Daimler, which owns Thomas Built Buses, says it will begin offering an electric school bus with 100 miles of range to North American customers beginning in 2019.
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eNow has completed testing of a solar powered refrigeration unit for trucks that slashes emissions compared to conventional diesel powered units.
13 Electric school buses from Motiv Power will be placed in service in the Sacramento area this school year. 4 more are already in service in the state and 2 more are scheduled to begin operating in Los Angeles soon.
Continental says its new 48 volt electrically heated catalytic converter can lower diesel emissions from NOx by 60%.
By changing the shape of its trucks’ pistons, the New Volvo Wave Piston boosts Diesel Power while increasing MPG and cutting emissions.
230 police officers descended on 11 Daimler offices in a continuing criminal probe of suspected diesel cheating.
The diesel emissions scandal that rocked Volkswagen to the tune of tens of billions of dollars last year continues to send shock waves throughout the company. VW has all but cancelled its entire diesel vehicle line-up, its subsidiary, Audi, has cancelled its all-conquering LeMans program, and now, rumor are swirling that Volkswagen will sell off […]
Toyota will use hydrogen fuel cell trucks in a study designed to reduce diesel emissions in Southern California.
While the world is focused on emissions from passenger vehicles, the heavy lifting needed to reduce global emissions centers on cargo ships and freight hauling trucks.
A class action suit has been filed against Fiat Chrysler and Cummins alleging they deliberately misled consumers about the emissions and fuel economy of Dodge 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks with diesel engines.
Volkswagen has taken its lumps over the past year. Last September, the International Council on Clean Transportation, after independent emissions tests, was the first to claim Volkswagen diesel emissions — especially NOx — were many times greater than advertised. Instead of being the prince of clean diesel technology, it became the dark knight of dirty diesel […]
Nova Innovations has installed two tidal power generators in the waters off the Shetland Islands in Scotland. When complete, the installation will allow local inhabitants to get their electricity from renewables rather than diesel generators.
Volvo says its new T5 plug-in hybrid powertrain with a 1.5 liter 3 cylinder engine, 7 speed transmission, and electric motor has lower emissions than a diesel engine but offers the same power and performance.
The head of Volkswagen operations in North America says his company will build electric cars either in the US or Mexico by 2020. US regulators would prefer the cars by built in America.
On June 28, Volkswagen and federal officials will present a proposed settlement to law suits resulting from its diesel emissions cheating scandal. The total pay out may exceed $15,000,000,000.
Trucks, those road going behemoths that spew millions of tons of diesel related junk into the air every year, are essential to the global economy. If it’s in your home, it probably spent some time being hauled by truck from the factory to the store where you bought it.