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German Automotive Manufacturer Fined for Role in Volkswagen Emissions Fraud

A federal court in Detroit sentenced a German company to pay a $35 million criminal penalty for its role in the Volkswagen diesel emissions...
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EPA Sets New Diesel Emissions Reduction Act School Bus Rebates

Christmas arrived early for 145 school bus fleets in 43 states and territories that received new Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The U.S. Environmental...
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Report: Using VW Money to Purchase Diesel Buses is a ‘Wasted...

A new report from two environmental research organizations concludes that most states are grossly under-using the $3 billion Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund to...
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Texas School District is Replacing One-Fourth of its Fleet with Propane

Georgetown Independent School District (GISD) in Texas is purchasing 33 new school buses to replace its aging diesel fleet with propane-powered vehicles, reported Kxan. The...
Martin Winterkorn is accused of fraudulently promoting Volkswagen clean diesel technology during over 20 visits to various auto shows while he was the CEO and chairman of Volkswagen AG’s Board of Management. (Source: U.S. SEC.)

Fallout Over Federal Charges Against Volkswagen, Former CEO Remains Unclear

In the aftermath of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charging Volkswagen AG, its former CEO and two subsidiaries with securities fraud surrounding...
Our Transportation Future

New Advocacy Group to Help Boost Efforts to Cut Vehicle Pollution

WASHINGTON & BOSTON — Some 48 local, regional and national groups today launched a new coalition, Our Transportation Future, to help Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states...

Summer 2019 Diesel & Gasoline Prices Forecast to be Lower

There’s a bit of good news for everyone who closely follows fuel prices, or who almost cries every time they refill their vehicle, like...

Fiat EcoDiesel Class Action Settlement Approved for Over $307 Million

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — In a case that has some similarities to the Volkswagen settlement, Judge Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court,...
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Cummins Announces Strong First Quarter Results; Raises Full Year Profit Outlook

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins, Inc. (CMI) today reported results for the first quarter of 2019. First quarter revenues of $6.0 billion increased 8 percent from...

Last of Arizona VW Settlement Money Goes to Rural School Districts

Gov. Doug Ducey announced the fifth and final wave of $5 million in Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund dollars to 45 school districts in 13...

May 2019

New school bus technology addresses illegal passing, child detection systems, student behavior on the bus and more....

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...