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Singapore Taxis

Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 12 Mar 2005 1:08 am

I've learned that all Singapore taxis are diesel powered. What is amazing about this is that they don't stink like a typical diesel truck and they don't emit smoke and black soot, the particulate matter.

Anybody know why that is?


Singapore Taxis

Postby Guest » Sat, 12 Mar 2005 10:47 pm

The taxis are diesel. Modern diesel engines when mantained properly, shouldn't do any of those things you have suggested. They are also run 18-24 hours daily, keeping operating temperature where they should be, thus maximising fuel combustion. Smelly and smoky diesel engines are eeither cold or poorly taken care of. Only guessing here, but I woould think that Singapore emisssions control are pretty strict.

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