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why should america switch to diesels

My wife is doing a paper, and she chose to do it on why americans should convert to diesels. You guys are probably more educated than I am on this topic. (I just got into researching diesels in july). I was hoping for some of ya'll to give me some of your opinions on why we should be a predominantly diesel country. thanks for all of your help!
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Fuel efficiency
Reliability
Power
Fuel cost less to make
Emissions

You might also check some European forums, they utilize more diesel vehicles than the US.

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x2 on that.

she should research how diesels work, and im not talking just compression ignition, when you really understand them you can make great comparisions to gassers.

to add to the list
better bio-fuel potential
no such thing as pre-ignition
different grades of gas are not necessary
far higher boost levels are possible - more complete fuel burn
fewer moving parts (in a general sense)
at the current rate of advancement, diesels will be cleaner than gassers soon

also, take a look at the Audi R10.

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