A growing demand for lighter, mobile tactical vehicles and the tightening of the emissions standards are forcing engine
manufacturers to adapt, Elmes said in an interview during the 2002 Eurosatory land-warfare exhibition.
Such alarming statistics linking diesel emissions to adverse health effects motivated environmental agencies worldwide to implement stringent emissions regulations, subsequently forcing engine
makers to redesign diesel engines.
Second, the court's rationale, if allowed to stand, could allow each locality across the country to establish its own separate emissions and purchasing requirements, forcing engine
manufacturers to build engines in compliance with a chaotic patchwork of multiple standards.