diesel diesel  /ˈdi səl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
  2. (n) an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

Usage(s):

  1. The diesel, widely used in trucks and some European cars, offers 25% better fuel economy than conventional engines.
  2. A gallon of diesel in French gas stations averages $8.
  3. Mills chose to focus on diesel particles since diesel engines spew out as much as 100 times the pollutants as petroleum based car engines.

News

  1. Used Ford 6.0 Diesel Engine Added for Sale in Super Duty Inventory at GotDieselEngines.com

    Used Ford 6.0 diesel engine is now added for online sale in the Super Duty inventory at the GotDieselEngines.com website. These preowned 6.0 Powerstroke editions are now sold for reduced prices to owners of trucks, mechanics and third party engine installers. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/used-ford-60-diesel-motor/used-ford-diesel-engines ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. US Diesel Prices Down Across All Regions

    U.S. diesel prices fell for a third straight week, edging down 0.5 percent in the week ending June 10, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Rates dipped in all U.S. regions week-to-week.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Journal of Commerce Online

  3. Used Diesel Engines for Cars Now Supplied to Vehicle Owners Online by GotDieselEngines.com

    Used diesel engines for cars are now supplied directly to owners of vehicles online through the GotDieselEngines.com company. These motors are offered for Audi, Honda, BMW, Mercedes, VW, Porsche, Saab and Subaru vehicles for low prices. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/used-diesel-engines-cars/car-diesel-engine/prweb10815494.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "All I hear about is gas prices. Gas and diesel, everywhere," Clinton said in Kinston, NC "Some people say we don't need to get a gas tax holiday at all, it's a gimmick ...... I want the Congress to stand up and vote. Are they for the oil...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Kenya is especially keen on exploiting Brazilian advances in the area of bio-diesel technology. Brazil is a world leader in this field and Kenya stands to gain as we seek ways of becoming more efficient in our management of the energy sector,"...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Mwai Kibaki Source: Daily Nation

  3. "Talk to somebody who owns a couple of trucks and makes a living with those trucks," McCain said. "Ask them whether they'd like to have some relief -- 18 1/2 cents per gallon for gasoline and 24 1/2 cents for diesel. They say it matters."
    on Jun 9, 2005 By: John McCain Source: Orlando Sentinel

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