Did cars from the 1920s run off gasoline(petrol) or diesel?

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  • JetDoc
    Lv 7
    2 years ago
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    In the 1920's, automobile engines were mostly gasoline powered, although there WERE a few steam and electric vehicles too. Diesel engines were used mostly for industrial purposes.

  • 2 years ago

    Production diesel car history started in the '30s, I believe Citroen were the first.

  • Jay P
    Lv 7
    2 years ago

    The first diesel passenger car was not introduced until 1936. It was the Mercedes 260D

  • John R
    Lv 7
    2 years ago

    Gasoline.

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  • 2 years ago

    1920's cars ran on gasoline. Diesel engines weren't used in cars until the 1930's.

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