The PSA Group
sells a variety of diesel automobile
engines with the HDi
(high-pressure direct injection) designation. Earlier versions were exclusive to Peugeot
. In 1998, PSA agreed to form a joint venture
with Ford Motor Company
regarding production of new diesel engines. That partnership makes identical engines available in a variety of car models and marques. The engines are produced in production plants in the cities of Trémery
in France and Dagenham
in England as well as at Volvo Engine Plant in Skövde Sweden, as part of the agreement with Ford Motor Company.
One half of the group's production of car is fitted with a HDi diesel engine, totalling to approximately 1.8 million vehicles per year (2007).
As a result of a cooperation between BMW Group
and PSA, the MINI
One D and the MINI Cooper D are also fitted with PSA-made HDi engines.
The 1.4 L (1,398 cc) Diesel is part of the PSA/Ford DLD family
and is properly called the DLD-414.
The 1.6 L (1,560 cc) Diesel is part of the PSA/Ford DLD family
and is properly called the DLD-416. The 107 bhp version of this engine can be ordered with an unprecedented variety of car models representing either side of the motoring spectrum, ranging from the MINI Cooper
D to the Volvo S80
1.6D DRIVe. In Peugeot and Citroen cars there are 90 PS and 110 PS versions available, the... Read More