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CARB: flow-through filters more reliable for some ‘cold’ duty-cycle applications

CARB: flow-through filters more reliable for some ‘cold’ duty-cycle applications – California Air Resources Board Jack Peckham California Air Resources Board finds in tests that catalyzed diesel particulate filters (DPFs) won’t always regenerate on many low-exhaust-temperature garbage trucks, with consequent excess backpressure (from soot buildup) and potential DPF damage. But new “flow-through filters” (FTFs) can […]

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Paraguay Minister freezes diesel prices – Around The World Of Diesel

Paraguay Minister freezes diesel prices – Around The World Of Diesel – Brief Article Paraguay Minister Freezes Diesel Prices: According to a report from La Nacion, the Industry Ministry is freezing diesel prices until early 2004, claiming it’s necessary to fight inflation. Current diesel prices are about (US) $1.50/gallon. COPYRIGHT 2003 PBI Media, LLC COPYRIGHT […]

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Bangladesh lacks ULSD but bizarre DPF requirement going forward anyway – Around The World Of Diesel

Bangladesh lacks ULSD but bizarre DPF requirement going forward anyway – Around The World Of Diesel – Brief Article Bangladesh Lacks ULSD but Bizarre DPF Requirement Going Forward Anyway: According to a report from The Independent (Dhaka, Banglandesh), the Department of Environment and police supposedly were checking Dhaka diesel vehicles to see if they’re complying […]

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BP nabs another ULSD transit coup – Around the World of Diesel – BP to supply ultra-low sulfur diesel to Ann Arbor Transit Authority – Brief Article

BP nabs another ULSD transit coup – Around the World of Diesel – BP to supply ultra-low sulfur diesel to Ann Arbor Transit Authority – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Ann Arbor (Mich.) Transit Authority (AATA) becomes the first city transit bus operator in the U.S. Midwest to make a 100% conversion to ultra-low […]

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Manila Desperately Needs Fuel/Vehicle Emissions Cleanup – Air pollution in Manila, Philippines – International Pages

Manila Desperately Needs Fuel/Vehicle Emissions Cleanup – Air pollution in Manila, Philippines – International Pages – Brief Article Within 10 years, portions of metro Manila “will no longer be fit for human habitation” because of worsening vehicle air pollution, according to a report in Manila Bulletin by Dr. Rafael Castillo, one of the Philippines’ leading […]

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Cat: U.S. EPA’s notion of heavy-duty NOx trap for 2007 way to costly; alternative schemes still to primitive – Brief Article

Cat: U.S. EPA’s notion of heavy-duty NOx trap for 2007 way to costly; alternative schemes still to primitive – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Jack Peckham San Diego — U.S. EPA’s test-lab notion of a heavy-duty, dual-path exhaust system to slash particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) is far too costly, as NOx […]

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Pakistan capital aims to subsidize CNG buses – Around the World of Diesel – Karachi, compressed natural gas

Pakistan capital aims to subsidize CNG buses – Around the World of Diesel – Karachi, compressed natural gas – Brief Article According to a report from Asia-Africa Intelligence Wire/Financial Times, Karachi aims to subsidize the import and refueling of Chinese-made buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG). The report said the city’s Transport & Communication […]

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Cummins reports extending diesel engine supply deal for Dodge Ram pickup trucks – Around The World Of Diesel

Cummins reports extending diesel engine supply deal for Dodge Ram pickup trucks – Around The World Of Diesel – Brief Article Cummins Reports Extending Diesel Engine Supply Deal For Dodge Ram Pickup Trucks: Terms are sketchy but the deal apparently means DaimlerChrysler won’t be using engines from its Detroit Diesel Corp. (DDC) or Mercedes diesel […]

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Litex Claims Delphi Infringing On Plasma

Litex Claims Delphi Infringing On Plasma – Brief Article Jack Peckham Technology developer Litex claims in a lawsuit that Delphi Automotive Systems is in fringing upon Litex patents on non-thermal plasma assisted catalysis (plasma-cats). Delphi earlier inked a development deal with PSA/Peugeot for plasma-cats (see Diesel Fuel News 10/9/2000, p9) and believes the technology has […]

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Greens attack diesel ship, port emissions in call for crackdown on ozone in Metro Los Angeles – Around The World Of Diesel

Greens attack diesel ship, port emissions in call for crackdown on ozone in Metro Los Angeles – Around The World Of Diesel – Brief Article Greens Attack Diesel Ship, Port Emissions In Call For Crackdown On Ozone In Metro Los Angeles: South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), California Air Resources Board (CARB) and U.S. […]