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Synonyms for diesel engine

an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

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Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) diesel engine production line has been designed and developed by Iranian experts.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Turkish Engine Industry & Trade Corporation (TE[pounds sterling]MOSAN), in cooperation with ystanbul Technical University (yTE[pounds sterling]), is looking to increase its annual production of diesel engines from 75,000 to 100,000, TE[pounds sterling]MOSAN managers announced in a press release issued on Wednesday.
Currently the car with the smallest diesel engine in India is the Chevrolet Beat (996cc), The Hyundai i10 is the second with its 1.
The new diesel engine under development by Honda will be able to ''clear tough emission regulations in the United States and curb the generation of nitrogen oxide and particulate matter to the comparable level of gasoline engines,'' Fukui said.
This target would make it necessary for all diesel cars to be fitted with particulate filters," says Dohle, adding the proposed regulations will require a rethinking of the "emissions margin," or safety cushion, would have to be increased to assure the vehicle will continue to meet the emissions standards throughout the life of the vehicle, while also assuring the emissions targets do not reduce the performance and fuel-economy benefits of diesel engines.
Diesel engines are more efficient than gasoline engines, typically getting twenty-five to forty percent fuel economy per gallon burned.
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association reports that 43 percent of all light vehicles sold across the pond come with diesel engines.
EPA: a) There are chronic and acute health hazards from diesel engine exhaust; b) we need to learn more, especially about enhanced allergic immune responses; and c) we will need to reevaluate the health consequences as the sources of diesel exhaust, i.
Volkswagen, which has a 10-cylinder diesel engine going into its new Touareg SUV in Europe, said it might sell the Touareg as well as an Audi Pikes Peak SUV with a diesel engine in the United States in 2005.
The challenge, explains Carven, is that diesel engines demand small amounts of diesel fuel for ignition.
US diesel engine and parts exports will decelerate due to slowing production of diesel engine-using products in markets such as Canada and Western Europe.
MTA officials also displayed an alcohol-fueled bus that has been converted to hold a diesel engine.
Bundles of semipermeable, spaghetti-thin tubes hooked into a diesel engine can serve as an antipollution "lung" by enriching the oxygen content of air entering the combustion zone, they report.