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среда, 18 января 2017 г.
BMW is going to build model year 2017 diesel cars for the US?
BMW is starting to produce model year 2017 diesel-powered vehicles earmarked for the US. Oil-burning variants of BMW’s 3 Series sedan and wagon as well as diesel versions of its X3 and X5 SUVs may soon hit these shores. Diesel models such as the 328d Sedan, 328d Sports Wagon, X3 xDrive28d, and X5xDrive35d will start production “shortly.”
Last July the EPA said it would delay BMW diesel sales in the US because US regulators were taking longer than expected to certify the vehicles.BMW confirmed that certification for the 2017 model year 328d Sedan,328d Sports Wagon, X3 xDrive28d, and X5 xDrive35d had been held off. By sending diesel vehicles to the US, Bimmer would be jumping back into the domestiс diesel market as Volkswagen continues to sort out the mess caused by its diesel-emissions scandal, in which the automaker was found to have installed software that programs the cars to emit artificially low amounts of emissions while they’re being tested. Read more