Car sales people may need a new pitch to buyers after this change to government policy. ‘Clean diesel’ is dead.
The Government is reportedly considering a scrappage scheme for diesel cars to improve air quality, reports the Belfast Telegraph.
Drivers should think long and hard before buying a diesel car, the Transport Secretary has said. Chris Grayling suggested motorists should consider buying a low-emission vehicle rather than spending their money on a diesel.
His intervention follows reports the Government is considering a scrappage scheme for diesel cars to improve air quality. The reported scheme would see drivers offered a cash incentive for replacing an old diesel car with a low-emission vehicle.