Some 48.1% of Australian adult drivers say they seriously would consider buying a new diesel vehicle. Pollster Roy Morgan Research says while consideration of diesel propulsion is down slightly from its peak of 50% a year ago, it remains ahead of hybrid-electric (45.6%) and liquefied petroleum gas (30.3%). Interest in hybrids has declined steadily in Australia since peaking above 60% in mid-2008 as diesel has risen over the same period. Consideration rates for both fuels flattened in ...

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