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02 Aug 2017

One out of three would still buy a diesel in Germany - poll


Diesel remains an option for about one out of three drivers in Germany, according to a poll by statistics service statista. Petrol cars were preferred by the largest share of respondents, topping the list with 71 percent, followed by hybrids with 41 percent and diesel with 35 percent. Only 25 percent of the respondents said they could imagine buying an electric car.

One out of three Germans would still buy a diesel. Source - statista 2017.

Find the article with the Graph in German here.

For background, read the CLEW article Why the German diesel summit matters for climate and energy, the factsheet The debate over an end to combustion engines in Germany and the timeline of Germany's car emissions fraud scandal.

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