There can't be many new domestic petrol cars with anything like 200g/km of CO, it would have to weigh well over 3 tons.
Its mostly hot air, possibly to bury the news that they have made the same mistake with wood-burners (stoves) as they did with diesel cars, one minute they are recommending them, the next they realise the amount of really dodgy pollutants they create.
The Government are way behind on the quantity of electric cars they wanted on the road, stories like this scare people into rethinking their options.
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