Diesel engines aren't selling like they used to. The backlash from the diesel manipulation scandal has customers looking elsewhere. Still, customers are reluctant to buy electric vehicles.
The head of the world's biggest carmaker Volkswagen has issued an unprecedented call to end tax breaks for diesel fuel in Germany, saying the technology must make way for cleaner ways of driving.
Angela Merkel has pledged to unlock millions of euros in emergency funds to help clean up air quality in German cities. Authorities meeting at a "diesel summit" in Berlin are hoping to avoid a ban on diesel vehicles.
British technology firm Dyson has joined the race to develop a battery-powered electric car. The company is investing billions of pounds to build an electric vehicle that it says will be launched in 2020.
Dieselgate has many people turning to electric vehicles as a more environmentally friendly option. But in some respects, e-cars can be just as bad for the environment as traditional cars. So what's the upshot?
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