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Motor Head: Forget grandiose statements, let’s take small steps

Hamburg’s new measure at first looks drastic and a shot across the bow of diesel power, but in fact it’s nothing of the sort

27th May, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, a new diesel ban comes into force in Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city. On reading that line alone, there’s no doubt that motorists here in Ireland will continue to worry about the future of diesel power and whether they should be rapidly making a switch. And therein lies the issue with the current focus on pollution caused by diesel vehicles. This new ban is actually restricted to two specific areas of...

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