Fiat Chrysler is reportedly ditching diesel cars by 2022 - So who is going to still by a new diesel car in the coming year?
Fiat Chrysler has become the latest automaker to turn its back on diesel-powered engines as more of the industry pivots to battery-electric vehicles. According to the Financial Times, the Italian-American carmaker will end production of its diesel passenger vehicles by 2022.
FCA, which manufacturers Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, and Fiat, will unveil its four-year plan to phase out diesel vehicles on June 1st, the Times says.
Other automakers are dropping diesel, too. Porsche has said it will stop the production of cars with diesel engines, and Toyota is trending away from the scandal-tainted fuel source as well.
What this likely means for consumers that in the coming years the resale value of their diesel cars will start to fall...