PARIS – Gasoline-electric hybrids will not take a significant share in Europe, but diesel penetration will continue to grow as Europe enforces tough carbon-dioxide emissions standards, U.K.-based publisher AID predicts in a new study. CO2 emissions are related directly to fuel consumption, and diesels are more efficient than gasoline engines. Diesel cars cost an average 10%-12% more than their gasoline counterparts, but because they use less fuel, there is a payback for consumers who ...
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