With all the talk of “dirty diesels” in the media, and the publication of the UK Government’s consultation on improving air quality last week,  Jaguar Land Rover have responded with this statement.

“Our latest Eu6 diesel engines are among the cleanest in the world. Highly efficient diesel particulate filters now capture 99.9% of all particles, and we are making further emissions improvements with every new model year vehicle.

“Pollutant emission levels for new diesels are comparable to the equivalent petrol engines, but with CO2 emissions that are around 20% lower. Our customers demand greater fuel economy all the time, and new diesels deliver that.

“Customers can be reassured that Jaguar Land Rover is continuing to invest in cleaner technology, with £1bn invested at our Engine Manufacturing Centre near Wolverhampton, as well as a major hybrid and electrification programme.

“Older car engines are just one potential source of urban air pollutants, and we’d be keen to see the strategy tackling air quality across a range of pollution sources including heating, public transport and shipping.”

Said Jeremy Hicks, Jaguar Land Rover UK Managing Director.
I thought it was quite interesting…….hence why I have posted it onto my blog.

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