New Technology Award

The Mercedes-Benz Bluetec diesel emissions-control technology, available on the 2007 Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec, was declared the Best New Technology for 2007 by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).


EPA Certifies That New Clean Diesels Are Ready

The Diesel Technology Forum today announced that all major heavy-duty truck and engine manufacturers have met new Environmental Protection Agency standards for emissions cuts and have been certified by EPA for full production.



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