The U.S. Marine Corps reportedly is evaluating a diesel-powered motorcycle as part of a long-term plan to have all military vehicles use a common battlefield fuel. The motorcycle being field-tested is an off-road type made by Kawasaki that has been retrofitted with a 580-cc liquid-cooled diesel engine developed by engineers at the United Kingdom's Royal Military College of Science as part of a joint U.S./U.K. effort. The diesel bike is targeted as a replacement for the British Army's ...

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