SAN DIEGO – The new Saab 9-2X sports car only will be available in North America because it lacks the diesel powertrain it needs for the model to sell in Europe, says Saab Automobile President and CEO Peter Augustsson. Saab 9-2X In Europe, 80% of Saab's sales are powered by diesels, he says at a press preview here for the 9-2X that goes on sale next month. To that end, the next-generation of the vehicle will have a diesel and even right-hand drive for markets requiring that system. ...
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