In the News: Extending the life of diesel engines
"With emerging technologies that are making diesel more efficient while reducing emissions, it will be quite some time before it goes the way of the dinosaurs and becomes extinct."
"While much of the talk these days is about the ascendance of electric vehicles in the trucking industry, the reality is that today there are not viable electric vehicles for all trucking applications. And, of course, there is the whole issue of the charging infrastructure that will need to be put in place before EVs can be put in service for over-the-road hauls. Currently, EVs make sense for short-haul, return-to-base operations, and as terminal tractors. While EV technology will continue to develop, diesel-powered vehicles won't become extinct anytime soon."
Read the full article in FleetOwner: Emissions & Efficiency.