POTENTIAL OF DIESEL ENGINE, 1979 SUMMARY SOURCE DOCUMENT

This document assesses the fuel economy potential of diesel engines in future passenger cars and light trucks. The primary technologies evaluated include: (1) engine control strategy and implementation, (2) the engine design variables, (3) emissions and noise, (4) fuels, (5) lubricants, (6) vehicle-engine matching, and (7) the effects of vehicle characteristics. The major findings are summarized.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Trella, T
  • Publication Date: 1980-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 166 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00314458
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-NHTSA-79-38 Final Rpt., DOT-HS-805-130
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1981 12:00AM