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Diesel engines running on Biodiesel can help America kick its fossil fuel habit - Peter Bell
America imports over 50% of
the oil it uses today and that oil is consumed in the proportions shown by
the Department Energy of Energy's chart replicated below:
Choosing the diesel or hybrid engine option will increase mileage in most cars and light trucks by 25-30%.
How quickly can we eliminate America's dependence on foreign oil?
Americans buy approximately 16 million new vehicles every year out of an approximate 45 million total US vehicle sales every year and there are approximately 240 million vehicles on American roads. This means that the entire American vehicle fleet changes hands once every 5 years.
Based on these approximations, it is not difficult to see that IF we...
1. adopted diesel or hybrid engine use in the private vehicle fleet at
...we could eliminate America's dependence on foreign oil within a 5 year timeframe...yes, that is a big IF!
How to convert your diesel truck into a vehicle as environmentally friendly as a hybrid...
You can convert your diesel into an environmentally friendly vehicle that does not use foreign oil, without the need for a visit to the dealership. Just by putting Biodiesel in the tank, you can turn a huge diesel powered pick up truck into vehicle that is as environmentally friendly a vehicle as the Toyota Prius Hybrid.
Because Biodiesel is a "Drop In Fuel", no changes are required to the vehicle or the infrastructure we use to fuel the vehicle. The beauty of Biodiesel is that it is an oil import substitute and clean air solution that is available right now, there is no need to wait for the Hydrogen revolution.
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