Honda Hopes to Bring Diesels to Japan in Addition to the US and Europe Within the Next Few Years

Honda has already announced that the automaker will have a new diesel powered Accord in the US by 2009. Now Honda has announced that they are hoping to be able to launch their low-pollution, fuel-efficient diesel powered vehicles in Japan within the next few years.

If Honda manages to bring their diesel vehicles to market in Japan by 2009 they will be one of the first automakers to launch them there. Nissan is also working on their own diesel lineup.

The new Honda diesel engine emits 20 percent less CO2 than regular gas powered engines and substantially less than the current diesel powered cars.

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