Diesel Hybrid Electric Pickup Conversion Possible?

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I have a 2007 Ford F250 crew cab with a diesel powertrain and four wheel drive. I would like to do either a hybrid CNG or hybrid electric conversion

2019 116

VW diesel fix deemed inadequate in Germany

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A German court has found that updated software applied to VW diesels still doesn't bring emissions to acceptable levels in all circumstances. Volkswagen diesel scandalThe Dusseldorf district court found that the update applied to the plaintiff's turbodiesel Tiguan still only allows the emissions control equipment to function properly between 50 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

2019 74

Former Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel-scandal allegations

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Two days after a newspaper investigation in Germany revealed the depth of Audi's role in the vast diesel emissions-cheating scandal at Volkswagen, German prosecutors have arrested the division's former CEO, Rupert Stadler, in conjunction with the scandal. Volkswagen diesel scandal

2019 100

2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

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The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel will rate 23 mpg city, 33 highway for two-wheel drive models with a 10-speed automatic transmission, Chevy said. Diesels EPA RatingsFuel economy matters in pickups.

Volkswagen introducing new twin-dosing SCR technology across 2.0L Evo diesel lineup; reduces NOx ~80% more

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Since 2018, Volkswagen has used only SCR exhaust gas treatment systems with its diesel engines. The twin dosing process compensates for a system-based disadvantage of diesel engines. Ammonia is needed to reduce the nitrogen oxides produced in diesel engines.

2019 124

2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

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The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel is rated at 23 mpg city, 33 highway, and 27 mpg combined for two-wheel drive models with the. Diesels EPA RatingsFuel economy in pickups matters.

Audi’s mighty diesel: SQ8 TDI SUV coupé; 48V MHEV

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Audi’s sporty top model of the Q family, the SQ8 TDI SUV coupé, features a biturbo V8 TDI diesel that delivers 435 metric hp, 900 NN·mm (663.8 The biturbo V8 in the Audi SQ8 TDI is the most powerful passenger car diesel engine on the European market. 48V Diesel Engines Hybrids

2019 106

Study finds propane school buses significantly decrease NOx emissions compared to diesel

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According to a study commissioned by the Washington, DC-based Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), NO x emissions measured from propane autogas school buses were substantially lower than those measured from diesel school buses. The study’s results demonstrated that distance-specific NO x emissions measured from the diesel bus were significantly higher than those measured from the propane bus for tests conducted in early 2018. Diesel Emissions LPG

2019 101

Porsche officially drops diesel for future models

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On Sunday, Porsche AG announced that it will in the future no longer offer diesel-powered models. Demand for diesel models, on the other hand, is dropping. In 2017, the diesel share of worldwide Porsches was 12%. Porsche has not had a diesel in its portfolio since February of this year. Due to this change in conditions, the company has decided to no longer offer diesel propulsion in future. Porsche is not demonizing diesel.

2018 95

California could soon close one of the dirtiest diesel-emissions loopholes

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Diesels emissionsWe’ve all seen it while following big rigs: Clouds of sooty smoke coming from a single truck, prompted by an uphill grade, a passing maneuver, or sometimes seemingly nothing at all. How can that be legal?

2019 101

Diesel lawsuit proceeds against Mercedes-Benz

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While Volkswagen has reached a historic settlement and had to buy back hundreds of thousands of its diesel cars in the U.S., it isn’t the only automaker to be investigated for cheating on diesel emissions. Diesel emissions air pollutionFiat Chrysler recently agreed to recall its Ram and Jeep EcoDiesels and pay owners for misleading advertising claims. A third case.

2019 73

Gevo develops process to convert isobutanol or fusel oils into renewable diesel

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has developed proprietary, breakthrough processes that convert either low-carbon isobutanol or low-value fusel oils—a mixture of alcohols that are byproducts from fermentation processes such as alcohol production—into renewable diesel. Gevo expects this renewable diesel to compete head-to-head on price with natural and petroleum-based equivalents, while reducing particulates and CO 2 emissions. Bio-hydrocarbons Diesel FuelsGevo, Inc.

2019 81

Germany fines BMW over diesel emissions

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German automakers have been under a microscope when it comes to emissions from their diesel cars, which were formerly bestsellers in Europe. After Daimler, Volkswagen, and German supplier Bosch paid billions in fines and several Audi managers have been arrested over installing diesel-emissions cheat devices, German prosecutors have handed down a. Diesel emissions

2019 69

Toshiba showcasing hybrid-diesel-battery locomotive demonstrator

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Kiel-Toshiba Railway Europe GmbH (TRG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solution (TISS), Toshiba Group’s core group in the infrastructure business, will showcase Toshiba’s modular diesel electric hybrid locomotives at Transport Logistic 2019 this week.

2019 117

Mercedes-Benz OM 654q 4-cylinder diesel complies with Stage 2 RDE, certified to Euro 6d

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The Mercedes-Benz OM 654q four-cylinder diesel from the modern OM 654 engine family already complies with the Stage 2 RDE (Real Driving Emissions) standard which does not come into force until 2020, and is certified to Euro 6d. Diesel Emissions Engines

2019 110

Mazda starts US pre-orders for diesel 2019 Mazda CX-5

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced at the New York International Auto Show that it has begun accepting pre-orders for the diesel-powered 2019 Mazda CX-5 in the US market. It is the first time Mazda has offered a diesel-powered passenger car in the US market. Diesel Engines

2019 96

US light-duty diesel sales climb in 2018 to 500,000 units; 3% of sales

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Sales of diesel light-duty vehicles (Class 1-3) in the US in 2018 reached their highest annual level, coming in at more than 500,000 units—just over 3% of total vehicle sales—according to figures by Baum & Associates provided by the Diesel Technology Forum.

2019 116

Next-generation Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel first in class to deliver 1,000 lb-ft of torque

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turbo diesel engine featuring a first-in-class 1,000 pound-feet (1,356 N·m) of torque. Overall, the new Cummins Turbo Diesel weighs more than 60 lbs. turbo diesel engine alongside the latest turbocharging, filtration, and light-duty aftertreatment technology.

2019 142

Fiat pays CARB $6.4M penalty for diesel emissions violations

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for emissions-related violations affecting nearly 2,000 on-road and off-road diesel engines. Diesel Emissions RegulationsThe California Air Resources Board announced a settlement with Fiat Powertrain Technologies Industrial S.p.A The settlement includes a mandatory recall of affected vehicles and $6.4 million in penalties. The enforcement case began after the company informed CARB in 2015 that it had made unapproved repairs and modifications to CARB-certified on-road engines.

2019 104

ADAC testing finds new diesel cars cleaner than required; Euro 6c and 6d-Temp vehicles well below the permissible NOx limits

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In the test, the cars were not only significantly below the tolerance value of 168 mg/km for diesel cars, which is applied in the road test (RDE method), but also below the current Euro 6 WLTC limit of 80 mg/km. Our measurement results show that diesel technology can have a future.

2019 145

Renewable Energy Group launches REG Ultra Clean Diesel; blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel

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Renewable Energy Group launched REG Ultra Clean Diesel, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach. REG Ultra Clean Diesel, among the lowest emission diesel fuels on the market today, is a patent-pending fuel made of a proprietary blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel.

2018 90

Japan, China researchers develop plasma-assisted MnO2 filter that produces zero-NO2, -SO2 diesel exhaust

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The researchers expect the findings to be widely applicable in the purification of exhaust from diesel engines using sulfur-containing fuels. Catalysts Diesel Emissions

2019 134

VW diesel mitigation: PIRG rates state plans, lacks reality check on EVs

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The Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal has fallen out of the news, but VW Group recently boosted its allowance for the total costs to 30 billion euros ($33 billion). VW has bought back hundreds of thousands of TDI diesel vehicles and is paying two distinct 10-figure penalties.

2019 80

New Audi A6 quattro for Europe: three diesels, all MHEVs

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48V Diesel HybridsAudi is launching the fourth generation of the A6 allroad quattro on European markets with a choice of three V6 TDI 3.0-liter engines. The 3.0 TDI is available in three output ratings. The first produces 170 kW (231 PS) and – from 1,750 to 3,250 rpm – 500 N·m (368.8

2019 96

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with new diesel delivers EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway; driver-selectable stop/start

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Duramax turbo-diesel engine delivers an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway and 23 city in rear-wheel-drive models. This is the first diesel offered in Chevrolet’s light-duty trucks since 1997, and the brand’s first inline-six configuration for full-size, light-duty trucks. Turbo-Diesel.

2019 96

Study finds there is still room for optimization of particle emissions based on diesel fuel properties

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Researchers in Europe have found that while diesel particulate filters (DPFs) have to a large extent masked the role of diesel fuel properties on particulate emissions, there is still room for optimization, especially in particle number (PN) emissions of vehicles with frequent regenerations. In addition, diesel fuel effects on PN emissions have been barely investigated, after the establishment of relevant PN standards in the EU. Diesel Emissions Fuels

2019 80

Hyundai introducing 48V mild hybrid system with 1.6L diesel in Europe

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In addition to the 2.0-liter CRDi 48V diesel powertrain introduced in the New Tucson in 2018, Hyundai Motor has now combined its efficient and responsive 48V mild hybrid technology with the 100 kW/136-PS 1.6-liter CRDi diesel engine. 48V Diesel Hybrids

2019 124

Researchers find two strains of diesel-eating bacteria in Antarctica

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Researchers have identified two strains of diesel-degrading bacteria in pristine Antarctic soil and their optimal working conditions. Pollution from petroleum hydrocarbons such as diesel, which is widely used for heating, transportation and power generation poses a threat to wildlife in Antarctica. Then, they analysed the conditions required to maximize the bacteria’s ability to consume diesel. The results show that strain ADL36 is better at diesel biodegradation.

2019 88

Porsche fined $600 million in Germany over dirty diesels

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German regulators Tuesday hit Porsche with a $600 million (535 million euro) fine, for its role in selling cars powered by diesel engines designed by Audi that failed to comply with European emissions requirements. The cars, including the Cayenne and Panamera, used a 3.0-liter diesel V-6, exceeded European emissions standards for oxides of. emissions Volkswagen diesel scandal

2019 62

UW Madison, ExxonMobil researchers convert alcohols to diesel-range ethers and olefins

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The ethers can be used as cetane-improvers in diesel fuel, while the olefins can be hydrogenated and blended with gasoline or oligomerized and hydrogenated to jet-range paraffins. Aviation Diesel Ethanol Fuels

2019 110

Mercedes OM 656 diesel now available in G-Class in G 350 d

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Mercedes-Benz has expanded the powertrain line-up of its new G-Class with an efficient diesel variant. l/100 km; combined CO 2 emissions: 259-252 g/km) is equipped with an OM 656 diesel( earlier post ). Diesel Engines Fuel Efficiency

2018 128

Euglena completes demo-scale algae biorefinery for renewable jet and diesel

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Japan-based biotechnology company euglena ( earlier post ) has completed the construction of its demonstration-scale biorefinery in Yokohama for the production of renewable jet and diesel fuels from algae and waste oil. Algae Algal Fuels Aviation Bio-hydrocarbons Biorefinery Diesel Japan

2018 116

Ford introduces two new taxis: diesel and hybrid

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Transit Connect Taxi , when equipped with available 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel engine, is targeted to return an EPA-estimated Highway rating of at least 30 mpg. The 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel on 2019 Transit Connect will be available to order soon. Diesel Hybrids

2018 109

German prosecutors find collusion between automakers over diesel emissions

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emissions Daimler Volkswagen diesel scandalThe Mueller report may not show collusion between Russia and President Trump's campaign, but European anti-trust regulators say they have found collusion among German automakers to avoid cleaning up tailpipe emissions. On Friday, anti-trust regulators for the European Union charged BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen with colluding to block the.

2019 72

Audi’s performance SQ5 diesel features electric compressor with mild hybrid system

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The new Audi SQ5 TDI diesel features a powerful V6 engine with a mild hybrid systems and an electric powered compressor to ensure that maximum torque is available to the sporty SUV at just above idle. The V6 diesel accelerates the sports SUV to highway speed in 5.1

2019 123

Reports of diesel's death are greatly exaggerated

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The fallout from the Volkswagen diesel scandal has cost the fuel plenty of not-so-great headlines, but the idea that diesel will soon die off entirely for passenger vehicles simply isn't true. A report in The Car Connection compiled the proof to show diesel is far from its deathbed. There remain more diesel vehicles on sale today than there have. Diesels diesel fuel

2017 63

Mercedes-Benz Vito gets OM 654 four-cylinder diesel engine

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Mercedes-Benz is expanding Vito van range with enhancements including new high-torque four-cylinder diesel engines for the Vito Tourer with passenger car approval. Diesel Emissions Engines

2019 88

German authorities uncover emissions-cheating collusion among diesel automakers

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New documents revealed in a German investigation into diesel emissions cheating show that German automakers, including Volkswagen, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz may have colluded to limit the amount of emissions-cleaning AdBlue diesel exhaust fluid the cars used. Diesel

2018 76

Mercedes begins sales of new 6-cylinder GLE diesel; first SUV in its class to meet Euro 6d

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Mercedes-Benz has begun sales of two diesel models of the new GLE SUV which already comply with the coming Euro 6d emissions standard. The OM 656 six-cylinder diesel engine comes with 243 kW (330 hp) and 700 N·m of torque in the GLE 400 d 4MATIC (combined fuel consumption: 7.5-7.0

2018 136

Bosch puts diesel scandal behind, pivots to electric—and fuel cells?

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Regulators, carmakers, and everyone still reeling from the ramifications of the Volkswagen diesel scandal have to face the future—and that means, for some of the companies involved, putting the scandal behind them and moving on with a variety platter of new technologies.

2019 74

New Jeep Gladiator pickup will offer 3.0L diesel with stop/start and 8-speed

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Diesel EnginesJeep unveiled the 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

2018 141

Cummins unveils next-gen emissions control concept for diesel at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Other innovative technologies under development by Cummins to reduce friction and parasitic losses will also continue to make the diesel engine even more productive and energy efficient. Diesel Emissions

2018 127

Neste submits three pathways for California LCFS for renewable diesel produced at Porvoo refinery

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Finland-based Neste has submitted three new Tier 2 Pathways for California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) for renewable diesel produced at its Porvoo, Finland refinery. The Porvoo renewable diesel (RD) plant uses mixed feedstocks to produce RD, naphtha, and a propane-rich off-gas.

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