All Diesel articles – Page 3

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    Proposal to ban diesel cars from city centre may not be needed says Bristol mayor

    2020-08-24T15:16:00Z

    Plans to introduce congestion charging and bans on diesel vehicles may no longer be needed, according to Bristol’s mayor, due to improvements in air quality following the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Guy Pulham CEO of UKIFDA - web
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    UKIFDA argues against banning sales of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by 2035

    2020-08-05T14:09:00Z

    The UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) has criticised the government’s policy on transport in its drive to reach zero carbon by 2050. Responding to the government’s consultation on ending sales of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by 2035, it said it disagreed with the proposal.

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    PRA slams proposals to bring forward ban on new petrol and diesel cars and vans

    2020-08-03T09:21:00Z

    The PRA has voiced strong opposition to the proposal to bring forward the ban on sales of new petrol, diesel, and hybrid cars and vans from 2040 to 2035 or earlier.

  • Sinead Lynch
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    Shell’s UK boss calls for earlier ban on new petrol and diesel car sales

    2020-07-22T13:36:00Z

    Shell’s UK chief has callied on the government to bring forward its ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars to 2030.

  • Total number of diesel cars in GB falls for the first time
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    Total number of diesel cars in GB falls for the first time

    2020-05-01T00:00:00Z

    The number of diesel cars in Britain has fallen for the first time since records began in 1994, the latest government data shows. In 2019 there were 12.29 million diesel cars on the roads. This compares with 12.4 million a year earlier. When records began in 1994 there ...

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    ... and seeks views on petrol, diesel and hybrid ban

    2020-03-10T00:00:00Z

    The government is seeking views on bringing forward the end to the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans from 2040 to 2035, or earlier. Earlier in February forecourt and oil industry representatives slammed the government announcement about the earlier ban. The sector has been working towards ...

  • Sales of new petrol and diesel cars decline in February
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    Sales of new petrol and diesel cars decline in February

    2020-03-06T00:00:00Z

    The UK new car market declined 2.9% in February, according to data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). It reported that 79,594 models were registered in the month, traditionally one of the year’s quietest ahead of the March number plate change, with the decline driven ...

  • February sees big falls in price of petrol and diesel at the pumps
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    February sees big falls in price of petrol and diesel at the pumps

    2020-03-04T00:00:00Z

    February saw the price of petrol and diesel tumble making for some of the biggest monthly reductions seen since the start of 2000, according to data from RAC Fuel Watch. The average price of unleaded fell by 2.93ppl to 124.02ppl – its 19th biggest drop in a month – ...

  • Asda cuts cost of unleaded petrol and diesel by 2ppl
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    Asda cuts cost of unleaded petrol and diesel by 2ppl

    2020-02-26T00:00:00Z

    Asda has announced a cut of 2ppl across both petrol and diesel, bringing its price cap down to 116.7ppl on unleaded petrol and 118.7ppl on diesel from today (Wednesday, February 26). Asda senior fuel buyer Dave Tyrer said: “We’re pleased to be passing on wholesale cost reductions to customers. It ...

  • Government consults on earlier ban for petrol and diesel vehicles
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    Government consults on earlier ban for petrol and diesel vehicles

    2020-02-24T00:00:00Z

    The Government is seeking views on bringing forward the end to the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans from 2040 to 2035, or earlier if a faster transition appears feasible. Earlier this month forecourt and oil industry representatives slammed the Government announcement about the earlier ...

  • Diesel cars continue to thrive in secondhand market
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    Diesel cars continue to thrive in secondhand market

    2020-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Diesel cars are a much bigger and more stable part of the used car market, in contrast to the new car market, according to sales figures for 2019 released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). It reported that the UK’s used car market finished 2019 almost on ...

  • Diesels suffer 36 straight months of decline as new car sales fall
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    Diesels suffer 36 straight months of decline as new car sales fall

    2020-02-05T00:00:00Z

    The UK new car market declined 7.3% in the first month of 2020, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). It reported that 149,279 vehicles left showrooms in January, as continued confusion surrounding diesel and clean air zones and ongoing weak consumer and business ...

  • Asda cuts 4ppl from diesel and 2ppl from unleaded petrol
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    Asda cuts 4ppl from diesel and 2ppl from unleaded petrol

    2020-02-05T00:00:00Z

    Asda has announced that it has cut the price of fuel for the second time in a week with a price reduction of 4ppl on diesel and 2ppl off unleaded. Effective from today, Wednesday 5 February, its price cap will be 118.7ppl on unleaded petrol and 120.7ppl on diesel. ...

  • Asda cuts 4ppl from diesel price and 2ppl from unleaded petrol
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    Asda cuts 4ppl from diesel price and 2ppl from unleaded petrol

    2020-02-05T00:00:00Z

    Asda has cut 4ppl from the price of diesel and 2ppl from unleaded petrol on the day the RAC accused supermarkets of failing to pass on savings from lower wholesale prices. Effective from today, Wednesday 5 February, Asda’s price cap will be 118.7ppl on unleaded petrol and 120.7ppl on diesel. ...

  • Industry slams new date to phase out petrol and diesel cars
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    Industry slams new date to phase out petrol and diesel cars

    2020-02-04T00:00:00Z

    Forecourt and oil industry representatives have slammed an announcement by the Government that it may bring forward the end of sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2035, or even earlier. The sector has been working towards a target date of 2040 since it was first set ...

  • Asda cuts cost of fuel with 2ppl off petrol and 1ppl off diesel
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    Asda cuts cost of fuel with 2ppl off petrol and 1ppl off diesel

    2019-12-13T00:00:00Z

    Asda has announced a cut in its fuel prices effective from today, Friday 13th December, of up to 2ppl off unleaded and up to 1ppl ofdiesel. This means customers at any Asda petrol station will pay no more than 117.7ppl on unleaded and 122.7ppl on diesel. Asda senior ...

  • Greenergy released from Serious Fraud Office probe into biodiesel
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    Greenergy released from Serious Fraud Office probe into biodiesel

    2019-12-11T00:00:00Z

    The Serious Fraud Office has informed Greenergy that the company and its employees are no longer suspects in an ongoing investigation. In May this year, the SFO announced it was investigating aspects of biodiesel trading at Greenergy and various third parties as part of a broader investigation. The board of ...

  • Diesel decline continues to depress new car sales
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    Diesel decline continues to depress new car sales

    2019-12-06T00:00:00Z

    The UK new car market fell 1.3% in November, with 156,621 models registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Sales of petrol and alternatively fuelled cars (AFV) were all up but could not offset a fall of 27.2% in diesel cars, from ...

  • Diesel upturn helps to push used car market into growth
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    Diesel upturn helps to push used car market into growth

    2019-11-13T00:00:00Z

    The UK’s used car market increased by 0.9% in the third quarter of this year after nine straight quarters of decline, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). A total of 2,076,382 transactions took place between July and September, 18,925 more ...

  • Mazda commits to diesel engines
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    Mazda commits to diesel engines

    2019-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Car giant Mazda has confirmed its commitment to diesel by announcing that it will launch an innovative diesel engine next year as it takes a broader approach than some other companies to reducing fuel consumption and emissions. Talking to Autocar magazine, Mazda’s Europe R D, boss Christian Schultze, said: ...