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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, ...

  • Used diesel car sales holding up well at auctions
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    Used diesel car sales holding up well at auctions

    2019-01-25T00:00:00Z

    The overall used car market reached record highs in 2018, with diesel sales holding up, despite pressures in the new car market, according to James Tomlinson, chairman of The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA). He said auction activity was unprecedented in 2018, with both first time conversion rates and ...

  • Government rejects MPs calls for earlier ban on petrol and diesel cars
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    Government rejects MPs calls for earlier ban on petrol and diesel cars

    2019-01-16T00:00:00Z

    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 ...

  • Global sales of petrol and diesel cars have peaked say experts
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    Global sales of petrol and diesel cars have peaked say experts

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Global sales of petrol and diesel cars peaked in 2018, according to industry experts, and are set to decline as alternatively fuelled vehicles (AVCs) take over. A report by the Financial Times predicts sales of petrol and diesel cars are set to fall or slow compared to the rate ...

  • Plunging diesel sales depress new car sales for 2018
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    Plunging diesel sales depress new car sales for 2018

    2019-01-09T00:00:00Z

    Plunging sales of diesel cars pushed the UK new car market down by 6.8% in 2018, with annual registrations falling for a second year to 2,367,147 units, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Diesel sales were down 29.6% in 2018, with December marking ...

  • PRA slams proposal for quango to monitor petrol and diesel prices
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    PRA slams proposal for quango to monitor petrol and diesel prices

    2019-01-03T00:00:00Z

    The PRA has slammed a proposal by a group of MPs for an independent fuel price watchdog – to be called Pumpwatch – to monitor the cost of petrol and diesel. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Fair Fuel suggested petrol stations that charge “fair prices” would be entitled ...

  • Diesel leasing on the up
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    Diesel leasing on the up

    2018-12-07T00:00:00Z

    Despite sales of new diesel cars tumbling by more than 300,000 vehicles this year, enquiries for leasing of diesel cars is up by 13% compared with 2017, and diesels still remain the most popular vehicles to lease. The numbers come from new research carried out by vantage leasing.com, and ...

  • Supermarkets slash 3ppl from petrol and diesel prices
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    Supermarkets slash 3ppl from petrol and diesel prices

    2018-11-16T00:00:00Z

    The major supermarket groups have all announced 3ppl cuts in the prices of unleaded petrol and diesel. Asda was the first to move, setting its new national price cap at 119.7ppl on unleaded petrol and 131.7ppl on diesel on Thursday November 15. Asda’s senior fuel buyer, Dave Tyrer, ...