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Welcome back I'm Lawrence -- -- -- let's go back to the Chicago Auto Show fox car report Gary gasoline is there Gary where are you standing inside.
Yeah -- you know Chicago Auto Show it.
It's always a -- a big.
And as a result we see a lot of diesel engines come through here over the years particularly -- General Motors but it's been since 1986.
Since we've seen one.
In General Motors car that changes today Gary Altman.
-- chief engineer for the Chevrolet Cruz got here on the cover.
I Gary thanks for giving us this opportunity.
We're proud to reveal today the 2014.
Chevy cruise to leader.
Clean Turbo diesel that's -- look at this thing okay.
Very popular car the crews here in the United States -- so a lot of these but this is your first step back into the diesel passenger car market.
In the US -- -- now the time to do.
It's absolutely the correct time we're seeing -- growth in the market for the diesel compact cars are coming back strong.
And we feel was the excellent blend of technology.
Performance and efficiency it's a right time to bring it back get a close -- look here at the engine.
Itself now of course you've been selling in building diesels.
In Europe all of these years diesel cars it's one of the more popular fewer choices over there but what's different about dissension in the ones that you -- over there.
Well it's heritage does come from the diesel in Europe used in some of our European implications but.
To be used in North America we had to focus on several things the first is the emissions.
Are more stringent United States is has developed in the tier two bin five requirements.
-- with that we also have to take -- more extreme environment.
Both temperature extremes high temperature and low temperature.
And then also we have to deal with that altitude -- the United States.
Combine that with the needs for -- diagnostics team comprehend all -- to keep the emissions in line.
We've had to change many things and the -- straight from the objectors rate on down through.
The environmental emission control systems obviously the big advantage of diesels fuel economy what we expect from this.
-- from the diesel right now we're still in testing so everything is extremely preliminary we expect the minimum.
Of 42 mile per gallon highway in probably segment leading range.
Now you this one comes with a six speed automatic transmission you've also -- the Chevy cruise -- go.
Which gets 42 miles -- down with -- -- -- -- gasoline engine.
What's the difference there like why would somebody go with the diesel instead of the gasoline powered -- Well first the 42 mile per gallon eco cars the meaning of transmission this is an automatic transmission car.
But this -- you.
Plus the efficiency.
In most of diesel customers understand that they understand the -- Balance in response and that's the kind of thing we want to -- this car performance and efficiency.
Bolts away it's been pretty successful selling diesel jet is here in their smaller cars that is very much a part of their brand though it's been a long time since this is that a part.
But the Chevrolet brand how do you get your customers idea that this part of Chevrolet in the United States.
-- we're gonna start with first.
Probably the enthusiasts they're gonna be drawn into the -- room.
And then at that point we were going to educate the customer along lines of torque and performance and then also the -- efficiency.
It's the Obama press on this with a -- stores later this here right now it's priced around 26000.
I think 25695.
Including destination charge.
Gary Altman chief engineer of the -- -- with the new Chevrolet Cruz diesel -- seen here for the first time Lauren.
Lot of choices down small cars you don't have to just by little gasoline powered by diesel car here it's -- that stumbling -- you get from a big pickup truck.
Thank you so much scaring glad he showed us that car because -- haven't talked about that all day.
-- go on sale here and US from GM in 27 years there and I'm Lawrence.
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