• The American Petroleum Institute reported an increase demand for ultra-low-sulfur diesel in October suggesting continued economic recovery.
A shortage of diesel in China is pushing up the premium for the fastest deliveries of oil as stockpiles in the country, the world’s biggest energy user, fell for a seventh month in October.
Exxon Mobil Corp., will build a diesel hydrotreater at its Singapore refining complex and increase its output of ultra-low-sulfur supplies by the equivalent of two percent of China’s demand for the transport fuel.
The Italian automotive company Cogema Set will invest 10 million Euros in expanding production capacity of its factory near Pitesti, Italy through the acquisition of six production lines for systems ensembles with turbocharger and boost supply injection.
The Jeep Patriot has received a mild update for the 2011 model year, but it seems European-spec models will receive one additional detail not part of the North American makeover: a new turbo-diesel I-4 offering.
Mercedes-Benz is upping the ante in the luxury compact SUV segment by offering increased fuel economy along with offering Bluetec Diesel power for 2012.
Audi plans to offer a diesel option on every one of their models in the United States by 2015. Audi currently offers diesels in two of its vehicles: the A3 TDI compact hatchback and the Q7 TDI large SUV.