Despite impending surcharges on diesel cars expected to be announced in the near future, diesel was still in greater demand than petrol.…
April 21, 2017 | Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio is set to soon receive about $75 million in funds as part of the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal settlement. The funds are designated to be used to mitigate the excess NOx emissions caused by the operation of VW's diesel vehicles in question.
Ohioans can get more clean air from these $75 million by targeting and replacing the largest, oldest and most frequently used engines, older heavy-duty vehicles, and off-road equipment with the latest clean diesel technology.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, one ton of NOx emissions can be eliminated by investing, on average, $20,000 in clean diesel technology versus, on average, $1 million in electric infrastructure.