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Volkswagen Introduces 1.0-Litre Petrol Engine In India

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Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the automaker had "a magnificent year" in 2017 and is focused on tending to worries about diesel contamination. Mueller referred to the organization's endeavors to lessen diesel discharges and recuperate from its 2015 diesel outflows outrage. He said 160,000 more established diesels had been removed the street through exchange motivating forces, and chose to refresh programming on 4 million autos to diminish outflows.

Volkswagen introduces 1.0-litre petrol engine in India

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He said Tuesday the organization would be "a piece of the arrangement" in figuring out how to address the debate over the diesel issue. Naturalists are squeezing for bans on more established diesel in German urban areas with high contamination levels. Mueller, talking at the organization's yearly news gathering in Berlin, gave a playful view after a year ago record offers of 10.7 million vehicles.

"We are in all-out attack mode and we will remain as such," he said. Mueller said ordinary inward burning motors would assume a part in the organization's push to meet harder European Union breaking points on carbon dioxide emanations by 2021. Be that as it may, he said the organization would contribute 34 billion euros by 2022 on self-governing and electric innovation and on creating computerized transportation administrations.

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In 2015, Volkswagen was discovered gear autos to undermine U.S. diesel emanations tests and paid in excess of 20 billion euros in fines and lawful settlements.Volkswagen has replaced the existing 1.2-litre petrol motor powering the Polo with a 1.0-litre MPI petrol engine. The new 999cc naturally-aspirated, three-cylinder engine is new to our market. It propels 76hp at 6200rpm and 95Nm at 3000-4300 rpm and is mated to a five-speed manual transmission. For reference, the older 1.2-litre engine made 75hp at 5400rpm but a stronger torque of 110Nm at 3750rpm. The new engine is 18 kilograms lighter and the fuel economy is improved to 18.78kpl compared to 16.47kpl of the previous engine. The new engine is also understood to be BSVI compliant.

As per the company, the 1.0 MPI will further replace the 1.2 MPI across the product lineup, suggesting it will be offered on the Ameo compact sedan. The carmaker has made no alteration in the price of the Polo. The Polo 1.0 MPI range starts at Rs 5.41 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the Trendline variant. The mid-spec Polo Comfortline comes in at Rs 6.1 lakh, the Highline costs Rs 7.01 lakh, while the range-topping Highline Plus continues to be priced at Rs 7.24 lakh.

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