CHICAGO – It has had the segment virtually to itself in the U.S., but this year Volkswagen sees some competition in the form of diesel cars from Chevrolet and Mazda. However, the upcoming Chevy Cruze and Mazda6 diesels aren’t keeping VW’s Rainer Michel up at night. Rather, he welcomes the awareness greater availability of the technology in the U.S. will bring. “I feel happy that now others are sort of joining the club (because) I believe there’s customers ...

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