Redoing the diesel

Truett, Richard
March 2001
Automotive News;3/5/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5919, p2i
Trade Publication
Discusses factors influencing the interest of automakers in the diesel engine. Technological innovations used in creating diesel engines that are clean and quiet; Possible impact of Tier 2 emissions regulations that will take effect in 2004 on the decision of automakers to use diesel engines in product development; Fuel economy of diesels; Value of the use of diesel engines in heavy-duty trucks of paving the way for innovations.


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