Report: Mazda’s diesels delayed for the US

Volkswagen’s Dieselgate has all auto manufacturers on their toes regarding diesel offerings, to make sure they don’t end up in the same boat as Volkswagen.

That said, the effect of heightened scrutiny towards diesels has Mazda delaying their offerings once again in the United States. A few years back, Mazda promised to introduce their new SKYACTIV-D diesel engine for the Mazda6, but due to increasingly stringent emissions requirements and unlikely chances of meeting customer expectations, Mazda was forced to delay their offerings several times for revisions.

According to¬†AutomotiveNews, who sat with Mazda’s Kiyoshi Fujiwara, the Dieselgate scandal with Volkswagen has Mazda double checking their steps before launching the diesel motor for the US market.

Despite the setbacks, Mazda is still keen about introducing diesel passenger cars in the US, but a time frame is not known due to the need to thoroughly develop the engine properly.

– By: Chris Chin

Source: AutomotiveNews


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  • issabendeck1

    i say BULLLL shit the jewish in the US who regulate everything that comes in and out of the united states AND IN THE WORLD they put the rules to their own convenience and interests and for now the only car or should i say truck small or meddium size with medium size diesel engine that is abailable in nort america is the new chevy colorado turbo diesel 2.8 liter and 197 hp which i thinck its a good diesel truck , now i would say its a good way to help GM to bring back up their low economy what do you think?

  • issabendeck1

    well they borrowed millions to GM . so they put laws that strongly regulate the emisions crap