HOBOKEN, NJ – The Mercedes-Benz division of Daimler AG is testing U.S. consumer interest in a 4-cyl. diesel engine in preparation for the launch of its next-generation C-Class sedan. Mercedes Benz USA President Ernst Lieb has said the small diesel will bow in the next C-Class due for the ʼ12 model year, and a 4-cyl. gasoline engine also is expected. The addition of smaller engines is part of the auto maker’s efforts to meet strict new U.S. corporate average fuel economy standards of ...

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