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Old 11-05-2013, 01:19 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by B440 View Post
"In 1998, all the major players in heavy-duty diesels (Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Mack Trucks, Navistar, Renault, and Volvo)..." <--So this and other posts I've read on here basically lead me to believe that "lean-burning" is an easy and excellent way to save fuel, but raises NOx emissions, so automakers barely implement it?
Note that that is for diesel trucks, not gasoline engine automobiles. Only Renault & Volvo even make cars.

The action was in 1998, yet the 2000-2006 Honda Insight implemented lean burn in a gasoline engine, and quite successfully.
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