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Synonyms for Diesel

German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)

an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

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26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the core of the ship equipment, marine diesel engine can be divided into low-speed, medium-speed and high-speed types according to the rotational speed.
We are also producing three national diesel engines for the railway and will deliver the first national diesel engine to the railway (company) by the end of this year (March 19)," Rastegari said.
TE[pounds sterling]MOSAN is also working toward manufacturing 275 horsepower diesel engines for use in the agricultural sector and 450 horsepower diesel engines for the domestic automotive industry.
The off-road standards are being phased in over a number of years, gradually reducing the legal levels of emissions for various sizes of diesel engines.
If the diesel engine is adjusted for low particulate emissions, more nitrogen oxide is produced.
If you're interested in an even more powerful diesel engine, Volkswagen's Touareg is worth attention.
diesel engines and exhaust systems, change over time.
It would be too costly if MMC opts to develop environmentally-friendly diesel engines capable of clearing severe ''Euro 4'' exhaust gas pollutant regulations to be imposed by the European Union, starting in 2005, MMC officials said.
In fact, when Rudolf Diesel invented the diesel engine in 1903, it ran on peanut oil--diesel fuel as we know it was developed to use the nasty leftovers from oil refining.
And the van's converted diesel engine (an engine that uses the heat of highly compressed air to ignite a spray of fuel) averages 25-30 miles per gallon--about the same mileage it coaxed out of diesel fuel.
MTA officials also displayed an alcohol-fueled bus that has been converted to hold a diesel engine.
In addition, diesel engines are almost twice as efficient as gasoline engines, and diesel fuel is less likely to catch fire.
The grimy fumes of diesel engines blacken the air, irritate the senses and spew particles that may cause cancer.
Internal combustion engines are mainly diesel engines, including low-speed (Rpm1100) ones.
The talk of the Frankfurt Auto Show may have been the advent of the European hybrid--namely those from German carmakers who were presenting them thru gritted teeth--but the truth of the matter is that Europeans are wedded to diesel engines to the extent that they can now be found under the hoods of every other car leaving the new car showrooms.
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