DETROIT - A panel discussion at last week's Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress exploring the future outlook of light-duty U.S. diesel vehicles leaves little doubt the auto industry and government regulators find it difficult to be on the same page. The panel, organized by DaimlerChrysler AG research executive Tom Asmus, began and ended with the question, "Is the U.S making diesels hard to start?" The three auto-industry panel members say "yes," while the panel's regulatory ...

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