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1. Diesel
The diesel engine has been used throughout the history of transportation, but its use in off-road vehicles like motor homes, campers, and trucks began in the 1960s. By the early 1980s, many people were abandoning their gasoline engines in favor of diesels for reasons including increased fuel efficiency, improved performance, and lower emissions. In fact, by 1997, over half of all 4WD vehicles sold in America were powered by diesel.
2. Gasoline
Gasoline is similar to diesel except that it contains a higher percentage of volatile hydrocarbons than diesel does. These hydrocarbon compounds are what give gasolines their characteristic smell. Because of this, they are sometimes referred to as smelling oils. Gasoline is the primary fuel in cars, boats, motorcycles, lawn mowers, and other small internal combustion machines.
3. Propane
Propane is a naturally occurring gaseous chemical compound comprised of three carbon atoms bonded together in a chain like manner. This means that propane can easily bond to other molecules, making it useful in cooking stoves, heat pumps, grills, and some refrigerators.
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