Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT. While alternative fuels and drivetrains are available, diesel was currently the only practical fuel for trucks and most vans, said SMMT CEO Mike Hawes. “There are 4.4 million CVs on the road and 99% are powered […]
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