A Detroit engine technology executive engineer tells WEVTU his company's top management is holding back on adoption of diesel engines for passenger cars with 40% to 50% better fuel economy for lack of confidence that future Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) low emissions standards can be met. Of particular concern is control of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) for which a good solution — or at least a cost/effective solution — is not in sight. The engineer points out that meeting the ...

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