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US Gasoline Not Clean Enough for New Merc Engines

Mercedes-Benz is among the world leaders when it comes to automotive powertrain technology, from the performance front to the greener side of things. Recent developments have led to lean-burn technology aimed at reducing a vehicle’s emissions as well as improving its fuel efficiency. This is something that the United States won’t be able to take advantage of, simply because the gasoline there is too dirty for the engines. According to Ward’s Automotive, Daimler powertrain development VP Bernard Heil stated that US gasoline contains 95 parts per million of sulfur, which is around double the amount that the new engines can handle. This is an excessively high amount and will lead… Continue Reading »

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