With the UK government planning to end the sale of diesel and petrol cars by 2030, not surprisingly people are asking whether this is the end of the line.
But back in 1973, as oil prices went through what then seemed like the roof, they were posing the same question. In those days, I was industrial correspondent for ATV in Birmingham, working mainly on 'ATV Today'. Here's my report from what was then Britain's biggest car factory at Longbridge. Dateline: 26 November 1973.