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sucking diesel

1. slang Traveling very rapidly in a motor vehicle. We were sucking diesel down the motorway, pushing 180 km/h the whole way.
2. slang Having great success or proceeding very well. That'll help our workflow immensely, Jen. Now we'll really be sucking diesel!
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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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"There will be this enormous number of used diesels which no one wants to buy, that you won't be able to drive in the city," he says.
The essential role and the fuel-savings and emissions benefits of new clean diesel technology were highlighted by the Diesel Technology Forum in a statement before the District of Columbia (DC) City Council on the Omnibus DC Sustainability Act.
According to a recent report from Pike Research, regions that have not traditionally been strong markets for diesel-engine cars, such as North America, are now starting to open up particularly as increasingly stringent emissions regulations in Europe, Japan, and North America accelerate the spread of so-called "clean diesel" vehicles.
Different countries do have differing standards in regard to how much pollution gasoline and diesel automobile engines are allowed to emit, but the reason you see so fewer diesel cars in the U.S.
HUNDREDS of thousands of drivers choosing diesel new cars could be wasting money instead of saving it, according to research by Parker's - the UK's leading experts in car buying advice.
Audi is planning to introduce a diesel version of its new TT coupe following the success of its A4 cabriolet TDI.
He said modern diesel cars were much quieter inside than older diesels because of good sound insulation, but engineers had given up on trying to eliminate the characteristic 'knock' of diesel engines.
Biodiesel emits 78 percent less carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions than petroleum diesel, according to the National Biodiesel Board, but it's not necessarily squeaky green.
Henninger's Diesel Limited will ride out the wave of change as Northern Ontario's only authorized distributor/dealer for all the major fuel-injection manufacturing companies, and the Duetz diesel engine.
While diesels once announced their arrival with a bus-like clatter and a cloud of black smoke, the latest models are almost indistinguishable from their petrol counterparts - from the pavement or behind the wheel.
According to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), a further 428,000 diesels were registered in the first half of 2004, pushing the total to over five million.
Other high-performing diesels are available from Volkswagen, the leading seller of diesel cars in the United States.
Louise Vaughan of Jamjar Cars explains: ``Today, many diesels offer performance levels that equal if not eclipse their petrol counterparts, resulting in one in four buyers now opting for diesel.''
The new high-torque diesel engine is quiet and gets impressive fuel mileage, also achieving lower exhaust emissions than previous diesels.
Many Americans share similar memories of diesels as noisy, smokebelching, smelly beasts only truck drivers would want.