Compact “vagi” will lose the diesel, and it’s not “Disilicate”!

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Compact “vagi” will lose the diesel, and it’s not “Disilicate”!

According to Matthias Rabe, to abandon diesel engines for compact models will lead to a tightening of European environmental standards. To bring small-displacement turbo engine in compliance with Euro-7, the automakers will have to invest a lot of money, which will make diesels are unreasonably expensive.

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Technical Director, Volkswagen stressed that models like Polo and Golf the modernization of the diesels will be economically feasible, however, for a heavy SUV with a large aerodynamic resistance of the motor on “heavy” fuel will remain relevant.

Environmental standards Euro-7 are planning to make it mandatory by 2025, so that at least five years of conveyor life at an economical diesel small car is. Currently, Volkswagen is developing a new lineup of diesel engines with two converters of nitrogen oxides according to the automaker, these units are 80 percent more eco-friendly than conventional engines with “heavy” fuel.

Source: Autocar

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