Reply to post: Re: Diesel

VW's Scirocco diesel: A sheep in Wolfsburg’s clothing

Dr_N Silver badge

Re: Diesel

"It's got the most energy of all fuels. Hence its efficiency and lower CO2 output."

You've missed the point, AC#1.

DERV use may result in lower CO2 emissions, but all the other nasty pollutants have increased as a result and people are now realising that choking themselves may not be the best course of action.

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"In France Diesel is a lot cheaper than petrol. So can you really see the French government lowering the cost of petrol?"

Why would you think they'd reduce tax on petrol use, AC#2 ?!

DERV prices have been rising steadily over the last 5 years in France as gouv.fr has been been putting more on gazole, not decreasing tax on essence.

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