Identify Improvements in Progress

Diesel technology is delivering higher torque and horse power and better fuel efficiency with many new electronic and mechanical components to make the technology more dependable and more effective.

Why is the owner making the changes

The entire truck industry has embraced this and worked to increase capabilities and performance.  There are many examples of this with the Ford Powerstroke, Dodge Cummins and even the Chevy Duramax.

What is the expected impact of the Change

Dependability of diesel trucks and cars is increasing while mileage and Diesel Performance increase in tandom.

Is the improvement on Target or a mis-direction

This improvement is headed in the proper direction. The potential has been there for several decades but has only really taken off in the last half dozen years with the explosion in popularity of trucks combined with the increase in oil prices that drove demand for more fuel efficient vehicles.