Despite impending surcharges on diesel cars expected to be announced in the near future, diesel was still in greater demand than petrol.…
May 05, 2017 | Autocar (United Kingdom)
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) boss Ralf Speth has launched a fierce defence of diesel cars and attacked the demonisation of modern diesel engines, which he believes to be incorrect.
Speth told Autocar that his company would be doing more to promote modern diesel technology, and said that its continued adoption would be crucial if the industry was to meet the every stricter emissions legislation imposed upon it.
“The latest diesel technology is really such a step in emissions, performance, particulates; it’s better for the environment when compared to [an equivalent] petrol. Diesel has to – needs to – have a future.”