Mitsubishi Motors plans to gradually exclude versions with diesel engines from the range “global” models. The Japanese company will be limited to upgrading existing power units and will not invest in the development of a new diesel engine.
By 2021, Mitsubishi released two new passenger models with modified diesels is probably one of them will be the Outlander, the second – Pajero Sport. Motor line the most popular Mitsubishi will be gradually shifted to electric and hybrid propulsion.
It is expected that the longest diesel units linger on the models of commercial range and Mitsubishi SUVs for the North American market. In addition, there are no plans to remove from the range diesel version of the minivan Delica D: 5, which is sold in Japan. In Europe, diesel models are removed from the range of “three diamonds” from 2019.
Development strategy of power plants in different companies are different: partner Mitsubishi Alliance firm Nissan intends to cease production of diesel engines for ten years. Diesel power units has refused Porsche, and Volvo and Toyota are going to gradually reduce the share of cars with “heavy” fuel.
At the same time, Mazda believes in the promise of technology and intends to introduce a new diesel engine in 2020. Continue to work on diesel engines in the Volkswagen: the German manufacturer has patented a new system for purification of exhaust gases, reducing emissions by 80 percent.