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DIESEL: Shanghai to phase out lower-end diesel trucks by 2022

  • Date: 30-09-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Auto News

The municipal government of Shanghai, China's financial capital, is aiming to remove some 120,000 lower-end diesel-powered trucks in operation by 2022 to help cut air pollution, according to a report on the central government's website on Monday.

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DIESEL: Global progress toward soot-free diesel vehicles in 2019

  • Date: 23-09-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: ICCT

This report assesses global progress in 2019 toward reducing black carbon emissions from diesel on-road light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles. As of July 2019, 39 countries have implemented “soot-free” standards for new heavy-duty diesel engines that achieve a 99% or greater reduction in black carbon emissions compared with older-technology diesel engines. Five countries have adopted such standards for implementation before 2025, and at least six countries are planning to complete the transition to

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DIESEL: Honda to cease diesel vehicle sales in Europe by 2021

  • Date: 23-09-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it would phase out all diesel cars by 2021 in favor of models with electric propulsion systems, as the Japanese automaker moves to electrify all of its European cars by 2025.

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DIESEL: Euro 6 tipped to boost demand for used diesel cars in UK

  • Date: 23-09-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Just Auto

The mass arrival of Euro 6-compliant diesel cars on the UK's used market could see the fuel regain its position as the preferred low emission option for buyers, according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA).

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DIESEL: Mexico's truck makers delay investment amid doubts on new clean diesel rules

  • Date: 28-08-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Reuters

PEMEX has significant operational issues, but this also looks like foot dragging by the manufacturers. I’m not sure if this has implications for catalyst loadings.

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DIESEL: Revival of diesel? How the dead hand of the past steers the German economy

  • Date: 01-08-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: ICCT

One of the most-read blog posts on the ICCT website is one that I wrote back in 2012. Despite its age, it attracts a surprisingly high number of readers. We are not exactly sure why. My colleague Anup Bandivadekar speculates that the title ("The dead hand of the past") has an influence. On the other hand, maybe the content of my 2012 blog post is indeed still relevant and exciting.

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DIESEL: There’s a $5,600 Electric Makeover for Your Old Diesel Car

  • Date: 31-07-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Bloomberg

About 5,000 euros ($5,600) are set to buy your 10-year-old combustion clunker an electric makeover—and offer a cut-price way to avoid driving bans across European cities.

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DIESEL: India's diesel demand set for detour as drivers switch to gasoline

  • Date: 12-07-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Reuters

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE July 12 (Reuters) - India’s strong diesel demand growth is decoupling from the car market as motorists increasingly turn to gasoline vehicles, leaving it more reliant on patchy demand from construction and heavy industry.

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