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Optimized heavy-duty CI engine fueled with DME delivers diesel performance, significantly reduces engine-out emissions

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A team from Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology and FPT Motorenforschung reports in an open-access paper in the journal Fuel on the performance and emission characteristics of an 11-liter heavy-duty compression ignition engine which was optimized specifically for DME (dimethyl ether) combustion.

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ESL Shipping first to utilize Neste’s co-processed marine fuel for GHG emissions

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Finnish shipping company ESL Shipping will become the world’s first shipping company to start utilizing new low-emission Neste Marine 0.1 co-processed marine fuel ( earlier post ) in its vessels in Finland and Sweden. The co-processed marine fuel is something we have been waiting for a long time. Neste Marine 0.1

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NFI receives new contract for up to 166 zero-emission buses from Manitoba’s Winnipeg Transit; fuel-cell and battery-electric

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NFI Group subsidiary New Flyer Industries Canada ULC has received new firm orders for 16 battery-electric and fuel cell-electric transit buses from Winnipeg Transit. The contract also has options to be extended for up to four years to purchase up to 150 40-foot zero-emission buses (ZEBs).

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CARB Executive Order certifies Toyota’s heavy-duty fuel cell electric powertrain kit as a Zero-Emission Powertrain (ZEP)

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Toyota was earlier granted a Zero Emission Powertrain (ZEP) Executive Order (A-014-1170) from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its new heavy-duty fuel cell electric powertrain kit. The hydrogen-fueled powertrain kit includes a 200 kWh Li-ion battery; hydrogen fuel storage tanks (58.8 Earlier post.)

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Chevron, Delta Air Lines, and Google to measure sustainable aviation fuel emissions data

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Chevron USA, through its Chevron Products Company division, Delta Air Lines, and Google announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to track sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) test batch emissions data using cloud-based technology. —Andy Walz, president of Americas Fuels & Lubricants for Chevron. “.

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Toyota co-brands zero-emission buses with CaetanoBus; battery-electric and fuel-cell electric

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CaetanoBus , the Portuguese bus manufacturing company, and Toyota announced the co-branding of the battery electric city bus, the e.City Gold, and the fuel cell electric bus, the H2.City Over the past year, the Portuguese bus company has reinforced its international presence with increased sales of its zero emission buses throughout Europe.

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UC Riverside study finds emissions benefits for E15 blend in California

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A study by a team from UC Riverside has assessed the potential of increasing ethanol content in California reformulated gasoline (CaRFG) by investigating the exhaust emissions from a fleet of 20 Tier 3 light-duty vehicles. A baseline CaRFG E10 (10% ethanol by volume) fuel was splash-blended with denatured ethanol to create an E15 fuel.