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The Year of the Diesel
BY TODD CIMINO
I’ve always been amazed that American automakers are so successful at marketing diesel cars and light trucks in places like France, Italy and Bulgaria but, at the same time, are timid about domestic markets – at least until now. If 2013 will be known for anything, it just might be called “The Year of the Diesel.”
Area diesel service thrives because of its commitment to customer satisfaction.
BY DEANNA EFIRD
Most days at Area Diesel Service in Carlinville, IL, if president and owner Val Leefers can’t be found at his desk, it’s because he’s in one of the departments getting his hands dirty. Working on diesel engines is something Leefers.............
The Birth of Diesel
Rudolph Diesel and his quest for a more efficient engine
BY EVE LEE
In the late 1800s, a German engineering student decided to take a look at the engines around him. Everything from factories to heavy machinery was run on heat and steam engines that were only 6-12 percent efficient.....................