Cummins to Provide Euro VI Emission Technology to JV Partner in Russia

Cummins Inc. signed a memorandum of understanding with KAMAZ Inc. to negotiate licensing its advanced Euro VI emissions technology to ZAO Cummins KAMA, the joint venture the Company operates with KAMAZ in Russia.

Under terms of the agreement, …

Busy Indo-Bangla land port hit by truckers strike

Truckers in Bangladesh today enforced a strike on the western Benapole Land Port with India, protesting the reported arrest of a fellow worker on the Indian side and bringing the trade-related activities to a complete halt on the busy facility.

Altair Nanotechnologies Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement With Proterra Inc. to Power Electric and Hybrid Transit Buses

Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. has signed a long-term supply agreement with Proterra Inc. to supply lithium-ion battery modules for incorporation into Proterra’s all-electric and hybrid-electric buses.

The initial purchase order of $4.6 millio…

Study Suggests That Oxidative Aftertreatment Devices for Fossil Diesel Should Work Well with Renewable Diesel Fuels

Soot particulates generated from the combustion of renewable diesel fuels produced from hydrotreated vegetable oils have similar oxidation properties and surface structures to those generated from fossil diesel, according to a new study by researchers …

FAA Awards Contracts for $125M to 5 Companies to Accelerate More Environmentally Friendly Aviation Technology; Renewable Fuels, Engines, Wings and Flight Management

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $125 million in five separate contracts to Boeing, General Electric, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney, and Rolls-Royce-North America to develop and demonstrate technologies that will reduce commercial jet…

California ARB Awarding $200M to Reduce Diesel Emissions from Trucks, Locomotives, Harborcraft

The California Air Resources Board awarded $200 million in Proposition 1B funds to cut harmful emissions from heavy-duty trucks and other sources in the state’s four busiest trade corridors to clean up air pollution and protect community health.

e-Traction Delivers First Electric Drive Buses to Rotterdam’s Transportation Authority

The e-Busz components. Click to enlarge.e-Traction, a European integrator of low-floor fleet buses, handed over the first of two e-Busz electric drive buses—featuring a third-generation wheel hub motor—to the Rotterdamse Elektrische Tram (RE…

CAS: China Led World in Patenting and Commercialization of Bioethanol in 2009; US Foremost in Third-Generation Bioethanol Research

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) reports that in 2009, China surpassed all other countries in the production of bioethanol patents, emerging as the global leader in the commercialization of bioethanol research.

In the CAS Chemistry Research Repo…