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Triumph to disaster: the rise and fall of diesel

Autocar Logo By Autocar of Autocar | Slide 1 of 87: Now it looks like diesel is approaching the end of the road even in Europe, at least for mainstream passenger cars. These are the highs and lows of diesel, since the first patent was filed almost 130 years ago.

Diesel cars have been popular in Europe for decades – while Asian and American buyers have largely shied away from it.

Now it looks like diesel is approaching the end of the road even in Europe, at least for mainstream passenger cars. These are the highs and lows of diesel, since the first patent was filed almost 130 years ago.

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