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Video SMMT puts record straight on diesel cars

Jeremy Hicks, UK Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover Mike Hawes – Chief Executive, SMMT Paul Willis, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group UK Mark Ovenden, Chairman and Managing Director, Ford of Britain Graeme Grieve, CEO, BMW Group UK Today, SMMT has launched a nationwide consumer campaign to challenge the demonisation of diesel and raise awareness of the latest low-emission technology available. It is accompanied by a diesel myth-busting guide – available at www.dieselfacts.co.uk.In a press conference to launch the campaign, Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive explained that 87% of UK adults said they were unaware of the latest Euro-6 vehicle emission technology. He was joined by a number of influential industry executives:Mark Ovenden, Chairman and Managing Director, Ford of BritainJeremy Hicks, UK Managing Director, Jaguar Land RoverGraeme Grieve, CEO, BMW Group UKPaul Willis, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group UKSpeeches from the press conference are available below. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more