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diesel

(ˈdizlæ)
mod. really good. I am set for a diesel evening and I intend to enjoy it.
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Additionally, as noted by Mauderly (2001), diesel exhaust will age in the atmosphere, and this may affect its toxicity.
Mauderly, a diesel toxicologist at the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute in Albuquerque.
Gasoline, the most readily available alternative to diesel fuel, presents exactly the same emissions problems for which diesel is damned.
In Europe, for example, where the domestic Big Three automakers are a force, diesel market penetration has increased from about 20 percent to nearly 50 percent in the last several years, Hoselton said.
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association reports that 43 percent of all light vehicles sold across the pond come with diesel engines.
Depending on the cost of diesel fuel compared to local electrical costs, the savings can provide the most obvious advantage to using an electric-driven material handler.
Both new and used diesel buses can be retrofitted with one of two devices to help reduce emissions.
com announces "Global and Chinese Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report" to its research database.
Developing a system where AdBlue could be mixed in with diesel fuel at the refinery was considered, but testing showed the solution began to decompose during the combustion process, degrading its capability to form ammonia for aftertreatment purposes.
Chapter Fourteen Europe Diesel Generator Set Industry Development Trend
Biodiesel, which can be derived from soybeans, switchgrass, corn, and many other crops, can reduce particulate emissions by more than 55% compared to regular diesel, according to a February 2000 DOE report, Biodiesel: Clean, Green Diesel Fuel.
Bundles of semipermeable, spaghetti-thin tubes hooked into a diesel engine can serve as an antipollution "lung" by enriching the oxygen content of air entering the combustion zone, they report.
7-liter Turbo Diesel engine, used exclusively in Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickup trucks, has increased displacement providing increased horsepower and torque while achieving the world's lowest 2010 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NOx standard a full three years ahead of the requirements.
Sales to increase more than 7% annually through 2017 Global diesel engine sales are forecast to grow more than seven percent per annum through 2017 to $250 million.
The talk of the Frankfurt Auto Show may have been the advent of the European hybrid--namely those from German carmakers who were presenting them thru gritted teeth--but the truth of the matter is that Europeans are wedded to diesel engines to the extent that they can now be found under the hoods of every other car leaving the new car showrooms.