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WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT DIESEL - PANEL DEBATE

Summary This year's hot potato is urban air quality, and if you believe some politicians and legislators, the diesel-engined car is the devil incarnate. This panel discussion will explore the complex subject of air quality in global cities and the future of the diesel engine.

HOST: Justin Webb - Broadcaster and journalist

Simon Birkett - Clean Air, London

Sophie Power - CEO of Airlabs

Quentin Willson - TV presenter, auto journalist

Mike Rann - Former Premier of S. Australia

Iain Gray - JLR Senior manager, powertrain advanced controls

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Watch the edited highlights from the 'We need to talk about diesel' panel debate

TECH FEST 2017 - WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT DIESEL - EDIT

We need to talk about diesel panel debate at the Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest 2017
We need to talk about diesel panel debate at the Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest 2017

There has been so much misinformation and hysteria around diesel. The government used to offer fiscal incentives to buy diesel, and people did. Now the stance has changed and they’re confused - Dr Paul Greening, Emissions and Fuels Director, ACEA.

“The government offered incentives to buy diesel, and people did. Now the stance has changed and there's confusion”- Dr Paul Greening

Quentin Wilson Talks About The Bigger Picture Surrounding Pollution

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT DIESEL

It isn’t just cars. We need to look at central heating; we need to look at trains and buses. Sixteen per cent of particulate pollution in London comes from its 8,000 buses. Unless we take this into account we risk not making a difference - Quentin Willson, motoring journalist.

We need to talk about diesel panel debate at the Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest 2017
We need to talk about diesel panel debate at the Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest 2017

“It isn’t just cars. We need to look at central heating; we need to look at trains and buses” - Quentin Willson

Watch the full 'We need to talk about diesel' panel debate below

TECH FEST 2017 - WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT DIESEL - FULL VIDEO

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