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Buying a Diesel Car Today Is Selfish and Irresponsible

We all know that pollution, like tobacco, kills! We also know that diesel fuel is extremely dirty. Unfortunately, until a few years ago, the automobile industry had deceived us into believing that diesel was as clean or cleaner than gasoline.
January 24, 2017, 12pm PST | PabloValerio | @pabl0valerio
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When a European is in the market for a new car, diesel is usually the first choice: while the equivalent gasoline model (based on performance and options) is slightly cheaper, the fuel savings over time — especially for people driving long distances — outweigh the price difference.

VW admitted cheating on emissions. Here, an 2012 advert for “Clean Diesel” vehicles in the US.

Buying a new diesel car today is irresponsible. To save a few euros, drivers are increasing pollution in European cities, which damages the health of millions and contributes heavily to CO2 emissions and climate change.....

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Published on Sunday, January 22, 2017 in Cities of the Future
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