DEARBORN, MI – The weak economy and other market realities have combined to put a bullet in the light-duty diesel engine for North America, and the near-term prospects for recovery appear doubtful, experts here say. Panelists on hand for the DEER 2009 conference on Directions in Engine Efficiency and Emissions Research sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy agree diesels offer an ideal high-mileage solution for highway-driving Americans. But the effect of the sub-10 million ...

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