Fiat Auto SpA and its Magneti Marelli SpA parts subsidiary are trying to regain lost ground in Europe's diesel direct-injection market with a new system and a new partner. Magneti Marelli signed an agreement Oct. 26 with Siemens VDO Automotive to develop a new fuel-injection system aimed at production in 2007 that will increase fuel pressure and reduce noise for smaller diesel engines. More than a decade ago when Fiat engineers invented common-rail direct injection for diesels, the ...

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