Maruti launch may speed India's switch to diesel

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By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, Jan 25 (Reuters) - India's top car maker Maruti Udyog Ltd.'s long-awaited entry into the diesel sector should fill a gap in its line-up and speed up a shift to diesel in the fast-growing market, but risks denting sales of its popular petrol cars. J.D. Power estimates diesel's share of India's passenger vehicle market will grow to 35 percent by 2010 from 30 percent now as new models and advanced technology attract the young and better-off to join the ...

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