The Engine that Powers the World – Diesel

The surprising story of the hidden powerhouse behind the globalised world – the Diesel engine, a 19th-century invention that has become indispensable to the 21st century. It’s a turtle versus hare tale in which the Diesel engine races the petrol engine in a competition to replace ageing steam technology – a race eventually won hands down by Diesel.

[59:08] – You’d think they’d come up with a better thumbnail pic. Pfft!

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