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News Archive 2011

December 2011

ClassNK issues first IMO Tier III certification for marine diesel engine

California ARB settles with Süd-Chemie for selling illegal diesel filters

Cleaire LongMile verification reinstated

New California studies link particle pollution to heart disease

ExxonMobil publishes energy outlook through 2040

California proposes Advanced Clean Car rules including LEV III, GHG emission standards

Dynamic Fuels and Solazyme receive biofuel contract from US Navy

BMW to supply diesel engines for Toyota

November 2011

Canada adopts Tier 4 emission standards for nonroad engines

US EPA/NHTSA propose GHG and CAFE standards for MY2017-2025 light-duty vehicles

US National Academies publish 21st Century Truck Partnership report

IEA releases 2011 World Energy Outlook

Cummins reveals new, 4000 hp QSK95 engine

October 2011

Conference report: 17th DEER Conference

EU proposes particle number limits for GDI vehicles

Scania introduces new heavy-duty engine platform

Sierra Instruments acquires CP Engineering in the United Kingdom

Kohler unveils Tier 4 engines without DPF

Mazda launching SKYACTIV diesels in Japan

Conference report: ASME 2011 ICE Fall Technical Conference

NC2 announces new Cat ACERT C15 engine in Australia

DPF failure linked to major fire in Washington state

September 2011

Court rejects ban on independent truckers under LA ports Clean Truck Program

Chile introducing ultra low sulfur diesel

API developing new heavy-duty engine oil performance category

Steep increase in global 2010 CO2 emissions

Neste Oil starts up renewable diesel plant in Rotterdam

Feature: Sensors expanding PEMS emission analyzer lineup

Shell developing LNG for transport

August 2011

Volkswagen requests EU approval for merger with MAN

USDA, DOE and US Navy to invest $510M to develop drop-in biofuels

Los Angeles and Long Beach ports agree to reduce diesel emissions

Cleaire acquired by NewWorld Capital

AVL launches part 1065 compliant FTIR analyzer

United States adopt final GHG emissions and fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty trucks

Call for Papers: ASME ICE 2012 Spring Technical Conference

July 2011

President Obama announces 54.5 mpg fuel efficiency standard

Conference report: 15th ETH Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles

Caterpillar penalized for Clean Air Act violations

MTU unveils Tier 4 final technology for nonroad engines

IMO adopts mandatory energy efficiency measures for ships

EU proposes sulfur reductions in marine fuels

Volkswagen acquires majority stake in MAN

MECA releases diesel retrofit sales figures for 2010

June 2011

Sensors launches SEMTECH LASAR spectrometer

Shell ships first cargo of Pearl GTL products from Qatar

EPA proposes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards, 2013 biomass-based diesel volume

US CAR warns about risks from fuel economy standards

Tognum and Transmashholding form diesel engine joint venture

Cummins to double 3.3-liter engine production capacity

SSI Technologies announces new urea sensor

May 2011

Conference report: 3rd CTI Forum: Vehicle Emission Reduction Technologies

Iveco announces Euro VI technology: SCR + DPF, no EGR

US DOE to fund rare earth alternatives research

Cummins Tier 4 final QSK engines to use urea-SCR, no DPF

April 2011

Study finds little air quality improvements from London congestion charging scheme

Testo introducing new testo 350 emission analyzer

Conference report: 2011 SAE Congress

Corning will not supply emission control retrofit market

Navistar receives US EPA certification for MaxxForce DT at 0.39 g NOx

PurePower enters aftertreatment business, acquires Eaton technology

Sierra BG3 partial flow system a legal alternative to CVS

President Obama calling for energy measures to reduce US oil imports

Scania unveils Euro VI engines

Johnson Matthey to supply SCR system for Staten Island ferry

March 2011

Engine manufacturers unveil Tier 4 technologies at ConExpo

MAN launched world-first Tier III marine engine

Proventia receives London LEZ approval

Daimler launching Euro VI diesel engines

MECA releases figures on economic benefits of US emission control industry

HEI identifies potential health risks from new vehicle technologies

Canada proposes Tier 4 regulations for off-road engines

Daimler and Rolls-Royce form joint-venture to buy Tognum

MTU to unveil Tier 4i engines for oil and gas industry

AVL partial flow dilution system meets US EPA Part 1065 requirements

PMP publishes final report on heavy-duty testing

February 2011

Environment Canada considering Tier 4 standards from 2012

Navistar and EcoMotors announce development agreement

UNEP study examines climate impact of black carbon and tropospheric ozone

Conference report: 9th CTI Forum Exhaust Systems

US EPA releases draft report on environmental effects of biofuels

Call for papers: 15th ETH Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles

January 2011

Chrysler, US EPA, FEV cooperate in hydraulic hybrid project

SwRI, India’s CSIR to cooperate in fuel and engine research

Wärtsilä to deliver first marine retrofit scrubber

Faurecia takes stake in Amminex

Report by Pew Center examines paths to sustainable US transportation

Huss and Proventia to cooperate in German on-road retrofit market

Fiat SpA, Fiat Industrial complete demerger

US DOE requests stakeholder input on algae biofuels