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Innospec joins the Diesel Technology Forum

Innospec is a specialty chemical company with employees in 25 countries around the world.

The percentage of commercial diesel trucks that are near-zero emissions grows

Near-zero emission trucks are advanced diesel technology manufactured in the 2010 and later model years.

A new standard for diesel power is set in California

In 2021, California was the sixth fastest growing state for registrations of these new technology trucks, adding nearly 30,000 new units since 2020.

Renewable diesel fuels in internal combustion engines deliver major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions

Use of low-carbon renewable diesel and biodiesel fuels are delivering significant greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions reductions in California, and hold expanded opportunities for reducing carbon emissions from the trucking sector in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and six other Northeastern states. According to new GHG emissions inventory released by the California Air Resources Board

Are EVs sticking around for the long-haul? 

It seems there isn’t a shortage of things we can find to disagree on. Everyone has their own view (and a side that opposes them), and the trucking industry is no exception. But not being able to see eye to eye on hot topics isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it may just lead

Diesel engine innovations that make it a top choice for light-, medium-duty trucks

Of the more than six million diesel Class 3 to 7 trucks now operating in the U.S., according to Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, 42% are equipped with the latest generation engine technology to achieve lower levels of greenhouse gas emissions as well as run more fuel efficiently. “It was clear

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Diesel Technology Forum: 43% of U.S. commercial trucks powered by near-zero emissions diesel technology

The newest, cleanest, near-zero-emissions diesel truck technologies now make up nearly half the U.S. fleet, jumping by 6.8 percent between Dec. 2017 and July 2019, according to new research from the Diesel Technology Forum. Since these cleaner diesel trucks were introduced in 2007, significant clean air and fuel efficiency benefits have been delivered to American consumers, with even greater environmental gains projected through 2030, the Forum says.

Diesel Technology Forum congratulates inaugural Diesel Progress Awards winners

The Diesel Technology Forum congratulates all the winners of the inaugural Diesel Progress Awards, especially forum members Caterpillar, Volvo Penta of the Americas and John Deere. The awards celebrate innovation in making internal combustion engines and machines more efficient, powerful and productive.

New-generation diesel engines deliver national clean air benefits and fuel savings, EPA report says

Since 2008, 67,300 older diesel-powered engines have been upgraded or replaced thanks to funding provided by the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA), resulting in major clean air benefits and fuel savings, according a new report issued July 26 – “DERA Fourth Report to Congress: Highlights of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Program” by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Full-size diesel pickup truck sales up 23%, Diesel Technology Forum finds

According to the latest data, sales of full-size diesel pickup trucks in the United States are up 23% over Q1 2019—more than double the sales of all cars and trucks for the quarter (11%), the Diesel Technology Forum reports.

Diesel technology delivers substantial climate benefits, Diesel Technology Forum reports

The new generation of diesel technology is helping meet climate and clean air challenges of today, according to a statement by the Diesel Technology Forum.

Diesel Technology Forum shares data on diesel’s strong market position, bright future

Speaking on a panel at Fuels2019, the annual meeting of the Fuels Institute, Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director Allen Schaeffer shared he believes the future for diesel technologies in freight transportation is bright.

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