Renaissance man set the automobile industry on fire

Auer, Georg
December 2000
Automotive News;12/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5908, p20H
Trade Publication
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.


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