MUMBAI – Diesel’s high fuel efficiency, combined with its substantially low price here, is prompting India’s utility vehicle (UV) makers to return to diesel engines. Increasing refinement and greater sophistication of new-generation diesel engines not only have made them acceptable but also more desirable (see related story: India’s Utility Vehicle Market Growing). Entry of more players, state-of-the-art spacious luxury models, new comfortable people carriers and attractive financing ...

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