TOYOTA MOTOR CORP. has more plans to increase its diesel engine penetration in Europe, where diesel demand continues to run amok. The company says it will begin assembling 2L turbodiesels at its Deeside, Wales, plant, beginning in 2003. The plant, which currently makes gasoline engines at the rate of around 185,000 annually, will at the time diesel production comes on stream, double capacity to 400,000 units. Forecasts continue to insinuate that Europe-wide diesel penetration rates will ...
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