The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at the future of diesel. Some believe the diesel engine’s time is coming to an end.
“Diesel is dead,” a senior executive at a major European Tier 1 supplier told Automotive News Europe for our cover story. Auto executives told us that the steady stream of bad news is damaging diesel sales.
Ultimately, however, the European car industry cannot back away from diesels, which are crucial to reaching the EU’s fleet emissions target for CO2.
We look at the wide-reaching challenges facing automakers as they decide on whether diesel has a future at their companies.
Peugeot had record global sales last year helped by its 7 percent gain in Europe. The man leading the way is Jean-Philippe Imparato. He tells us how he plans to maintain Peugeot’s momentum despite challenges such as slumping diesel sales in Europe.