Ezra Finkin


Ezra Finkin has served with the Diesel Technology Forum since July 2012. As the policy and outreach director, Mr. Finkin works to educate policy makers with state, local and federal governments as well as elected leaders and NGOs about the importance of diesel technology and the clean air and economic benefits of continuing investments in clean diesel technologies.


Booming Exports Depend on Diesel

By Ezra Finkin 2019-06-04 17:37:59

With trade and tariffs dominating the news, what does that mean for diesel vehicles, engines and equipment? Diesel technology is a very high-value, export-intensive industry, and is also one that relies on imports. Whether it is truck engines or even fuel, U.S. manufacturers of diesel technologies help meet demand at home and abroad. In 2018, the U.S. exported about $7.4B worth ($USD) medium and heavy-duty vehicles, according to the International...

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Reducing Port Emissions with?Next-Generation Diesel Power

By Ezra Finkin 2018-06-22 18:19:21

Diesel technology keeps ports moving. Trucks, trains, locomotives, cargo handling equipment, tugboats and workboats all predominantly rely on diesel fuel. According to the latest in-use statistics, 98 percent of port trucks are powered by diesel while larger applications like locomotives, tugs and ferries are exclusively powered by diesel. Even as diesel continues to be the proven technology of choice for many aspects of port operations, more often than not, communities located near...

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