The October issue of Johnson Matthey Technology Review includes a number of topics related to emissions from transport.
California Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 739, which requires at least 15% of heavy-duty vehicles newly purchased by state agencies to be zero-emission vehicles beginning in 2025.
Volvo Trucks is introducing Euro VI-compliant heavy-duty trucks running on liquefied natural gas or biogas.
Four of the world’s largest bus and engine manufacturers—BYD, Cummins, Scania and Volvo Buses—have committed to ensure ‘soot-free’ urban bus engine technology is available for purchase in 20 megacities beginning in 2018.
Updated Technology Guide paper on Dimethyl Ether.
Andreas Mayer delivers a strong critique of a recent journal paper on the health effects of excessive NOx emissions from diesel cars.
MAN has revealed the 45/60CR engine—a successor to its 48/60CR in the company’s four-stroke line of high-performance diesel engines.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), part of Daimler Trucks, announced the global launch of the FUSO eCanter.
Bosch and Mahle have signed an agreement to sell their joint venture Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems (BMTS) to FountainVest Partners, a Hong Kong-based private equity investor.
Capstone Turbine Corporation announced that it has successfully completed track testing of a Kenworth Class 7 hybrid electric work truck using its 65 kW natural gas microturbine as an on board range extender.
A new Technology Guide paper describes Gasoline Particulate Filters.
Amminex announced the BlueFit™ retrofit SCR system for diesel passenger cars.
On 16 August 2017, the icebreaking LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie successfully completed her first commercial voyage, transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the Northern Sea Route (NSR) from Norway to South Korea.
Tesla plans to unveil an electric big-rig truck next month.
Updated Technology Guide paper, with a new section on in-cylinder mixing enhancement and ducted fuel injection.
Navistar announced that it will cease all engine production at its plant in Melrose Park, IL, by the second quarter of fiscal 2018.
Mazda Motor Corporation disclosed plans to introduce a next-generation engine called SKYACTIV-X in 2019.
Updated Technology Guide paper on soot sensors.
BMW, Daimler, Opel and Volkswagen will update emission software in 5 million diesel cars to avoid diesel bans by German cities.
Summary of the technical sessions from the 21st ETH Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles.