Not too long ago, Hyundai didn't compete directly with anything coming out of Germany (or perhaps that's the other way around). Now Hyundai is determined not to let up on its recently-made foes. Today it unveiled the R-Engine, a new diesel in two capacities that the company says "can comfortably beat the power outputs of all German and French competitors." So there.
While the headline
for this J.D. Power survey highlights
the significant rise in global demand for diesel engines in light-duty vehicles, the article points out that the
increase will be seen outside of Western Europe, which has been the driver for growth of diesel vehicle demand in the
last 10 years. The diesel share for the U.S. is expected to grow significantly, while other countries like Japan are
still skeptical about oil burners. Even though Japan remains hesitant, Toyota is predicted to b