Move to electric vehicles and tax increases have dented appeal of diesel-powered vehicles and may lead to redundancies according to experts
Thousands of jobs in the UK car industry are under threat as diesel vehicle sales slump due to tax increases and negative publicity, experts have warned.
According to sources, executives are preparing for redundancies, with the rush to embrace electric vehicles adding to the pressure on diesel. Last year, sales of diesel-powered vehicles in the UK plummeted by 17.1% to just over 1 million.
Diesel car sales slump puts thousands of jobs at risk in UK