BMW and Toyota to Share Diesel and Hybrid Technology

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In the world of clean engines, there are two sides: the petrol hybrids and the diesels, with the two constantly fighting for the public’s attention. However, it seems that the white flag could be near, as BMW and Toyota plan to share these technologies.
Multiple media reports in Japan (we must thank The Detroit News for the scoop) state that BMW and Toyota are planning to reach an agreement that will see the German carmaker offer Toyota its diesel engines in exchange for the latter’s hybrid tech.

Such a move would bring benefits for both sides, as it would allow BMW to significantly reduce costs for developing hybrids, while it would also help Toyota gain a larger market share in Europe, where diesel engines grab an important share of the market.
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