PARIS — There's no doubt. Europe loves its diesels. Fed by government fuel-pricing policies, the once-despised oil burner now has 25% of new car sales in Germany, easily Europe's largest market. In Italy, it's 33%, France 45%, and Austria — a world record 55%. The diesel's share across Europe is nudging 30%. It's clear that automakers must have a range of diesel engines to be competitive in Europe. Diesels now are showing up in virtually every segment from the luxury sedan to the tiny ...

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