American Dream?

Fowler, David
March 2004
Engineer (00137758);3/19/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7647, p22
Diesel is expected to break through the 50 percent market share barrier in Europe by 2008, with leading car manufacturers now introducing the fuel to their luxury ranges. Besides, diesel technology is advancing rapidly. Today's engines bear little resemblance to their predecessors and are the equal of petrol in most respects. With Europe at the forefront of diesel development, it's European companies that stand to benefit most. Europe has taken a more balanced approach which gives more recognition to diesel's inherent economy. Fuel economy and carbon dioxide emissions are becoming even more important as European fleet average economy rules are phased in. INSETS: TODAY'S DIESEL ENGINES BEAR NO RESEMBLANCE TO PREDECESSORS;RISE TO THE DIESEL.


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