VW Renewable Diesel Test Finds Same Drivability, Lower Carbon Emissions

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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.

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