Diesel is fast losing favour in the UK

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The British Supreme Court recently ordered the UK Government to take steps to tackle air pollution, including phasing out diesel. Professor Martin Williams, ERG, explained that diesel was encouraged by the previous Labour government. ‘Diesel was seen as a good thing because it produces less CO2, so we gave people incentives to buy diesel cars,’ he said.
Period17 Dec 2015
Held atHindustan Times, India