In order to meet the ever growing demand of more fuel efficient engines, Mitsubishi has decided to start production of its next generation diesel engine one year earlier than originally planned. Their Kyoto Powertrain Plant will now begin production in 2009, and after its European market introduction, the new engine will find its way to the remaining markets. It will meet the new and tricter Euro 5 emission standards. Press release after the jump

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