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Honda exits diesel cars in Europe in shift to electrics by 2025

Automaker joins exodus sparked by Volkswagen scandal

Honda will phase out diesel versions of the HR-V crossover vehicle in Europe by 2021.   © Honda Motor

TOKYO -- Honda Motor will stop selling diesel vehicles in Europe by 2021, becoming the latest global automaker to end development of the engine in favor of electrified cars, Nikkei has learned.

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