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Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Commercial Classes 3-8 Trucks Cutting GHG Emissions

Diesel Technology Forum webinar image (Diesel Technology Forum)

Some 49% of all Classes 3-8 commercial vehicles, or nearly 5.5 million trucks, are using advanced diesel engine technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 9, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Panel Discusses What’s Ahead for Greener Diesel

Trucks fueling up Trucks fuel up at a Pilot Flying J in Virginia. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

Diesel can play a central role for the transportation sector as it moves toward a more sustainable future, a panel of experts said.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

AdTra Aims to Unite Zero-Emissions Fuel, Funding and Infrastructure

Electric charging port An electric charging port. AdTra says it is willing to work with large or small fleets in their transition to zero-emissions alternatives. (NACFE)

With little promotional fanfare so far, privately held AdTra intends to offer fleets its platform of fueling technology and fuel.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 21, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Sets Final Rule for 2021 Biomass-Based Diesel Requirement

Driver unloads corn at a refining facility in Iowa A driver unloads corn at a refining facility in Jewell, Iowa. The 2020 volume requirement for biomass-based diesel was about 170 million gallons higher than in 2019. (Sergio Flores/Bloomberg News)

The Environmental Protection Agency announced the final rule that sets the biomass-based diesel statutory minimum requirement at 2.43 billion gallons for 2021, the same level as the 2020 requirement.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 5, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Energy Experts Fear Price of Diesel to Spike Because of New Shipping Fuel Mandate

Smoke emitting from ship Heavy, thick bunker fuel has been used for years by the shipping industry. (Getty Images)

Trucking executives fear sharp hikes in the cost of diesel, and perhaps a shortage, as the industry competes for fuel with ocean carriers, which have a mandate to sharply reduce pollution in fewer than 90 days.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 5, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Shipping and Trucking Industries Gearing Up for New 2020 Ocean Vessel Fuel Mandate

Bunker fuel smoke stack Heavy, thick fuel has been used in the maritime industry for years, partly because of its low cost. However, it has been criticized for containing pollutants. (Getty Images)

Six months before ocean vessels will be required to burn low-sulfur fuel, such as diesel used in trucks, a U.S. Department of Commerce advisory committee disclosed recommendations to mitigate potential fuel shortages and price spikes.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 30, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

CEOs Raise Concerns About Availability of Diesel and Other Fuels in 2020 Because of IMO Bunker Fuel Mandate

Bunker fuel smoke stack Pollution spewing from smoke stacks on a container ship. To meet the requirements of the new mandate, the majority of shipping companies will significantly increase the use of diesel. (The Heavy Bunker Fuel Channel via YouTube)

A group of industry stakeholders is urging the Trump administration to take action to ensure adequate supplies of fuel for freight and air travel and home heating in advance of a change in the type of fuel the maritime industry will use beginning next year.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 24, 2019
Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Clean Diesel Trucks More Prominent in Nation’s Fleet, Study Shows

Clean Diesel Truck Clean diesel truck at MATS (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

More clean diesel trucks are a part of the nation’s fleet, subsequently yielding lower emissions and greater fuel savings, new research shows.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
July 25, 2017
Business, Fuel

Clean Diesel Technologies Converts Indebtedness to Shares of Stock

Heavy-duty supplier Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. said it has converted about $8.9 million in total indebtedness into shares of CDTI’s common stock.

September 2, 2016
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Budget Would Cut Clean Diesel Funding

The Obama administration’s proposed budget would cut funding for clean-diesel technology grants, Bloomberg reported.

February 15, 2011