Volkswagen of America has signed an agreement with Tulsa, OK, Syntroleum Corp., to test Syntroleum's synthetic diesel fuels. DaimlerChrysler Corp. also is working with Syntroleum to test the advantages of the synthetic diesel fuel, which is derived from natural gas. Stuart Johnson, VWoA's manager, technical group, Engineering and Environmental Office, says in a release, “We are interested in better understanding the properties and advantages of synthetic fuels. The tests will be conducted ...

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