In today’s freighting business, sturdy heavy duty trucks are staple equipment. Such trucks are designed to haul massive freight to service the world’s industries. To provide these mighty vehicles with the necessary horsepower, they are fitted with a pioneering piece of machinery — the ever-reliable diesel engine.
Introduced by the German inventor Rudolf Diesel in 1878 two years after the gasoline engine’s debut, diesel engines are built differently from their gas counterparts. This makes diesel engine upkeep a more specific endeavor, and a very important one at that. An article on CarsDirect.com notes.