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WESTERN EUROPE - Record 1st quarter diesel share
Europe’s diesel car market – still hot after all these years
Published: Thu, 03 May 2012 18:12:56 GMT
 

Popularity of frugal diesel cars is still rising, hits 55.3% - highest ever 1st quarter level - With Europe’s vulnerable economies gripped once more by a downturn, and fuel-pump prices soaring into record orbit, fuel-sipping diesel cars are suddenly getting a lot more attention from fuel-economy conscious consumers, while pricey hybrids appear to be going nowhere in particular
 

55.3%
West European diesel share in Q1


With recession wary Europeans now looking at all aspects of their much tighter household budgets, the fact that today’s diesel cars are up to a third more fuel efficient than their petrol-powered equivalents has certainly turned into a major selling point to Europe’s otherwise shrinking number of willing new car buyers ...more

Diesel pump German 2012

Diesel pumps are most popular in Western Europe


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WEST EUROPEAN NEW DIESEL car sales by COUNTRY:
3-MONths 2012 v 3-MONths 2011
 

 

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