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Cologne Bonn Airport switches to Neste MY Renewable Diesel in its entire diesel-powered ground fleet

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Cologne Bonn Airport has switched to Neste MY Renewable Diesel in its diesel-powered ground fleet. Neste’s renewable diesel (also known as HVO100) is made from 100% renewable raw materials, and it is in particular used for powering large and heavy vehicles such as the airport’s fire trucks, which are not easy to electrify.

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Research consortium investigating use of DME blends in diesels with minimal retrofitting

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A research consortium led by Ford Research and Innovation Center Aachen is currently investigating the technical conditions under which diesel vehicles can run on dimethyl ether (DME) as an alternative fuel. With dynamic blending, even flex-fuel operation (diesel or DME/diesel) would be possible while retaining the original diesel system.

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Diesel Technology Forum: 57% of all commercial diesel trucks on the roads in US are near-zero emissions models

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Analysis of a study by S&P Global Mobility shows the number of new near-zero emission diesel trucks on the road in the US increased 10.2% between 2021 and 2022, according to the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF). Near-zero emission trucks are advanced diesel technology manufactured in the 2010 and later model years. are CNG, 0.3%

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DTF: Diesel dominates commercial truck, transit and school bus fleets in US

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Diesel is the predominant technology in commercial trucking, school, and transit bus sectors, according to the Diesel Technology Forum’s analysis of data sourced from S&P Global Mobility TIPNet data of vehicles in operation for Class 3-8 as of December 2021. Of the largest trucks (Class 8) in operation, 97% are diesels.

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Cummins showcases 15L fuel-agnostic engine platform; hydrogen, diesel, biogas

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At CONEXPO, Cummins showcased its new fuel-agnostic 15-liter engine platform with hydrogen, natural gas and advanced diesel engines offering low-to-zero carbon fuel capability. The advanced diesel version can use either sustainable HVO fuel or biodiesel with ratings up to 650 hp (485 kW) for the most demanding off-highway duty-cycles.

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CARB: clean fuels replaced more than 50% of diesel used in California in Q1 2023

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Clean fuels replaced more than 50% of the diesel used in the state in the first quarter of 2023, according to the California Air Resources Board (CARB). billion gallons of diesel. Since compliance began, the program has helped to replace more than 8.6

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New study shows a rapid increase of diesel-fueled backup generators across California

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New research by economic and public policy consulting group M.Cubed finds a proliferation of backup generators across California, with nearly 90% being diesel-fueled, posing significant obstacles to achieving greenhouse gas reduction targets and driving nearly $136 million in annual health costs. Of these, 20,907 are diesel-fueled.

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