Coal is more abundant than petroleum, particularly in heavily populated China and India, the main target markets for DME. Europe and North America will come later. TOKYO — Though not exactly a household word, dimethyl ether, or DME, could become the next big alternative in automotive fuel. Tests by a consortium of three Japanese companies, working in conjunction with the nation's Center for Coal Utilization, have demonstrated that DME, a coal by-product, could eventually replace diesel ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.