Cars Our car week in review: how far will diesel sales fall?

14:27  12 july  2018
14:27  12 july  2018 Source:   motoringresearch.com

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Car News. With diesel sales figures falling ever further down, some market experts are suggesting that the fuel could account for just 5% of all new cars sold by 2030. We won!! As the reality is starting to dawn, now take a look at how the two countries square up when it comes to cars .

So far this year, its sales are up 9.4 percent — more than any other nonluxury auto brand, according to the research firm Autodata. Diesel cars have been a bigger part of the company’s product mix in Europe than in United States, handicapping a worldwide recovery. sunday review . taking note.

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With dieselgate approaching almost three years since the story first broke, the lingering effects of the damage done to the reputation of diesel continues. The latest figures from the SMMT show that diesel sales are still falling, and that this is dragging the overall car market downwards. Increases in sales of petrol and alternative fuel vehicles is seemingly not enough to compensate the downturn.

Perhaps we should not be too surprised. The past three years have seen multiple mixed messages from both the government, and a mainstream media which has demonised diesel. Only now are we starting to see statements from government acknowledging the importance diesel still plays, and that when bought sensibly can still be of benefit to British motorists.

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Move by Emmanuel Macron’s government comes a day after Volvo said it would only make fully electric or hybrid cars from 2019.

But sales of diesel cars fell by 23.5% to 28,317 last month, reducing their share of the market to 35% from Britain’s car industry body expects demand for new cars to fall by a further 5% to 7% this year before “ Our own research found that 82% of fleet owners believe it is important to move towards

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Not all manufacturers have given up on diesel, but whether buyers can be persuaded to keep choosing diesel cars remains to be seen. Further clarity from policymakers is needed to ensure those that do pick diesel will not lose out in the near future.

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With diesel sales figures falling ever further down, some market experts are suggesting that the fuel could account for just 5% of all new cars sold by 2030. 

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Sales are falling . Older cars are facing bans. Next week ’s budget could see taxes slapped on. The mayors of Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City announced plans in December to take diesel cars and vans off their roads by 2025, and it’s assumed London won’t be far behind.

So it is unclear to what extent the new pledge will further boost Britain’s ability to achieve air quality requirements. “The government cannot shy away any longer from the issue of diesel cars clogging up and polluting our cities, and must now provide real solutions, not just gimmicks.

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  • Hyundai has launched a new ‘clean diesel’ version of the Kona crossover.
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Diesel car sales fell by 37% this March compared with March 2017, according to the latest figures from the industry body the Society of Motor 1. How big is the diesel downturn? According to the SMMT, 153,594 new diesel cars were registered in March 2018, down from 244,593 a year before.

Diesel car sales fell by 37% this March compared with March 2017, according to the latest figures from the industry body the Society of Motor 1. How big is the diesel downturn? According to the SMMT, 153,594 new diesel cars were registered in March 2018, down from 244,593 a year before.

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