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Diesel won't die, says top maker of emission measurement systems

Mr Horiba says it is just not feasible to build the scale of infrastructure to enable battery-powered cars. Who, for example, would set up a charging station in the middle of the desert, he points out.


WHAT is the market leader in equipment for measuring car emissions to do if the vehicles of the future do not spew exhaust? Japan's Horiba Ltd, whose gear was central in exposing Volkswagen AG's diesel-cheating scandal, believes that day will never come.

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