The Chevy Cruze clean diesel engine

Mike Siegrist, Assistant Chief Engineer, General Motors Powertrains, took time to talk to about General Motors new Chevy Cruze clean diesel engine.

What did General Motors have to modify on this European engine for the American market?

Is this a General Motors engine, or was it purchased from another company?

Volkswagen’s diesel engine is the most comparable, in compression ratios, to Chevy’s Cruze clean diesel engine. How does it differ?

What is VNT?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.