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Diesel Engines

Volume 887: debated on Monday 24 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will recommend and encourage a wider use of diesel engines to conserve fuel oil, in view of the recent EEC report which postulated for all EEC countries an annual saving of 9 million tons of fuel equivalent from such a policy.

My Department is having discussions with firms in the automotive industry about the increased use of diesel engines.