Diesel-powered light vehicles will continue to grow in Europe but remain only a small part of the North American market, says Allied Business Intelligence, a technology research firm. Blamed for the relatively low penetration in North America are the upcoming U.S. Tier 2 emissions standards, which are stricter than Europe’s EURO 4 standards, says Dan Benjamin, an ABI analyst. “American buyers won’t be able to utilize most breakthrough diesel engine technologies developed by auto makers ...

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