Diesel Cars and Trucks Will Flood U.S. Market in 2014

Eric Loveday of AutoBlogGreen explains why we'll be seeing a lot more diesels in the U.S.: increased federal emission standards will only be met by increasing the number of diesel cars on the market.
October 24, 2011, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Loveday notes that with the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard for 2025 increasing to 54.5 mpg, automakers are making the switch to diesel to reach those numbers -- even though the demand may not be there for a while:

"But will the diesel's rise be a step in the right direction? Well, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $50 million for diesel projects designed to reduce harmful emissions, but diesel engines still emit 7.3 million tons of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and 333,000 tons of soot annually."

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Published on Sunday, October 23, 2011 in AutoBlogGreen
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