TOKYO – European auto makers and suppliers have not surrendered the carbon dioxide (CO2) battle between diesel and hybrid-electric powertrains in Japan. Prominent diesel displays at the Tokyo Motor Show this month from Robert Bosch GmbH, Mercedes-Benz and PSA Peugeot Citroen all attempt to open Japanese eyes to the European solution for reducing C02 emissions. Barely 1% of cars in Japan are diesel-powered, according to Denso Corp., which supplies diesel common-rail fuel-injection systems ...

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