Toyota phasing out diesel cars by 2019

Toyota is to stop selling diesel-powered passenger cars in the UK and Europe by the end of the year and focus on petrol-electric hybrid offering such as its popular Prius model

Since then, their HEV sales substantially exceed diesel sales. In our latest new model, the C-HR, HEVs accounted for 78% of sales past year.

Toyota Europe CEO Johan van Zyl said today at the Geneva motor show that the brand would dump all its diesel-powered passenger cars and crossovers in Europe by the end of the year.

The Auris itself has jumped onboard the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform and will have just one conventional engine - a 1.2-liter turbo gasoline.

In 2017, Toyota Motor Europe registrations rose 38% to 406,000 units, of which hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) made up 41% of total sales.

In commercial vehicles, where personal and business needs (eg torque and payload) remain, Toyota will continue to offer the latest technology diesels, they have confirmed.

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Last week it was reported that Fiat Chrysler - which also owns Jeep, Maserati and Alfa Romeo - would be ditching the under-fire fuel type from 2022.

Giving Toyota Ireland's perspective on the announcement, Steve Tormey, CEO of Toyota Ireland, said: "I am proud to be in the driver's seat of a company that is willing to make the hard decision to lead the Irish market out of diesel and help deliver cleaner air quality for our future and that of our children's children".

In February, Porsche announced that it would axe all diesel engine options from its range of cars with immediate effect, claiming there had been a "cultural shift" among customers.

"For us, mild hybrids wouldn't be a step forward", he said.

Now more than 60 per cent of Burnaston production is hybrid.

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Toyota has started phasing out diesel engines from its cars in Europe.

In the UK, Toyota sold 101,692 units a year ago, of which hybrids made up 45,803 units - equating to 45%, similar to Europe.

'The new generation Auris - to be produced in Burnaston next year - will come with three powertrains, including two petrol-electric hybrids. Toyota says that 90 percent of the vehicle's sales are hybrids.

Toyota bosses also called on the European Union - as well as the United Kingdom government- to come to a sensible agreement over Brexit that would guarantee frictionless tariff free trade.

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