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Next Generation Clean Diesel BLUETEC Reduces Fuel Consumption, Improves Emissions

Today at the Washington (DC) Auto Show, Dr Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of DaimlerChrysler AG and the Head of Mercedes Car Group, called the nation's attention to the new generation of clean diesels - branded BLUETEC - while encouraging US lawmakers to set regulations that support a diversity of approaches to reducing the country's dependence on foreign oil.

EPA Recognizes Dodge for Developing Cleanest Heavy-Duty Diesel Pickup Truck

New 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 with Cummins 6,7-liter turbodiesel engine is first Chrysler Group BLUETEC vehicle and first to meet stringent 2010 truck emissions standards in all 50 states.

Mitsubishi Motors and PSA Peugeot Citroen Enter Diesel Engine Supply Agreement

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and PSA Peugeot Citroen announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Mitsubishi Motors will be supplied with diesel engines by PSA Peugeot Citroen in a new collaborative agreement.

First Dual-Mode Heavy-Duty Diesel-Electric Drivetrain Being Developed

ArvinMeritor, Inc and Wal-Mart Transportation, Bentonville, Arkansas, have agreed to development of a dual-mode, diesel-electric drivetrain for a Class 8 tractor.

eCycle and Machineart Develop a Hybrid Motorcycle Concept

eCycle, Inc and Machineart have collaborated on the design of a new hybrid motorcycle platform concept for the aftermarket.

New Year Ushers in New Era of Clean Diesel Trucks

With new clean diesel heavy-duty engines set to roll off of assembly lines nationwide this year, the diesel industry demonstrated today it has met the technological and regulatory challenges of manufacturing trucks that produce up to 90 percent fewer emissions than the previous generation of diesels, helping to usher in a new era of clean air progress.

Report Released Examining Death & Disease Linked to Diesel Locomotive Pollution

A new Environmental Defense report finds that diesel locomotive air pollution is linked to about 3,400 premature deaths and other serious health effects every year, and calls on the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect human health by issuing overdue clean air standards.

Diesel Drivers Report Superior Real-World Fuel Efficiency

Diesel-powered vehicles deliver more real-world miles per gallon than the numbers on new-car window stickers currently indicate, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency's "YourMPG" database.

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