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News Archive 2017

December 2017

Geely Holding invests over $3 billion in AB Volvo

Faurecia to purchase Hug Engineering

Low Emission Zone in Leipzig effective in reducing particle pollution

California ARB approves 2030 climate plan, $663 million in low-carbon transportation funding

SwRI announces ECTO-Lab catalyst testing facility

EU reaches agreement to strengthen vehicle type approval system

November 2017

Conference report: 15th FAD Conference

Nett Technologies moves to new facilities

CMA CGM to choose liquefied natural gas for its biggest ships

US EPA issues proposed rule to repeal emission regulation of glider kits

EU: Proposal for post-2020 CO2 targets for cars and vans

FPT unveils Cursor 13 natural gas engine

October 2017

Conference report: ASME ICE 2017 Fall Technical Conference

California ARB breaks ground for new headquarters in Riverside

Daimler introduces 4-cylinder, 48 V gasoline engine with a GPF

Amminex, Eminox to offer retrofit NH3-SCR system in the UK

California adopts ZEV mandates for state heavy-duty vehicle fleets

Andreas Mayer: Open letter on NO2 health effects—with responses

Volvo introduces LNG powered Euro VI trucks

September 2017

Bus manufacturers commit to bring ‘soot-free’ buses to 20 megacities

Andreas Mayer: Open letter on NO2 health effects

MAN reveals new flagship four-stroke marine diesel engine

Daimler Trucks launches all-electric FUSO eCanter truck

Bosch, Mahle sell their joint turbocharger business

Capstone, Kenworth testing a microturbine-powered hybrid electric truck

August 2017

Amminex introduces retrofit SCR system for passenger cars

Icebreaking LNG carrier crosses Arctic Northern Sea Route

Tesla to unveil electric heavy-duty truck

Navistar to end production of medium-duty 9/10 liter engine

Mazda announces SKYACTIV-X compression ignition gasoline engine

German carmakers to update emission software in 5 million diesel cars

July 2017

Conference report: 21st ETH Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles

Study: Modern gasoline cars produce more carbonaceous PM than diesel cars

Conference report: 4th Conference on SENSORS for Exhaust Gas Aftertreatment and CO2 Reduction

Volvo Cars announce electric powertrain strategy

US EPA proposes 2018 renewable fuel volumes

US NHTSA to reexamine CAFE civil penalty rates

June 2017

Faurecia to equip 20,000 Seoul buses and trucks with Amminex technology

Conference report: US DOE 2017 Annual Merit Review

Umicore to acquire Haldor Topsoe’s heavy-duty diesel and stationary catalyst business

Call for Papers: 2018 International Vienna Motor Symposium

BP Statistical Review shows slowing global energy demand

Global electric vehicle population reaches 2 million

May 2017

Canada proposes regulations to reduce methane and VOC emissions from oil and gas industry

CPK introduces IdleControl—an automatic engine shutdown

JM: Platinum market to move into surplus for the first time in six years

EU adopts draft regulation to certify CO2 emissions from new trucks

Nett GreenTRAP™ NOVA 100 receives US EPA verification

Delphi to spin-off powertrain business

April 2017

Conference report: SAE 2017 Congress

US EPA announces $11 million in 2017 DERA grant funding

California ARB calls for stricter locomotive emission standards

Proventia supplies NOxBUSTER® retrofit systems for Oslo buses

Eaton, Cummins to form a transmission joint-venture

EMD 710 Series Tier 4 engines to power three new Staten Island Ferries

March 2017

Proventia to develop aftertreatment systems for AGCO Stage V engines

California ARB re-affirms 2025 GHG emission standards

US EPA to re-open Midterm Evaluation of 2025 GHG emission standards

CPK adds smartphone connectivity for their DYNTEST data monitor

PSA Group to acquire Opel/Vauxhall from General Motors

BASF Catalysts announces new catalyst plant in India

Liebherr introduces 6-cylinder diesel engine

Navistar unveils 12.4 liter A26 engine

February 2017

EU truck manufacturers call for action to prevent tampering of emission controls

Auto Alliance urges US EPA to withdraw Final Determination on 2025 GHG standards

Toyota, Denso introduce catalyst substrate with dual cell density

John Deere and Liebherr announce engine collaboration

Bosch agrees to pay $327.5 million to settle private claims over Volkswagen diesel vehicles in the United States

Volkswagen reaches agreements with private plaintiffs, FTC on 3 L diesel vehicle claims in the United States

January 2017

Stanadyne, BYC form diesel common rail alliance

California ARB releases Midterm Review of clean emission vehicle programs

Mazda to introduce an HCCI engine

US EPA, California ARB notify Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act violations

Volkswagen pleads guilty to US criminal charges, agrees to pay $4.3 billion; Six VW executives indicted with conspiracy to cheat US emission tests

US EPA, CARB approve emission modifications for some VW 2.0 L diesel vehicles