Now that Mazda Motor Corp. has restarted production of its famous rotary engine, improved for a new era of fuel consumption and emissions requirements, discussion of a diesel-fueled version returns. The version that burns diesel fuel is a true multi-fuel, stratified-charge engine, which its mid-1980s U.S. developer, Deere and Company, says can burn "diesel, JP4, JP5, JP8, gasoline, kerosene, alcohols and any mixture thereof." Mazda’s Renesis rotary engine uses gasoline, but may ...

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