Emissions – Diesel Engines

The environmentalists are paying close attention to diesel engines which are known for their specific process of using highly compressed air to ignite the fuel. Although Rudolf Diesel patented the engine in 1893, burning emissions weren’t limited in any means up until 1988 when European Environment Agency established 88/77/EEC directive which set the standards of Euro 0 and Euro 1.

Are Diesel Cars Dying Off?

Good throttle response at low RPM, impressive power, and low fuel costs made diesel engines very popular. In most countries in Europe there are as many diesel cars as there are gasoline ones, in France that number is even higher.