A Penn State University research team is experimenting with adding dimethyl ether (DME) to diesel fuel in an attempt to reduce emissions. The Penn State researchers now are in the process of modifying a university shuttle bus to run on DME diesel. A Navistar International 7.3L T444E V-8 engine is fitted into the project bus. The project has been in progress for three years, and now the researchers are attempting to determine if a production diesel engine can withstand the decreased ...

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