U.S. lawmaker prepares bill to boost diesel cars

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DETROIT, Nov 21 (Reuters) - An influential Michigan congressman said on Thursday he was preparing a bill to boost demand for diesel-powered cars and trucks in the United States through tax credits for oil companies and consumers. Such a move has long been favored by automakers, which see fuel-efficient diesel engines as a way to meet stricter fuel economy rules. They have not sold them in the United States because of federal pollution rules and a poor image among consumers who remember ...

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