India Maruti to develop diesel car engines by 2006


BANGALORE, March 23 (Reuters) - Maruti Udyog Ltd. , India's largest car maker, will develop its diesel engine by the end of 2006, a top company official said on Wednesday. "The diesel project should be completed by the end of next year," Jagdish Khattar, managing director, told a news conference at the launch of a driving school. Maruti, which is 54.2 percent-owned by Suzuki Motor Corp. , will develop the engines using a license the Japanese firm has from Italy's Fiat SpA .

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