ROUEN, France – Regulations to remove oxides of nitrogen from diesel exhaust and pressure to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions are shrouding the future of compression-ignition engines, and only time and engineering will tell if gasoline is on the verge of having its revenge in Europe. A study by the Center for Automotive Research in Germany suggests diesels have had their day and will decline in Western Europe from the 2007 penetration level of 53.3%. In Germany specifically, the Center ...

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