News Digest Item
19 Jul 2017

“Porsche may ditch diesel engines – CEO”


Porsche may give up diesel engines by the end of the decade, Reuters reports. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume said “we have not made a decision on it,” adding the company was “of course” looking into this issue following the emissions cheating scandal that implicated the luxury brand as well as its parent company Volkswagen, the article says. Reuters says Porsche is the first German carmaker to publicly contemplate ending the use of diesel engines.

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For background see the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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