2009 is going to go down in the history books as the year that diesels finally returned to the US. Volkswagen is going to be one of the first automakers to bring their clean diesels to this side of the Atlantic, but that introduction has been delayed.
The introduction has been delayed from April 2008 to late summer 2008. “This situation is due to a technical issue that was found during the later stages of durability testing,” said VW’s Adrian Hallmark in a memo to Volkswagen dealers. The technical issue is likely due to the high emissions standards that vehicles must abide by in the US.
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