Europe Waiting for Diesel Hybrid Electrics


Gaso­line hybrid electrics have secured niche mar­ket hold in US with steady growth but not in Europe. Small diesels have proven sav­ings pay­back to con­sumers for incre­men­tal cost. Merg­ing diesel with hybrid elec­tric dri­ve­train thought eco­nom­i­cal­ly fea­si­ble by 2010 giv­en max­i­mum fuel econ­o­my ben­e­fit.