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  • Press Release | 02/13/17

    New Chevy Cruze Diesel Sedan to Hit Amazing 52 MPG Highway

    2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan has achieved 52 mpg highway rating - the highest highway fuel economy rating of any non-hybrid/non-EV in America.

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  • Press Release | 02/10/17

    Clean Diesel Best Choice for Use of VW Settlement Dollars

    Clean diesel technology is the best choice for mitigating NOx emissions in the U.S. with the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust.

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  • Press Release | 01/26/17

    “Rolling Coal” Is Unsafe & Harmful to The Environment

    Tampering with diesel vehicle emission controls to create excessive amounts of black smoke is wasteful and harmful to the environment.

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  • Press Release | 01/24/17

    New Diesels Boost Consumer Choices for U.S.Vehicle Market

    Washington Auto Show to give policymakers & consumers an opportunity to see how diesel technology fits in the plans of U.S. automakers.

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  • Press Release | 01/09/17

    New Diesel Options for U.S. Vehicle Market

    Ford introduces new 3.0L diesel engine option in the 2018 Ford F-150 pickup truck & GMC reveals new 1.6L turbo-diesel 2018 GMC Terrain SUV.

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  • Press Release | 01/06/17

    U.S. Diesel Light Duty Market Regains Momentum in 2016

    We remain optimistic about the momentum for diesel vehicles in the coming years with several new diesel product launches coming soon.

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  • Press Release | 01/05/17

    Clean School Bus Funding to Improve Air Quality for Students

    The new funding for cleaner school buses announced by EPA will allow for significant air quality improvements with clean diesel technology.

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  • Press Release | 12/07/16

    Mayors of Paris, Madrid, Athens & Mexico City Stumble; African Nations Get It Right on Policies for Cleaner Air with Cleaner Diesel Fuel & Technology

    Last week, 5 African countries called for cleaner diesel fuel for their drivers to help move forward with cleaner fuels and diesel vehicles.

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  • Press Release | 11/16/16

    Mazda’s Signals Renewed Interest in Diesel Vehicles in U.S.

    Mazda's new clean diesel CX-5 SUV coming to the U.S. is a strong signal that interest in diesel vehicles is on the rebound in the U.S.

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  • Press Release | 10/26/16

    Clean Air Benefits from New Diesels Outlined For Officials

    Replacing older diesel engines with near-zero emission clean diesel technology has led to major air quality improvements throughout the U.S.

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  • Press Release | 10/25/16

    Clean Diesel Remains a Key to Meet U.S. Fuel Economy Targets

    To achieve U.S. fuel economy & GHG emissions requirements, clean diesel is needed for its efficiency & low emissions.

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  • Press Release | 10/17/16

    Diesel Leaders State Strategies for Climate & Clean Air Goals

    The Diesel Technology Forum is releasing a series of videos highlighting efficiency & emissions improvements from clean diesel technology.

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  • Press Release | 10/11/16

    Clean Diesel is Most Cost Effective Way to Improve Air Quality

    Investing the $2.7 billion trust from the VW settlement in clean diesel technology is the most cost-effective way to reduce NOx emissions.

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  • Press Release | 09/22/16

    Clean Diesel Technology Showcased At SEJ Annual Conference

    Several hundred reporters at the Society of Environmental Journalists Conference this week are seeing advanced near-zero emission technology.

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  • Press Release | 09/16/16

    “Learning Center” at SEJ to Highlight Clean Diesel Technology

    The most advanced near-zero emissions diesel technology will be exhibited at the Society of Environmental Journalist’s Annual Conference.

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  • Press Release | 09/01/16

    Are You Ready? Diesel Technology Key for Emergency Preparedness

    From portable light towers to backup generators for hospitals, diesel technology is key for readiness, response & recovery efforts.

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  • Press Release | 08/16/16

    Efficient Diesel Engines Key To Meet Fuel Economy Targets

    With 98 percent of all large trucks powered by diesel engines, current & new diesel technology will be key to meeting future fuel standards.

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  • Press Release | 08/04/16

    Corrected: Proposed VW Settlement Likely Misses Clean Air Targets

    The proposed VW settlement is flawed because it favors less effective technologies compared to proven clean diesel technology.

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  • Press Release | 07/28/16

    New Clean Diesel Technology Cuts Truck Emissions & Fuel Use

    Advanced diesel truck engines, innovative emissions control systems, and cleaner diesel fuel have improved air quality and fuel economy.

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  • Press Release | 07/22/16

    Clean Diesel Cars & Trucks to Help Achieve GHG Reductions

    New clean diesel passenger cars & pickup trucks will help to reduce future Greenhouse Gas Emissions, according to a new government report.

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  • Press Release | 07/14/16

    42% of US Diesel Trucks are Now Near Zero Emission Vehicles

    More than 40% of all diesel commercial trucks in operation in the U.S. are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines.

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  • Press Release | 07/07/16

    California Freight Plan Needs Clean Diesel Power To Succeed

    The major environmental goals in California’s sustainable freight plan are achievable only with advanced clean diesel technology.

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  • Press Release | 06/30/16

    DTF Statement on the Mitigation Aspects of the VW Settlement

    The diesel engine is the most energy efficient internal combustion engine with efficiency, reliability, performance and low-emissions.

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  • Press Release | 06/09/16

    Over 300,000 Increase in Clean Diesel Registrations in U.S.

    The U.S. added over 300,000 new clean diesel vehicles across the country in 2015, with the state of California (+15.4%) leading the way.

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  • Press Release | 05/25/16

    Hitting the Road and Picking up Fuel Savings

    This Memorial Day weekend, more than 38 million Americans will hit the nation’s roads and highways

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  • Press Release | 05/20/16

    Diesel Hybrid Trucks Part of CA Zero Emissions Project

    New diesel technology will be part of a $23.6 million zero-emission transportation test program in California.

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  • Press Release | 05/18/16

    Improving America with the Most Advanced, Cleanest Equipment

    Diesel equipment is the overwhelming power source for infrastructure growth - and it's now cleaner and more efficient than ever before.

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  • Press Release | 05/11/16

    Clean Diesel: Fueling a Decade of Change

    Cleaner ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel & its role in major environmental gains are being celebrated during National Clean Air Month.

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  • Press Release | 05/04/16

    Clean Diesel Delivers Clean Air Benefits In Mid-Atlantic

    The Diesel Technology Forum's Allen Schaeffer spoke this morning at the 10th anniversary meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Diesel Collaborative.

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  • Press Release | 04/22/16

    Earth Day 2016 - A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

    In every sector and application of equipment new technology diesel engines are now near-zero in emissions and improving our environment.

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  • Press Release | 04/20/16

    Successful Clean Air Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate

    "Democratic and Republican leaders working together on this important environmental program is a welcome development."

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  • Press Release | 04/13/16

    Future, Technology Unveiled at Global Equipment Expo: Both Powered by Clean Diesel

    This expo puts on display the most advanced tools of work, of building and growing economies.

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  • Press Release | 04/06/16

    Clean Diesel Helps Greenhouse Gas Cuts Targets for Maryland

    Clean diesel technology and fuels will play a major role in helping Maryland reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030.

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  • Press Release | 03/23/16

    New EPA Report Shows Benefits of Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

    New EPA report shows 73,000 older diesel powered engines were upgraded or replaced resulting in major clean air benefits and fuel savings.

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  • Press Release | 03/18/16

    Future for Diesel Passenger Vehicles in U.S. Remains Positive Despite Recent Set Backs

    New federal fuel efficiency standards will be a boost for clean diesel vehicles, which have 30% better fuel efficiency than gas vehicles.

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  • Press Release | 03/11/16

    Diesel Vehicle Market in the U.S.To Be Focus of Discussion

    Allen Schaeffer of the Diesel Technology Forum & auto analyst Alan Baum will project the future of diesel passenger vehicles in the U.S.

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  • Press Release | 02/02/16

    Football’s Main Event Kicks-Off With Clean Diesel Technology

    The fan festivals for this week’s championship football game are relying on renewable diesel fuel to meet clean air & sustainability goals.

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  • Press Release | 01/29/16

    Clean Diesel Buses to Power Maryland’s Transit Future

    The Maryland Transit Administration is now in line to receive almost $100 million to invest in 172 advanced clean diesel buses.

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  • Press Release | 01/22/16

    Diesel Engines Power the World’s Top Work Boats

    Moving cargo & people requires reliable power sources & engines & diesel engines are the predominate power source for ships & work boats.

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  • Press Release | 01/21/16

    Diesel Power Ready To Help Northeast During Winter Storm

    East Coast governments & emergency responders are relying on reliable diesel technology to protect public health & safety during snow storm.

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  • Press Release | 12/09/15

    US Cities' GHG Strategies Rely on Diesel Technology & Fuels

    NY City, San Francisco & Oakland embrace clean diesel technology & bio-fuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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  • Press Release | 12/01/15

    COP21 Goals Need Clean Diesel Technology, Renewable Biofuels

    Clean diesel technology and renewable biofuels will be key in helping the U.S. reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent by 2025.

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  • Press Release | 11/23/15

    Webcast: COP21 Climate Challenge & Sustaining Economic Stability

    On November 24th, a global webcast will discuss the benefits of diesel technology in meeting the COP21 challenge to limit global warming.

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  • Press Release | 11/17/15

    Global Web Event:Clean Diesel Power-COP 21 Climate Challenge

    This Global Forum prior to COP21 will provide an understanding of how clean diesel will be vital in meeting future global climate challenges.

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  • Press Release | 10/26/15

    Clean Diesel Key To Long Beach’s “Greenest Port in World”

    The Port of Long Beach announced it has surpassed every air pollution reduction milestone due, in part, to cleaner diesel trucks.

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  • Press Release | 10/22/15

    Introducing the New www.dieselforum.org

    Have you checked out all the features on our new website yet?

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  • Press Release | 10/13/15

    What Is Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)?

    The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following explanation on SCR, an advanced active emissions control technology system used in clean diesel engines.

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  • Press Release | 10/01/15

    EPA’s New Ozone Standard: Clean Diesel Tech. Continues to Lead

    The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement in response to the revised U.S. EPA standards for ground level ozone.

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  • Press Release | 09/28/15

    Media Advisory: “Power Up" Webinar this Tuesday

    As part of National Preparedness Month, DTF will host a webinar on state plans to keep the lights on during severe weather events.

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  • Press Release | 09/23/15

    Statement: Regarding VW Diesel Situation

    The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement regarding clean diesel vehicles in the U.S.

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