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Nissan is predicting a big swing to petrol power

The split between petrol and diesel could be close to equal by the end of next year

17th December, 2017

A few days ago, Nissan Ireland summoned the country’s motoring journalists together to talk about petrol power and a remarkable trend in its ‘pre-sales’ figures for 2018. While many, this writer included, expected a modest increase in the percentage of Irish new car buyers opting for petrol models in 2018, Nissan’s data suggests that the changeover will be far faster. James McCarthy, chief executive of Nissan Ireland, told The Sunday Business Post: “Our 181 pre-sales...

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