All Diesel articles – Page 4

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  • Lorry driver uses out-of-date fuel card to steal £700 of diesel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    Lorry driver uses out-of-date fuel card to steal £700 of diesel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

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    Jet completes UK roll out of new Ultra premium diesel and unleaded

    2019-08-06T00:00:00Z

    Jet has launched its new dual range of Jet Ultra premium fuels, which comprises Jet Ultra Premium Unleaded and Jet Ultra Premium Diesel. The fuel brand has completed its UK-wide roll out to all sites that previously offered Jet premium fuels. To coincide with the launch, Jet is also trialling ...

  • Berrys makes Midas mobile to stop more diesel/petrol mix-ups
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    Berrys makes Midas mobile to stop more diesel/petrol mix-ups

    2019-08-02T00:00:00Z

    Berrys Global Innovations has launched Midas2, a portable system designed to eliminate fuel grade crossovers at forecourts. Midas is a fully automated intelligent valve system that can discriminate between petrol and diesel fuels. The new Midas2 version will alert the tanker driver of a fuel crossover as the fuel ...

  • Reports calls for ban on new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2030
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    Reports calls for ban on new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2030

    2019-07-05T00:00:00Z

    The government will have to ban sales of petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles by 2030 in order to meet its emission targets, according to a new report. The Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), an academic consortium of more than 80 academics across the UK, warned that ...

  • Petrol and diesel prices fall after four months of rises
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    Petrol and diesel prices fall after four months of rises

    2019-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Four months of rising fuel prices came to an end in June with the average cost of both petrol and diesel at the pumps falling sharply due to the cost of oil dipping to $62, according to RAC Fuel Watch. The average price of unleaded petrol dropped 3ppl from 130.67ppl ...

  • Ireland to ban petrol and diesel car sales from 2030
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    Ireland to ban petrol and diesel car sales from 2030

    2019-06-19T00:00:00Z

    Ireland is to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2030 as part of its new Climate Action Plan published this week. The Plan includes bringing 950,000 electric vehicles onto the road network; installing a nationwide charging network and introducing an electric vehicle scrappage scheme. The ...

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

    2019-06-05T00:00:00Z

    The UK new car market declined by 4.6% in May with 183,724 units registered, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Modest growth in registrations of petrol cars, up 1.0%, and alternatively fuelled vehicles, up 11.7%, was not enough to offset another significant decline in demand for ...

  • Asda cuts 3ppl from its diesel prices and 1ppl from petrol
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    Asda cuts 3ppl from its diesel prices and 1ppl from petrol

    2019-06-05T00:00:00Z

    Asda has announced that it will be cutting its fuel prices from tomorrow, June 6. It will be taking up to 3ppl off diesel and 1ppl off unleaded petrol, meaning its national price cap on diesel is 128.7ppl, and 126.7ppl on unleaded petrol. Asda’s senior fuel buyer, Dave Tyrer, said: ...

  • Rate of decline in sales of new diesel cars slows down
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    Rate of decline in sales of new diesel cars slows down

    2019-05-08T00:00:00Z

    The rate of decline in sales of new diesel cars slowed last month, but the overall UK new car market was still down by 4.1% in April, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The total number of units registered was 161,064, the ...

  • Government advisers urge earlier ban on petrol and diesel cars
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    Government advisers urge earlier ban on petrol and diesel cars

    2019-05-03T00:00:00Z

    The target for banning sales of new petrol and diesel cars should be brought forward from 2040, ideally to 2030, or to 2035 at the latest, according to a committee set up by the Government to advise it on emissions targets. It also urges the government to support strengthening of ...

  • Government commission calls for ban on diesel lorries by 2040
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    Government commission calls for ban on diesel lorries by 2040

    2019-04-24T00:00:00Z

    Ministers should ban the sale of new diesel HGV lorries by no later than 2040, according to a report by the government’s National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). The report, Better Delivery: the challenge for freight, highlights the need for the government to prepare detailed assessments of the infrastructure needed to ...

  • Diesel decline depresses latest DfT car registration figures
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    Diesel decline depresses latest DfT car registration figures

    2019-04-12T00:00:00Z

    Annual figures released by the Department for Transport show that 2.9 million new vehicles were registered in Great Britain during 2018, 5% fewer than during 2017. There was a 30% decline in the number of new diesel cars being registered in 2018 compared with 2017, to 736,000 cars, which ...

  • Diesel sales hold up in used car market
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    Diesel sales hold up in used car market

    2019-02-15T00:00:00Z

    The used car market in the UK finished the year slightly down on the previous 12 months, dropping 2.1% to 7,945,040 transactions in 2018, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The 2018 performance was 167,980 sales lower than in 2017, a decline not ...

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    No move on target on sale of new petrol and diesel cars

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    The government has dismissed calls by MPs to bring forward the date when sales of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned. Last year the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee called for the date to be brought forward from 2040 to 2032. In its report, ...