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VW Renewable Diesel Test Finds Same Drivability, Lower Carbon Emissions: Three years ago, Volkswagen announced...

By John Voelcker 143 views Jun 29, 2015 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI test car running on Solazyme algae-derived diesel fuel Enlarge Photo Three years ago, Volkswagen announced that it was testing two different types of renewable diesel fuel in a pair of its TDI diesel-engined cars sold in the U.S. Now, the company says it has finished its testing, and the results are in. The renewable fuel gave the same performance as conventional crude oil-based diesel, and cut wells-to-wheels carbon dioxide emissions by about 50 percent, VW said. DON'T MISS: Diesel Fuel Derived From Algae Now Testing In 2 VW TDI Models (Mar 2013) The two cars used in the test, both 2012 models, were a Volkswagen Passat TDI mid-size sedan and a Volkswagen Jetta TDI compact sedan. The diesel Passat used an aftertreatment system with ur...

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