Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2002 20:43:21 +0000 (UTC) From: "A.J.Clewes" <A.J.CLEWESnopsamTERNET.COM> Subject: Re: How to turn off headlights?
Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk> wrote in message news:3C6300A8.1F231E7nopsamanytime.co.uk... > > > "A.J.Clewes" wrote: > > > > Especially diesel vs petrol ! > > Has anyone noticed how stinky, inefficient and carcinogenic petrol is !!!! > > Give me diesel anytime. > > 1987 Peuget 309 GLD > > 1994 Vauhall Cavalier TD > > 1991 Citroen BX TRD > > 1994 Peugeot 405 GLD > > 1996 Peugeot 406 LX TD > > 2001 VW Passat TDI and nearly > > 2002 Saab 9-2 TiD (alas too expensive) > > > > What I can't stand, is when diesel drivers claim that they are > environmentally friendly! Both are fossil fuel burners, diesels may > be slightly more CO2 efficient, but produces particulates that sticks > to everything. In can show you diesel when I wash the walls in my > lounge. Hence in the UK, diesel carry no environmental tax advantage > or incentive. > > I suppose you would include: top posting vs. bottom posting! > > Johannes Although it does in most of Europe, in some markets more than 50% of cars sold are diesels. Funny that ! I agree that both are fossil fuels but when you get 33% more MPG diesel vs petrol, no contest. Less chance of a fires in an accident as well ! You have got me on the washing your lounge walls bit though - do you run a diesel engine indoors ?