News Digest Item
22 May 2017

“Daimler still plans many years of diesel ahead”

Manager magazin / dpa

Carmaker Daimler plans to develop a new generation of diesel engines regardless of pending driving bans in many German cities, according to a report by news agency dpa carried by manager magazine. “From today’s point of view, there is no reason to say there will not be a next generation for this diesel family,” said Ola Källenius, head of Daimler research and development. Swedish carmaker Volvo recently announced it would end its development of new diesel engines.

Read the article in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers and the factsheet Reluctant Daimler plans “radical” push into new mobility world

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