• Bloomberg


Mercedes-Benz will continue to promote diesel cars in Japan despite the negative impression that Volkswagen AG has cast on the fuel technology with its emissions-cheating scandal.

Mercedes is aiming to double the proportion of diesel-powered cars it sells in Japan to 10 percent this year, Kintaro Ueno, head of Mercedes-Benz in Japan, told reporters in Tokyo.

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