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Nov 28 (Reuters) - France wants to gradually phase out the use of diesel fuel for private passenger transport and will put in place a system to identify the most polluting vehicles, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Friday.

Next year, the government will launch a car identification system that will rank vehicles by the amount of pollution they emit, Valls said in a speech. This will make it possible for local authorities to limit city access for the dirtiest cars.

"In France, we have long favoured the diesel engine. This was a mistake, and we will progressively undo that, intelligently and pragmatically," Valls said.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/28/france-diesel-idUSL6N0TI42020141128


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I just saw a news article today that Renault is developing a new 730 cc two-cylinder Diesel, both supercharged AND turbocharged, that will cut engine size in half over comparable four-cylinder gas engines, giving even more life to the econobox, the car of choice as a grocery-getter and commuter car in Europe where gas prices are astronomical. News article: CLICK HERE.

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