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Electric cars can't cut UK carbon emissions while only the wealthy can afford to own one

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Re: Diesel

There were big concerns about the emissions (not CO2 necessarily) from diesel and then VW and others were found to be cheating tests which showed the emissions were much higher than thought, then the government (in the UK) decided that diesels were bad an rumours about scrappage, taxing them out of existence or much higher increases on diesel at the pump made them seem a very unwise purchase as resales could be hit massively.

It all led to the decline of the diesel.

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