Examples of diesel in a Sentence
Does your car take diesel or gasoline?
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The group thrust the bill back into the light after news broke that the Justice Department had sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on May 23, accusing the car company of sabotaging its diesel engines in a similar manner to Volkswagen.
Volkswagen sales rose 4 percent over weak numbers last year due to its diesel emissions cheating scandal.
Genset engine, 2141, diesel locomotive featuring the Village of Franklin Park engine.
Learn the local term for your fuel: diesel or unleaded.
VW Admission U.S. regulators have put greater scrutiny on diesel models after Volkswagen admitted in 2015 to using software that turned on emissions controls to pass tests but then turned them off during driving.
Also named as a defendant is Robert Bosch LLC, which made GM's electronic diesel controls.
That includes $800 million in California, where many of its diesel cars were sold.
Researchers at West Virginia University and elsewhere eventually discovered that emissions from VW’s diesel models were far higher on real roads than in tests, and the E.P.A. demanded that the company explain the discrepancy.
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Origin and Etymology of diesel
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
Definition of Diesel
Rudolf 1858–1913 German mechanical engineer
DIESEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diesel for English Language Learners
: a vehicle (such as a truck or bus) that has a diesel engine
DIESEL Defined for Kids
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