All Diesel articles – Page 4

  • 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: ...

  • Bristol’s diesel-free city plan
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    Bristol’s diesel-free city plan

    2019-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Bristol could become the first UK city to ban diesel vehicles from part of its city centre. Bristol City Council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve a small area diesel ban for all privately owned vehicles and a charging zone for non-compliant commercial vehicles such as buses, taxis, HGVs ...

  • Diesels rout petrol vehicles to top the best sellers list for used cars
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    Diesels rout petrol vehicles to top the best sellers list for used cars

    2019-10-25T00:00:00Z

    Used diesel cars are defying the deep plunge in sales of new diesel cars, making up five of the top 10 fastest selling used car models. According to Auto Trader’s Fastest Selling Index as of 15 September, diesel cars took four of the top six spots, with electric vehicles ...

  • Lorry driver uses out-of-date fuel card to steal £700 of diesel
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    Lorry driver uses out-of-date fuel card to steal £700 of diesel

    2019-10-25T00:00:00Z

    Police officers from Derbyshire Constabulary investigating the theft of £700 worth of fuel from a service station in Markham Vale are asking the public for help to trace a man captured on CCTV. At 1.45pm on Monday 14 October an HGV pulled up at the Markham Vale service station. ...

  • Euro 6 engines could boost diesel demand
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    Euro 6 engines could boost diesel demand

    2019-09-20T00:00:00Z

    Diesel cars could be set for a comeback thanks to cleaner Euro 6 standard cars now coming off lease and entering auction halls. That’s the view of Alex Wright, managing director of Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA), who believes that despite the controversy surrounding diesels, the appearance of Euro 6 ...

  • Asda cuts cost of petrol by 3ppl but diesel price unchanged
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    Asda cuts cost of petrol by 3ppl but diesel price unchanged

    2019-09-13T00:00:00Z

    A cut of 3ppl in the price of petrol has been made by Asda taking its price cap on unleaded to 122.7ppl, while diesel remains unchanged at 126.7ppl. Asda senior fuel buyer Dave Tyrer said: “With wholesale costs falling, we’re pleased to be able to pass these savings onto our ...

  • Diesel decline slows but new car market is still down
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    Diesel decline slows but new car market is still down

    2019-09-06T00:00:00Z

    The UK new car market fell marginally in August, with 1,521 fewer cars registered than in the same month last year, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Registrations fell by 1.6% in what is typically one of the slowest months of the year, ...

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

    2019-08-07T00:00:00Z

    The UK new car market declined for the fifth consecutive month in July, with 157,198 vehicles leaving showrooms, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Registrations fell by 4.1% compared with the same month a year ago. Registrations of diesel vehicles fell ...