TITLE

Renaissance man set the automobile industry on fire

AUTHOR(S)
Auer, Georg
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;12/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5908, p20H
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pays tribute to the late Rudolf Diesel, one of the pioneers of Europe's automobile industry. Fascination with the laws of thermodynamics; Creation of an economic thermodynamic engine to replace the steam engine; How Diesel's engine became the standard to power ships, electric plants, pumps and oil drills; How MAN AG became the first to use a direct-injection diesel engine in a motor vehicle in 1924.
ACCESSION #
3983402

 

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