"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
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
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.
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
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.