Porsche could remove diesel engines from its line-up at the end of this decade, the brand’s CEO has revealed.
Speaking to Reuters, Oliver Blume explained that diesel could be phased out once the current engine ranges reach the end of their lives.
"Of course we are looking into this issue," he said. "We have not made a decision on it."
Blume explained that such a move, which could be decided by 2020, would see Porsche models use petrol engines, plug-in hybrid drivetrains and electric motors in the next 15 years.
Diesel currently powers about 15% of new cars sold by Porsche, most of which are Porsche Cayennes (pictured) and Porsche Macans. But the brand's investment in electric technology has seen its hybrid model range, which includes the new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, grow, while the all-electric Mission E is due to launch in 2020.