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Welcome back I'm Lawrence -- let's go back to the Chicago Auto Show fox -- reports Gary gasoline is there Gary -- standing inside.
Yeah -- you know Chicago Auto Show it.
It's always a bear a big.
And as a result would -- 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 -- that changes today Gary Altman.
The chief engineer for the Chevrolet -- got here on the cover.
I Gary thanks -- had given us this opportunity.
We're proud to revealed today that 2014.
Chevy cruise to leader.
Clean Turbo diesel that's gonna look at this thing okay.
Very popular car the crews here in the United States -- sell 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 with be.
Excellent blend of technology.
Performance and efficiency it's -- right -- to bring it back to close up look here at the engine.
Itself -- of course you've been selling in building diesels.
In Europe all of these years diesel cars it's one of the more popular -- choices over there but what's different about dissension in the ones that you build over there.
Well its heritage does come from the diesel in Europe used in some of our European implications but.
To be used in North America we -- to focus on several things the first is the emissions.
Are more stringent United States 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 -- -- 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 -- this one comes with a six speed automatic transmission you've also -- the Chevy cruise each go.
Which gets 42 miles -- down with -- -- -- -- gasoline engine.
What's the difference -- like why would somebody go with the diesel instead of that gasoline powered here.
Wolf first the 42 mile per gallon eco car -- of transmission this is an automatic transmission car.
But this offer issue.
Plus the efficiency.
In most of diesel customers understand that the understand the -- Balance in response and that's the kind of thing we want to offer at this -- performance and efficiency.
Books way 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.
Of the Chevrolet brand how do you get your customers -- -- -- this part of Chevrolet in the United States.
Well we're gonna start with the first.
Probably the enthusiasts they're gonna be drawn into the show room.
And then at that point we were going to educate the customer along lines of torque and performance and then also -- -- efficiency.
-- the Obama press on this with a -- stores later this year right now it's priced around 26000.
I think 25695.
Including destination charge.
Gary Altman chief engineer of the -- crews with the new Chevrolet Cruz diesel were seen here for the first time Lauren.
Lot of choices down small cars you don't have to just -- little canceling -- bio diesel car here it's and that stumbling -- you get from a big pickup truck.
Thank you so much -- glad you showed us that car because at the -- about that all day.
First female on sale here in the US from GM and 27 years -- and I'm Lawrence.
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