DIESELIZATION OF LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY COMMERCIAL VEHICLES IN JAPAN

This paper describes the recent trend toward dieselization of light and medium duty trucks in Japan. The customers needs are of prime consideration in engine development. Improvements have been made mainly in the areas of increased power, fuel economy, and anti-pollution. Maximum effort is being applied to meet government regulations both in exhaust emissions and noise. Some of the recent engineering developments in light duty, high speed diesel engines in Japan described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

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  • Authors:
    • Kihara, R
    • Yamaguchi, T
    • Mikami, Y
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

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  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00084972
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE Paper #741126
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM