Alas, with the total focus on clean emissions in the late ´60s-early ´70s, fuel mileage was completely overlooked, with the result that experimental steam cars of that era got worse fuel mileage than comparable gas cars.
The cetane number is a measure of a fuel´s tendency to ignite in the absence of an ignition source (flame or spark).
In D-4 direct injection, fuel and air is injected directly into the cylinder, instead of mixing it in the intake port which is how conventional fuel injection works.
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service on December 7th issued the 2006 standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
Over the long haul, the cost of gas doesn´t amount to much in total driving expenses, which include fixed costs such as insurance, depreciation, licensing and registration.
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