Being an official reviewer for DOE’s Annual Merit Review for Vehicle Technologies projects, I have a front seat to the future…
September 21, 2017 | NBC News
Diesel sales have taken a sharper plunge in the U.S.; VW will no longer offer the technology which, only three years ago, accounted for more than a fifth of its sales. Mercedes-Benz has pulled diesels from the American market indefinitely, and Fiat Chrysler’s offerings are on hold as the carmaker fights claims by the EPA that it also used a defeat device to rig emissions tests. But several other manufacturers, including Mazda and GM, are adding new diesel models.
There are a number of reasons why: