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News Archive 2020

December 2020

Canada proposes Clean Fuel Standard

Achates opposed-piston 10.6 L diesel achieves 0.02 g/bhp-hr NOx

Volkswagen 2.0 TDI diesel engine ready for Euro 6d

OECD: Non-exhaust particles to become the leading source of PM2.5 pollution from road traffic

Ricardo: E-fuels better focused on aviation and shipping rather than road

Global GHG emissions reached new high in 2019

ACEA releases Euro 7/VII position paper

US EPA finalizes NAAQS for particulate matter

November 2020

US EPA confirms widespread emission tampering in diesel pickups

IMO approves draft amendments to prohibit the use of HFO by ships in Arctic waters

Conference report: ASME Internal Combustion Engine Fall Conference (ICEF 2020)

Westport announces new HPDI development contract with OEM partner

IEA, IRENA analyze trends in renewable energy markets

Call for Papers: SAE Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Digital Summit

October 2020

Mack announces updated MP8HE engine with turbocompounding

Conference report: SAE Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Digital Summit

CARB warns manufacturers about hiding software or hardware that affects emissions

Call for Attendance: ASME Internal Combustion Engine Fall Conference

September 2020

Conference report: THIESEL 2020

California governor directs CARB to develop regulations to achieve 100% ZEV car sales by 2035

Sensors introduces SEMTECH® CPN 23|10, a 10 nm particle counter

Conference report: 2020 CLEERS Virtual Workshop

Weichai launches a 50% BTE diesel engine

BP projects peak oil is close or already happened

Ricardo-Achates partnership receives ARPA-E funding for opposed piston GCI engine

EEA: Air and noise pollution a major source of mortality in Europe

August 2020

CARB adopts HD Low NOx Omnibus rule, updates At-Berth regulation

California finalizes fuel efficiency agreements with five automakers

Daimler to pay more than $2.2 billion to settle US diesel emission claims

TEN Automotive develops particle number tester for PTI applications

US DOE Merit Review 2020—aftertreatment technologies

IMO releases final report of the Fourth GHG Study

July 2020

US EPA proposes GHG emission standards for commercial aircraft

Briggs & Stratton files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

15 US states to jointly work to advance electric trucks and buses

SuperTruck II 2020 program update

EU adopts Energy System Integration and Hydrogen Strategies

ACEA requests 6-month postponement of EU emission standards

June 2020

Conference report: SAE WCX 2020 Digital Summit

California proposes lower NOx emission regulation for heavy-duty engines

California adopts Advanced Clean Truck Regulation

BP Statistical Review shows slowing energy demand growth in 2019

Nelson-Donaldson exhaust and emissions business deal falls apart

Rise of atmospheric CO2 concentrations unabated by Covid-19

EU proposes to postpone NRMM Stage V emission standards due to Covid-19 crisis

CO2 emissions from new cars and vans in Europe increased in 2018

May 2020

California, 22 states take US EPA/NHTSA to court over vehicle CO2 emissions rollback

EU automakers call for Covid-19 bailouts, governments respond

SwRI demonstrates 0.02 g/bhp-hr NOx diesel engine

Feature: On-board measurement of very fast tailpipe transients

DTF calling to suspend excise tax on trucks as part of Covid recovery plan

SwRI opens automotive Catalyst Technology Center

ICCT: US 2010 compliant trucks emit more NOx in real driving than Euro VI vehicles

April 2020

Conference report: 41st International Vienna Motor Symposium

Korea adopts marine Emission Control Areas and speed limits in ports

Daimler, Volvo Trucks forming joint venture for large-scale production of fuel cells

Cummins demonstrates cylinder deactivation technology for meeting low NOx emission standards

Global oil demand to drop by 27% in April

US EPA, NHTSA finalize revised CAFE and GHG emission standards for MY 2021-2026 light-duty vehicles

March 2020

Conference report: 11th International AVL Exhaust Gas and Particulate Emissions Forum

Wärtsilä testing ammonia as combustion fuel

European nonroad machinery manufacturers call for moratorium on emission standards

Eaton Cummins introduces Endurant XD heavy-duty transmission

Vitesco Emitec wins major order for electrically heated catalysts

Liebherr and Stanadyne announce strategic partnership

Punch Group acquires GM Propulsion Engineering Center in Turin

February 2020

JRC publishes assessment report on PEMS measurement uncertainty

Nelson makes offer for Donaldson exhaust and emissions business

CIMAC releases position paper on zero-carbon energy sources for shipping

Call for Papers: SAE Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting

GTK: Unsustainable economics of the oil industry a threat to the global economy

MECA releases report on feasibility of lower NOx emission systems for heavy-duty engines

January 2020

ICCT: LNG does not reduce GHG emissions from shipping

Study raises concerns about black carbon emissions from VLSFO marine fuels

BorgWarner to acquire Delphi Technologies

Ricardo testing shows Euro 6d diesels remarkably clean

VERT: Open letter to Transport & Environment

US EPA issues ANPR for Cleaner Trucks Initiative