Next year begins production of new generation Corolla hatchback model, which will be the first Toyota car equipped with diesel engines from BMW. On European markets, Toyota will enter the competition, with engine capacity of 1.6 to 2.0 liters, which will meet environmental standards Euro 6.
Weaker turbodiesel, the offer will replace the 1.4 D-4D (66 kW), which due to the relatively modest volume has failed to “compete” diesel-powered 1.6-liter. The two-liter BMW turbodiesel engine offered will inherit aggregates 2.0 D-4D (93 kW) and 2.2 D-CAT (130 kW).
The funds saved on developing diesel engines, will allow more intensive development in the field of hybrid and electric drive technology. This technology, Toyota will unveil the BMW, in return for the turbo diesel generators. Recall, the agreement implies medium-and long-term cooperation. Under this program, these companies will work together to development of the lithium-ion batteries. In addition, the BMW Group and Toyota Motor Europe (TME) have signed an agreement, which defines that than 2014. year, BMW supplies Toyota with a diesel engine with 1.6 and 2.0 liters. These engines will be available in several models intended for the European market.
The signing of this contract is part of Toyota’s strategic plan, which will expand the offer economical turbodiesel engine, which has a very low CO2 emissions. BMW will use this project priširiti its turbodiesel engine, which will in the years to make the core product range.