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Volkswagen AG Emissions Fraud Suit Update

Volkswagen AG told a California federal judge that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission can’t hide behind excuses, waiting years to sue the vehicle...

Renewable Energy Group, Inc., the largest Biodiesel Producer in the U.S.,...

WASHINGTON – The Diesel Technology Forum is pleased to announce that Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG), North America’s largest producer of biodiesel and a...
Emissions from the tailpipe of a school bus.

Can School Bus Emissions Retrofits Improve Student Test Scores?

A new Georgia State University study claims that retrofitting school buses with emissions-reduction equipment can not only save money and improve air quality but...

VW Settlement Scorecard Gets a Failing Grade; Doesn’t Meet Each State’s...

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The May 23 statement below is from Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, in response to a report...
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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...
propane filling

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...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here. Cover Story Retention Starts...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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