Despite impending surcharges on diesel cars expected to be announced in the near future, diesel was still in greater demand than petrol.…
May 10, 2017 | Green Car Reports
The fallout from the Volkswagen diesel scandal has cost the fuel plenty of not-so-great headlines, but the idea that diesel will soon die off entirely for passenger vehicles simply isn't true.
A report in The Car Connection compiled the proof to show diesel is far from its deathbed. There remain more diesel vehicles on sale today than there have been in recent years.
The likely resurgence of diesel can be credited to automakers sorting out how to meet upcoming Corporate Average Fuel Economy requirements, which call for an average of 54.5 mpg from new cars and trucks (or about 38 mpg on window stickers).