Double whammy for diesel in India: soaring prices, tumbling demand

Diesel’s prospects in India have taken a turn for the worse as its benefits over gasoline weaken, while government incentives focus on long-term EV ambitions. By Freddie Holmes

The registration of smaller diesel cars in India has continued declining to the point where around three quarters of sedans and hatchbacks are now specified with a gasoline engine. Local media reports that diesel share in these vehicle segments, which exclude SUVs, has fallen from around…

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