Tag: Diesel

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Diesel Stockpiles at 20-Year Low as Winter Nears

October 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. inventories of distillates — used as diesel for both transportation and heating oil — are enough to meet just 31.2 days of demand, according to the Energy Information Administration. That’s the tightest it has been for this time of […]

Logistics, Process

Trucking Takes Initial Steps Toward a Zero-Emission Future

December 10, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Diesel has long reigned as commercial trucking’s primary fuel, due in large part to its abundant availability, widespread fueling infrastructure and reliance on mature technology. Today, there’s no question that diesel is king, but it is becoming clearer with each […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

China adjusts green regs for gasoline-electric hybrids

June 22, 2020

Via: Automotive News

BEIJING — China reclassified gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles on Monday so they get more favorable treatment than gasoline or diesel counterparts under new clean vehicle rules, making it easier for automakers to meet environmental quotas and offer more choice to consumers. […]

Process, Production

Bosch says global auto production may have peaked

January 29, 2020

Via: Automotive News

STUTTGART — Global automotive production may have peaked, Robert Bosch said on Wednesday, announcing job cuts and a review of its business to cope with a 44 percent drop in full-year operating profit and a downturn in demand for cars. […]


VW, Daimler agree to pay for diesel retrofits in Germany

November 9, 2018

Via: Automotive News

COLOGNE/BERLIN — Volkswagen and Daimler have agreed to spend up to 3,000 euros ($3,430) per vehicle to help reduce diesel emissions as the government and industry respond to driving bans in major cities, Germany’s Transport Minister said. While Andreas Scheuer […]


VW believes it can fix 85,000 polluting 3.0-liter U.S. vehicles

July 1, 2016

Via: Automotive News

A lawyer for Volkswagen AG said Thursday during a court hearing the German automaker believes it can fix 85,000 polluting 3.0-liter VW, Audi and Porsche diesel cars and SUVs, a move that could help the company avoid a second pricey […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW, U.S. dealers to hold talks on financial relief over emissions violations

May 12, 2016

Via: Automotive News

Volkswagen AG agreed to begin talks with VW dealers in the U.S. seeking compensation for financial damages caused by the company’s diesel emissions violations. The move toward a settlement with dealers comes nearly six weeks after the National Automobile Dealers […]