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Rise of SUVs 'makes mockery' of electric car push

Subaru_Viziv_Future_Concept.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xThe "immense" rise in sales of high-emission sports utility vehicles means they now outsell electric cars in the UK by 37 to one, research has found.

As a result, overall exhaust emissions from new cars have been increasing, not declining, for the past three years, says the UK Energy Research Centre.

SUV sales are jeopardising the UK transport sector's ability to meet EU emissions targets, it said.

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