Robert Bosch GmbH releases figures predicting that by 2005, 40% of Europe's gasoline-engine passenger-vehicle market will be accounted for by lean-buring, direct-injection gasoline (DGI) engines. That 40% for DGI, however, will translate to less than 30% of total European passenger-vehicle sales, because diesel engines now account for nearly 30% of Europe-wide passenger-vehicle fitment. European vehicle makers have proposed to voluntarily reduce total fleet fuel consumption to around ...
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