PHOENIX – Counter to some of its European premium-car competitors, Volvo Cars of North America is in no particular hurry to offer diesel power for its North American products, says president and CEO Victor Doolan. Doolan, who the company announced last week will retire in March, tells Ward’s at the international media launch for the XC90 V8 here that despite surging interest in diesel for the U.S. market – and a burgeoning U.S. lineup of diesel-powered vehicles from European rivals ...
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