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Fischer-Tropsch Diesel

The Fleet Test and Evaluation team worked with bottled-water distributor Yosemite Waters to determine the impact of Fischer-Tropsch diesel on the emissions and operations of six 2001 International Class 6 trucks.

Also known as a gas-to-liquid fuel, Fischer-Tropsch diesel is created when a gaseous fuel is converted into a liquid and refined to make diesel or gasoline. Interest in this fuel growing due to its ability to reduce emissions and its compatibility with advanced emission control devices.

The results of this study are featured in the following documents, which are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs.