Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Diesel Storming Best-Seller Lists

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Diesel Storming Best-Seller Lists

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The next generation of deluxe diesel cars is taking the North East by storm.

This follows recent figures from the Office of National Statistics which revealed a 100% increase in the number of diesel cars on the road in the past 12 months.

The launch of a number of new diesel marques on the regions roads last year prompted the new interest and with diesel now competing directly with petrol engines, more people are opting for the more economical and engine friendly vehicles.

For many years drivers chose diesel for economy and had to sacrifice power, but this is no longer the case. Research carried out by Mill Audi discovered their Audi A4 diesel cars now - for the first time - outsell petrol versions.

Ian Fendley, Sales Manager of Mill Audi, said: "Mill Audi has launched more new prestige diesel vehicles in the North East than ever before, with more models to arrive in the region this year. It's the first time we've seen diesel cars outselling the petrol vehicles. …

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