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Posted January 6, 2010



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TDI diesel sales strong for Volkswagen

Drivers are starting to understand that diesel technology rivals hybrid platforms for fuel efficiency and offers greater performance and torque-and the numbers are starting to show. Volkswagen of America Inc. announced in December that its line of clean diesel TDI models sold 41, 278 models-approximately 20 percent of the company's overall sales volume for the year. December sales totaled 4,378 units.READ MORE

REG lands second, larger Hawaiian bid

Hawaiian Electric Co. signed a contract with a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Group Inc. to supply 3 million to 7 million gallons of biodiesel per year for two years, which will fuel Hawaiian Electric's new 110-megawatt combustion turbine generator unit at Campbell Industrial Park Generating Station.READ MORE Advanced Biofuels Workshop

UFOP: oilseed GHGs must fall

The target of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from biofuels by at least 35 percent currently, and by 50 percent by 2017 cannot, in most cases, be met by the standard levels defined in the Renewable Energies Directive (2009/28/EC) alone, according to the German oilseed promotion organization UFOP.READ MORE

Major commodities trader invests in biodiesel

As Switzerland's Biopetrol AG closes in on completion of its 400,000 ton per year biodiesel facility at the Port of Rotterdam, one of the world's largest commodities traders, Glencore AG, has purchased a controlling interest in Biopetrol through a 50 percent plus one share stock transaction.READ MORE

Biodiesel production reports flawed

A recently published Associated Press article, which was picked up by several major news outlets such as the Washington Post, projected 2009 biodiesel production volumes at near 350 MMgy-much lower than Energy Information Administration and National Biodiesel Board data indicate.READ MORE
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