A LIGHT DUTY DIESEL FOR AMERICA?

Although the initial cost of a diesel engine is higher than that of a comparable gasoline power plant, the operating advantages of greater reliability, lower maintenance costs, and typically 30% greater fuel economy allow this initial outlay to be recovered. Some problem features of the diesel engine such as noise, odor, smoke, and general roughness must be overcome before it will become generally acceptable to the American consumer.

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  • Pagination: p. 21-25
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  • Accession Number: 00084973
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM