Around the world of Diesel
oMetro Los Angeles Air Regulator OK’s Diesel Truck Cleanup Funds, Pushes Ports to Slash Diesel Sulfur Levels in Ships.
oMexico’s Treasury Ministry Announces 0.16 Pesos/Liter (U.S. 3.8 cents/gallon) Surcharge on ULSD To Recover Refinery Upgrade Costs.
oTaiwan Now Exporting ULSD on Term Contracts.
oPakistan Teams Up with United Arab Emirates (UEA) for ‘Euro-4 Fuels Refinery.’
oNew York Gov. George Pataki Signs Law Requiring Clean-Diesel Retrofits.
oSanta Claus is Riding World’s Largest Diesel-Powered Ship This Year
oTexas Offering Grants for Low-Emissions Diesel Technology Demonstrations.
oMarathon OK’s $3 Billion Expansion Project at Louisiana Refinery, Will Boost ULSD, Low-Sulfur Kerosene Capacity.
oChina Diesel Import Volume up 8.3% So Far This Year.
oEuropean Automaker Association (ACEA) Raps European Environment Commissioner on CO2 Legislation Scheme.
oIsuzu Denies It’s Dropping GM Partnership on Diesel Engines in Favor of Toyota Tie-Up.
oNissan Neither Confirms Nor Denies Plans to Introduce Diesel Pick-up Truck to U.S. Market by 2009.
oIncoming U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee Chair John Dingell (D-Mich.) Says He’ll Push For Greater Dieselization of U.S. Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet
oPetro-Peru President Says Expansion of Crude Distillation Capacity Would Boost Economic Case for ULSD Project.
oCARB Workshop to Explain $25 Million Grants to State Agencies for Diesel Construction Equipment Emissions Cleanup.
oConocoPhillips Nearly Ready to Introduce Refinery Biofeedstocks Diesel Technology.
oCessna Partner Now Marketing Diesel-Powered Aircraft in U.S., Rest of World; Offering Nearly 60% Fuel Savings Over Conventional Aviation-Gasoline Aircraft.
oASTM Offering New Course on Marine Fuels.
oGiant’s Yorktown, Va., Refinery Will Resume Producing ULSD in February 2007.
oFlywheel Scheme Drastically Cuts Diesel Generator Emissions on Port Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes.
oU.S. EPA, U.S. Small Business Administration Offering Loans to Trucking Companies for “SmartWay” Diesel Fuel-Savings/Emissions Retrofits.
oWood-Stove Particle Matter (PM) Pollution & Global-Warming Impact Seen Exceeding That of Diesel PM.
oClean-Diesel Catalyst Growth Explains Continuing Strength in Platinum Markets, Says Johnson-Matthey.
oVolvo Confirms Winning U.S. EPA Emissions Certification For 2007 Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck Engines.
oVolvo Sees Big Financial Gains in Tie-Up With Nissan Diesel.
oAustralian Bank Offering Diesel Fuel Buyers a Price-Hedging Mechanism.
oCARB Verifies Huss Diesel Particulate Filter for Retrofits.
oThailand Likely To Back-off Ambitious Biodiesel, CNG Targets.
oTrucking Will Continue to Dominate Freight Transport in U.S., Says American Trucking Associations (ATA) Forecast.
oPolish Refiner Inks Deal For Upgrades Allowing 10-ppm Sulfur ULSD Output.
oDiesel-Powered Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Becoming a Winner in Mexico City.