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Maruti sees no logic in developing a BS-VI diesel engine for small cars

The auto major, with no diesel vehicles in its line-up, now aims to expand its CNG products range to bring in additional volumes

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) sees no logic in developing a BS-VI diesel engine for small cars as it does not find any economic viability for such cars with market gradually shifting towards petrol models, a senior company official said.

The auto major, with no diesel vehicles in its line-up, now aims to expand its CNG products range to bring in additional volumes.

"There is absolutely no logic in developing a small diesel engine. It is less than 5 per cent in hatchback segment and has reduced considerably in sedans and entry-level SUV segmentas now economics does

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First Published: Jul 19 2020 | 2:04 PM IST

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