U.S. Light-Vehicle Diesel Offerings to Double This Year, Bosch Exec Says

by Herb Shuldiner
January 31, 2012

WASHINGTON ‚Äì Auto makers are rolling out 22 additional diesel-powered light vehicles in the U.S. market this year, bringing the total to 42, says Andreas Sambel, director-diesel marketing for Bosch Automotive…

What’s new is that diesel fuel economy may be enhanced by the use of stop/start systems already available in Europe on some models, he says. Diesel hybrid cars also can be an attractive package for car buyers interested in boosting fuel economy.

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