Despite the behavior that led to the 2015 VW scandal and its continued fallout, diesel remains an efficient fuel that can reduce total petroleum consumption, and is still a viable part of a larger strategy to reduce oil dependence.
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The diesel market is dealing with two major issues, one of which is a short-term glut and the other which surrounds questions about its long-term outlook in the wake of Volkswagen cheating on emissions testing.
What long-term impact the scandal will have on Volkswagen sales is still difficult to say, but there is good reason to believe that European automakers will shift their emphasis to hybrids and plug-ins.
Critics of hybrid, hydrogen and plug-in electric vehicles have pointed to clean diesel as a common-sense solution that environmentalists were ignoring for ideological reasons. The only problem is that Volkswagen had to cheat to sell them in the U.S.