28 Sep '11, 7pm

Diesel hybrids soon to be a reality in Europe?

Diesel hybrids soon to be a reality in Europe?

Frost & Sullivan: Diesel Hybridisation a Significant Trend toward Meeting 2020 Targets of 95 gm/km Set by European Commission Diesel Hybrids to Reduce CO2 Fleet Average of Cars in Europe LONDON – 19 September 2011 – Rising consumer awareness of sustainable mobility has prompted automotive OEMs to develop and introduce low-emission vehicles. In 2015, every other car sold in Europe will have CO2 emissions in the range of 101-120 g/km. These cars will not only contribute to a greener environment but will also reduce the CO2 fleet average of cars in the European Union. Diesel hybrids are likely to have a positive impact on the European market and further increase the share of diesel engines in this region. Although the initial costs are higher, diesel hybrids provide higher performance, lower CO2 emissions and better fuel efficiency. Over the last two decades, Diesel engines h...

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