What year did VW upgrade its diesel engine?

Answer Volkswagen first sold low-sulphur diesel TDI (turbocharged direct injection) engines to the U.S. in 2009, with its 2010 Jetta TDI. VW's European vehicles, however, have used the engines since 2003.... Read More »

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How to Convert a Diesel Engine to a Waste Cooking Oil Engine?

Converting a diesel engine to run from waste cooking oil can reduce or almost eliminate your need to purchase petroleum based diesel fuel for your car or truck. Your engine will not need any modifi... Read More »

How much co2 is produced by a natural gas engine vs. a diesel engine?

Diesel engines produce more Carbon Dioxide (CO2) than gas engines. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a gallon of gasoline produces 19.4 pounds of CO2, while a gallon of diesel ... Read More »

How to Upgrade a Diesel Exhaust System?

A diesel exhaust system is designed to remove the emissions from a diesel engine, which differs from a gasoline engine in several ways. The biggest is that diesel engines don't have spark plugs: Th... Read More »

What Kind of Oil Should Be Used in a Diesel Engine?

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