diesels in USA (nac)

Tom Nas tnas at euronet.nl
Sun Aug 25 23:44:12 EDT 2002

Steven Addy <steveaddy at earthlink.net> wrote:

>5. Is it true that the new diesel engines actually discharge less total
>pollutants than new gasoline vehicles (ultra low emissions, etc)?  gallon
>vrs gallon? hp vrs hp? etc.

It's true- however, diesels are supposed to put out more solid carcinogenic
particles (soot). Peugeot has managed to produce a filter which is supposed
to take out 98% of this stuff.


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