WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ – BMW AG already produces an award-winning 6-cyl. diesel engine and now promises for the U.S. market a 4-cyl. diesel with performance to rival the auto maker’s heralded 3.0L turbocharged inline 6-cyl. gasoline engine. Jim O'Donnell, president of BMW of North America LLC, tells Ward’s the auto maker is evaluating a small diesel for the U.S., but declines to discuss a timeframe for introduction. “I think the 4-cyl. technology is advancing so much now, we see it as an ...

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