DETROIT – What diesel engine technology needs, believes Ford Motor Co. Chief Operating Officer Nick Scheele, is some good PR. That’s why he plans to bring a fleet of European diesel-powered Focuses on a U.S. tour that includes availability to general media and visits to environment-sensitive locales such as California and Washington, D.C. The mission, Scheele says, is to show that the diesel is not “the ogre of myth.” Exhibiting the latest technology, he believes, will help convince U.S. ...
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