All Diesel articles – Page 15

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    Diesel drops to under £1 a litre


    Morrisons has slashed the price of a litre of diesel to under £1 a litre. The supermarket was the first to announce the price drop, effective from today, which will see diesel sold for 99.9p a litre at all Morrisons UK forecourts. The move was followed by Tesco, which ...

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    Homemade biodiesel


    A Yorkshire retailer is probably the cheapest forecourt in the country for selling biodiesel at 94.9p a litre. ID Oils, near York, has just one pump and has been selling the fuel made from old cooking oil for 20 years. Word is spreading and the site has been swamped with ...

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    Truckers protest in London at diesel costs


    Lorry drivers from all over the UK are staging a protest in London today against spiralling diesel costs. The protest began in Kent and was due to end with a Park Lane rally, with dozens of vehicles expected to join the event. A delegation from the protest is expected to ...

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    Shell rolls out V-diesel


    Shell V-Power diesel is being rolled out nationally following a successful launch in the south east last November. Nick Adams, general manager retail sales operations, said: "With the popularity of diesel growing all the time, we hope to improve the driving experience of many more diesel drivers."

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    A scientist’s view of biodiesel


    Biodiesel in some form or other is here to stay - if only to reduce the UK’s dependency on petroleum - so we might as well take the time to understand the pros and cons of using this fuel and the cautions that apply. == What is biodiesel? == Biodiesel ...

  • Dealers accept cost of V-Power diesel

    Dealers accept cost of V-Power diesel


    Shell dealers could face having to install new tanks and pipework if they want to sell the new premium fuel V-Power diesel, launched last month on 31 co-owned forecourts in the south east. The new diesel is retailing at 6ppl more than standard diesel, and Shell claims it is the ...

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    Shell launches V-Power Diesel


    Shell has announced the launch of an advanced performance diesel fuel, V-Power Diesel, which went on sale in 31 company-owned forecourts in the South East yesterday and will be rolled out across the UK in 2007. The new fuel targets the growing number of diesel drivers and further extends Shell’s ...

  • Building starts on new biodiesel plant

    Building starts on new biodiesel plant


    The £1.5 billion European fuels business, Greenergy International, plans to step up its presence in the UK market as it starts construction of a £13.5 million biodiesel production plant in Humberside. The Immingham-based plant will initially supply 100,000 tonnes of biodiesel a year, and will serve the fast-growing UK and ...

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    Petrol and diesel - main fuels till 2030


    Petrol and diesel will continue to supply the bulk of the road transport fuel market until at least 2030, according to the UK Petroleum Industry Association. In its evidence to the House of Commons Select Committe on Transport’s enquiry into ‘Cars of the Future’ UKPIA – which represents refiners and ...

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    Shell follows BP with new diesel


    Hot on the heels of BP’s Ultimate Diesel launch last month, Shell is now introducing a new UK diesel which it says will cost the same as its normal diesel while giving better performance and improved emissions. BP Ultimate is premium priced. Shell Diesel Extra will be available at more ...