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Diesel innovation has humble beginnings

October 25, 2019

Sandia tries to clear the air with ducted fuel injection. An engine innovation first conceived and tested by…
Diesel is saved? Volkswagen found a way to reduce NOx emissions by 80%

September 3, 2019

People don’t really like diesel cars that much, even though at one point they were considered to be…
Filtered diesel exhaust could be even worse for some people than the unfiltered one

April 15, 2019

Diesel engines are getting a lot of heat in recent years. The problem is that their exhaust gasses…
Fast track to cleaner diesel exhaust

February 11, 2019

Many countries are trying to get more electric and hybrid cars on the roads. Nevertheless, combustion engine vehicles…
Changes in marine fuel sulfur limits will put temporary upward pressure on diesel margins

January 18, 2019

The January 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), released at noon today, for the first time includes analysis of the effect…
Porsche drops diesel

September 23, 2018

Porsche has always matched its product range to its customers’ requirements and the pursuit of technological excellence. That…
Dieselgate, three years on: 43 million dirty diesels on EU roads – and still growing

September 18, 2018

There are now 43 million dirty diesels on Europe’s roads, and their numbers continue to grow three years…
U.S. distillate fuel inventories are low for this time of year

August 3, 2018

Inventories of distillate fuel, a category that includes both diesel and home heating oil, were 117.7 million barrels…
Adoption of autonomous vehicles could increase U.S. transportation energy consumption

June 19, 2018

Autonomous vehicles are one of the main sources of uncertainty in the future of U.S. transportation energy consumption,…
Electrified vehicles continue to see slow growth and less use than conventional vehicles

May 25, 2018

Electrified vehicles (hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and battery electric) have been sold as high fuel economy alternatives…
Biodiesels produced from certain feedstocks have distinct properties from petroleum diesel

May 7, 2018

Biodiesel is a renewable fuel made from various feedstocks, including refined vegetable oils, recycled cooking oils, and rendered…
New import duties drive biomass-based diesel imports down in 2017

May 4, 2018

U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel, which include biodiesel and renewable diesel, totaled 14.1 million barrels in 2017, a…
European new car CO2 emissions are rising because of heavier, bigger diesels

April 23, 2018

Provisional data for European new car carbon emissions in 2017 published today shows the small but expected rise…
Diesel bans in cities still letting dirty new diesels off the hook – analysis

March 14, 2018

More than 90% of new Euro 6 diesels on sale today that don’t meet the EU emission limits…
Energy commodity prices increased in the second half of 2017

January 3, 2018

After decreasing nearly 20% in the first half of 2017, the spot energy index in the Standard and…
Your diesel car doesn’t have to pollute so much – Audi is planning to create CO2-neutral diesel

November 15, 2017

Electric cars are great, but expensive. Also, if you like driving normal internal combustion vehicles, it is quite…
Diesel is now better than gas

July 17, 2017

Modern diesel cars emit less pollution generally than cars that run on gasoline, says a new six-nation study…
Diesel power brings premature deaths all over the world – it is worse than we thought

May 17, 2017

Diesel cars have many advantages. They use less fuel, generally have more torque and can be rather cheap…
Diesels pollute more than tests detect; excess emissions kill 38,000 yearly

May 15, 2017

Because of testing inefficiencies, maintenance inadequacies and other factors, cars, trucks and buses worldwide emit 4.6 million tons…
Flows of gasoline and diesel into the Midwest fall as demand flattens and production grows

May 11, 2017

Over the past 10 years, increased refining activity and relatively flat demand in the Midwest—Petroleum Administration for Defense…
Proposed standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles would reduce diesel consumption

June 28, 2016

Proposed fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards would increase fuel economy and reduce diesel consumption in medium-…
China’s diesel exports grow, driven by changes in its economy and refining industry

June 1, 2016

Chinese exports of diesel began to increase rapidly in 2015, driven by a structural shift in China’s economy—which…
Diesel fuel retail price in U.S. falls below $2.00 per gallon for first time since 2005

February 19, 2016

EIA’s weekly survey of diesel prices shows that the U.S. average retail price for on-highway diesel fuel was…
Average diesel retail price below gasoline price for first time in six years in U.S.

July 24, 2015

On July 13, the U.S. average diesel fuel retail price fell below the average regular gasoline retail price…
Want to save money? Buy a diesel vehicle

July 11, 2015

Vehicles with clean diesel technology may be more expensive to buy or lease than those that run on…
Reducing school bus pollution improves children’s health

April 22, 2015

Use of clean fuels and updated pollution control measures in the school buses 25 million children ride every…
U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel imports decline 36% in 2014

March 23, 2015

After reaching record levels in 2013, United States imports of biomass-based diesel fuel (both biodiesel and renewable diesel)…
Eco-friendly trucks, thanks to MIT innovation

June 4, 2014

Trucks and other heavy-duty vehicles could run more efficiently while cutting tailpipe emissions, thanks to a discovery in…
Plastic shopping bags make a fine diesel fuel, researchers report

February 13, 2014

Plastic shopping bags, an abundant source of litter on land and at sea, can be converted into diesel,…
Israel Aerospace Industries Reveals Its Super Heron – Heavy Fuel Unmanned Aerial System

February 13, 2014

Joseph Weiss, IAI’s president and CEO: “The Super Heron introduces the latest technology and redefines Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE)…
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