Diesel Isn’t Dead

BY LAWRENCE ULRICH

Thanks to Volkswagen’s cheater diesels, many people have assumed the technology is dead like Abe Vigoda. This time, he’s never coming back.

But diesel isn’t dead. Not by a long shot. Its upsides in fuel economy, usable performance and, yes, reduced CO2 emissions will still prove irresistible to some buyers. The next spike in fuel prices, inevitable as a desert sunrise over Saudi Arabia, will have Americans scrambling for relief—including for their favorite SUV’s and pickups that work better as diesels than hybrids or EVs.

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