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News Archive 2006

December 2006

US EPA proposes OBD requirements for large trucks and buses

European Parliament endorses Euro 5 proposal

Woodward and Tenneco to develop DPF burners

Scania to launch Euro V engines with EGR

November 2006

DaimlerChrysler and Volkswagen to share Bluetec brand name

Inco and Süd-Chemie establish emission control products joint venture

US EPA publishes draft guidance for using SCR technologies

Particulate filters from Huss, CleanAir receive California verification

Toyota to buy stake in Isuzu, develop diesel engines

TERC announces two clean diesel solicitations

International debuts Maxxforce diesel engines

California enforcing NO2 limits for diesel emission retrofits

October 2006

International to build MaxxForce diesel engines in Alabama

AVL, MKS in FTIR agreement

SwRI to evaluate 2007 model year diesel engines

Bosch and Denso form diesel particulate filter joint venture

Study reports engine problems in emission-controlled diesel engines

German carmakers join forces to push diesels in United States

California ARB verifies Donaldson “Low Temperature Filter”

NYSERDA announces clean diesel solicitation

California adopts GHG emission legislation

September 2006

Mercedes launching Bluetec diesel car models in US market

Honda to launch diesel car in US market by 2009

US EPA adopts new PM air quality standards

Argillon awarded SCR contract from Port Authority of NY & NJ

Audi introducing Q7 V12 TDI passenger car

Süd-Chemie DPF receives California verification

EPA announces diesel retrofit funding opportunities in Rocky Mountain states

August 2006

European Commission publishes annual report on CO2 emissions from new cars

GM announces new light-duty diesels for North America

International introducing new Power Stroke engine

CleanAIR installs DPFs on BP North Sea oil platform

Defra investigating NO2 levels in the UK

HUG marine burner DPF system obtains Lloyd’s certification

Eaton, EPA to road test hydraulic hybrid truck

DaimlerChrysler delivers first Euro V buses

July 2006

Qatar and Shell launch integrated Pearl GTL project

Cummins to produce light-duty diesel engines

IC Corporation and Enova unveil hybrid school bus

Miratech CombiKat filter receives California verification

US EPA adopts emission standards for stationary diesel engines

June 2006

EPA unveils hybrid diesel-hydraulic truck

Ricardo, QinetiQ and PSA present Efficient-C diesel hybrid

Tenneco launches retrofit diesel particulate filter for passenger cars

Chrysler introducing diesel Jeep Grand Cherokee in North America

Scania allows neat biodiesel in all engines with unit injectors

BASF to acquire Engelhard

May 2006

Mitsui introducing urea quality sensor

Johnson Matthey receives California verification for PCRT filter

Honda to expand production, bring clean diesels to United States and Canada

Suncor to supply biodiesel for Toronto Transit Commission

US EPA releases model for state idling law

CleanAIR supplying filters for City of Manassas

April 2006

Study claims hybrid cars not energy efficient

BorgWarner and EPA in clean diesel engine partnership

Union Pacific testing locomotive PM control technologies

SwRI licenses FOCAS technology for automotive exhaust catalyst aging

US DOT adopts new fuel economy standards for light trucks

ExoClean particulate filter passes durability evaluation in Mexico City

March 2006

Dekati launching new PM measurement instrument

Volvo becomes major shareholder in Nissan Diesel

Audi R10 TDI wins Twelve Hours of Sebring race

World’s largest biodiesel plant to be built in Indiana

Volvo unveils hybrid technology for heavy vehicles

Renault introducing particulate filter with exhaust post-injection

February 2006

Study evaluates hybrid bus performance in New York City

DaimlerChrysler announces 10,000th Mercedes-Benz BlueTec truck

CRT/CCRT filter verified for ACERT engines

Rypos particulate filter receives California verification

Volvo unveils 2007 truck engines

Cummins engines ready for 2007

Engelhard commercializes SCR technology for Euro IV trucks

European Commission adopting EU Strategy for Biofuels

City of London launching first hybrid buses

January 2006

Connecticut proposes diesel emission reduction initiative

US EPA announces $3 million in diesel emission reduction grants on the West Coast

Switzerland proposes action plan to control particulate pollution

Consortium of transit agencies orders 157 GM hybrid buses

Cummins to demonstrate US 2010 emissions using NOx adsorbers

Mercedes-Benz unveils E 320 and Vision GL 320 BLUETEC diesels in Detroit