"We will not develop new diesel technology for passenger cars, we'll continue to focus on hybrid" vehicles, said Johan van Zyl, president of Toyota Motor Europe.
According to the 2017 numbers from the company, sales of the diesel cars in Europe have fallen to mid-10%, while those of the hybrid cars have gone up to 41% in just 2 years, with a year-on-year growth of 38%.
Toyota will continue to offer diesel engines for its Land Cruiser 4x4 as well as for commercial vehicles such as the Hilux and Proace.
The Japanese company is the world's third largest auto manufacturer but it has always struggled to match that impact in Europe. "Once the knowledge that diesels are eco-friendly firms up in people's minds, then, for me, there's no reason not to buy one".
Toyota's C-HR model was launched in late 2016 without a diesel, but with a popular hybrid accounting for 78 per of sales.
For several years, HEV versions have been the dominant powertrain where offered.
"Built on the new TNGA platform (also underpinning the C-HR crossover and a variety of other future Toyota models), the 2019 Auris is 40 mm (1.6") longer than the outgoing generation, with all of them going into the vehicle's wheelbase.
The CEO of German automaker Volkswagen says businesses like his need clarity about new trade measures announced by the Trump administration before they can decide what to do. Volkswagen chief Matthias Mueller is convinced that diesel will "experience a revival", but that may be optimistic - it has a bad rap in Europe, and EVs may kill it off even if there is a resurgence.
The J&K Government felicitated the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for BJP's impressive performance in three north-eastern states. It all started previous year as BJP wrested power from Congress bastions - Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.
On February 24, the United Nations Security Council voted in favour of a 30-day truce, which was violated only hours later. The government's campaign to regain control over Eastern Ghouta intensified on February 18.
Shubhankar, who was born five years after Mickelson turned pro, has been enjoying himself in the company of superstars. He's 21 going on 31 with a calm mind that has transcended the brightest lights of a World Golf Championship.
Ivanka played a key role in the $360 million project, which was backed by the Canadian-based development company Holborn Group. She was not present at the opening, having gone on leave from the Trump Organization when her father was about to take office.
Wilson keeps better balance and is more compact through the zone, so while they both struck out, Russ gets the edge. In his last 15 games with Asheville in 2011, Wilson hit.302, had five extra-base hits and nine RBIs.
Tirumurti said both Modi and King Abdullah welcomed the signing of the MoU on defence cooperation folloiwng Thursday's meeting. He said faith inspires countries like India and Jordan where different religious and ethnic groups have lived together.
Most of the England batsmen reached double figures but they were unable to dominate with captain Eoin Morgan top scoring with 48. Credit to England , they had to assess and get a good total at the halfway stage", he said at the post-match presentation.
Terry Bryant pictured with Beyonce in 2009. "Fran and Oscar are happily reunited and are enjoying an In-N-Out burger together". The actress called on all the female winners and nominees to stand with her as she claimed the prize for her role.
Smith has a long history of off-field incidents that have derailed his National Football League career, and his life. Smith, 28, the seventh overall pick in the 2011 draft by San Francicso, was named first-team All-Pro in 2012.
While Infantino did use the speech to tell Iran "much more can be done", that was in reference to the awarding of television rights.
Bears place transition tag on Fuller
Bears general manager Ryan Pace expressed interest in retaining Fuller at last week's National Football League scouting combine. He collected three interceptions and two forced fumbles in his first three games of his rookie season.
Putin shows new Russian nuclear weapons
It is reminiscent of United States work in the 1960s on a similar weapon, dubbed "The Big Stick", but ultimately scrapped. Hayden said that there isn't any logic to explain Trump not talking about Putin like he does about other world leaders.
Most Uber, Lyft drivers paid under minimum wage
Drivers are able to use the IRS standard mileage rate deduction to write off some of the costs of using a vehicle for business. In April of previous year , The Information reported Uber was only retaining about 4% of drivers annually.
Mike Zimmer hopes Teddy Bridgewater's career is with him
The 30-year-old quarterback , whom Minnesota had on the books for $18 million in 2017, played in six quarters last season. No one in the National Football League has a more interesting quarterback decision this offseason than the Vikings .
Eight Turkish soldiers killed in Syria clashes
The Syrian government deployed fighters to the enclave a month later after the Kurds called for help. Pro-government fighters are present on several fronts in the enclave, according to the Kurds.
FedEx Sticks With NRA, Bucks Corporate Trend
Others felt the pressure on FedEx and threat of boycott and payback is misguided energy that won't solve gun safety . I haven't done business with either of those companies since, well, Monday.
'Pari' my wife's best work ever: Virat Kohli lauds Anushka
These screamer videos have actually turned out to be the best promotional technique and built the curiosity about the film. On the style front, Anushka chose to merely graze upon the promotions for Pari with her go-to stylist, Allia Al Rufai.
Battleground Northeast: Counting of votes in 3 states tomorrow
They, however, have indicated a hung assembly in Congress-ruled Meghalaya , which often gives a fractured mandate in elections. Balloting in the Charilam (reserved for the tribals) has been deferred to March 12 after the death of a CPI-M candidate.
Jaguar I-Pace revealed in production form
The infotainment system in modern and easy to use, while a navigation system that takes topography and driving style into account. Jaguar Australia has confirmed the I-Pace is on sale in Australia now, with prices starting from $119,000 (excluding on-roads).