What is the future of diesel vehicles?

  • 2 Answers
  • C.V. Raman, Senior Executive Director (Engineering) Maruti Suzuki India
    answered 3 months ago in Livemint
  • For Maruti Suzuki in the future, CNG vehicles are likely to make up for the space vacated by small diesel engine cars
  • RC Bhargava, Chairman Maruti Suzuki
    answered 3 months ago in CNBC interview
  • Diesel vehicles have both pluses and minuses and we are not quite sure how the customer will behave. BS VI diesel vehicle is a clean vehicle but the cost goes up significantly. A petrol hybrid costs as much as a diesel BS VI and gives roughly the same fuel efficiency. So, what will the customer prefer? May be both can be done but diesel will have to be not in the 1.3 litre, it will have to be a bigger engine.

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