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.

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."

Full Story: We'll see a "lot more diesels" in U.S. by 2014


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