The economic crisis has claimed a lot of new vehicle and engine programs, and as cash-strapped auto makers have stripped down their near-term future product offerings to bare bones, a spate of highly anticipated U.S. light-duty diesel programs have been postponed or shelved indefinitely. General Motors Corp. and Kia Motors Corp. are the most recent to back away from planned light-duty diesel introductions in light trucks, but in the past six months, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. ...

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