General Motors Corp. is stepping up its effort to develop gasoline engine technology that it believes will close the fuel economy gap with diesels, and at a much lower cost. Fritz Indra, GM executive director-advanced engineering, tells Ward's that relentless pressure by the Environmental Protection Agency for light-duty diesels to have extremely tight emissions means increased cost for engines with advanced-emissions controls, with a likely decrease in fuel economy of about 5%. ...
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