MILWAUKEE – The use of diesel engines in the high-volume (largely delivery truck) market is expected to head into decline in 2007. This is the view of David Hudson, director of Business Development for AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc., Plymouth, MI. Hudson says the expected cost of new emissions aftertreatment for diesel engines – largely in the 6L to 7L category – will be $2,500 to $3,000, assuming a technically feasible system can be perfected, which so far has not occurred. ...
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