European carmakers mount defence of diesel after VW emissions scandal

by | October 2, 2015 1:13 am

The European car industry has mounted a strident defence of diesel in the wake of a sprawling scandal at Volkswagen that has thrown the future of the fuel into doubt and shaken the automotive sector. Writing on behalf of regional industry body Acea, Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of Renault­Nissan, warned top EU policymakers against overreacting to…

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