All Diesel articles – Page 7

  • Diesel car sales set for new hit from Chancellor
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    Diesel car sales set for new hit from Chancellor

    2017-11-10T00:00:00Z

    Plummeting sales of diesel cars are likely to be hit even more by the introduction of extra taxes in the Budget later this month, according to the Financial Times. The paper reports that Government aids have said the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, believes a levy on new ...

  • New car sales plummet as diesel takes biggest hit yet
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    New car sales plummet as diesel takes biggest hit yet

    2017-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Plunging diesel sales pushed the UK new car market to a decline for a seventh consecutive month in October, with 158,192 new units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Overall demand fell by 12.2% in the month, with diesel sales taking ...

  • Sales of new diesel cars decline for sixth month
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    Sales of new diesel cars decline for sixth month

    2017-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Plummeting sales of new diesel cars helped push the UK new car market to its sixth consecutive monthly decline in September, down 9.3% to 426,170 new units registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Diesel car sales were down 21.7%, while petrol ...

  • PRA warns diesel/petrol price split could grow
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    PRA warns diesel/petrol price split could grow

    2017-09-29T00:00:00Z

    The PRA has warned that the price differential between diesel and petrol is set to increase and urged the chancellor not to penalise diesel drivers with higher duty levels in November’s Budget. PRA chairman Brian Madderson said: “The PRA warns that the outlook for UK pump prices remains uncertain ...

  • Plummeting diesel sales depress UK new car market
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    Plummeting diesel sales depress UK new car market

    2017-09-06T00:00:00Z

    Plummeting diesel sales pushed the UK new car market to its fifth consecutive month of decline in August, as the fall-out of the emissions scandal continued to dog sales. According to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), registrations fell -6.4% to 76,433, after a ...

  • Scotland aims to phase out petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2032
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    Scotland aims to phase out petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2032

    2017-09-06T00:00:00Z

    Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said action will be taken to phase out the need for petrol and diesel cars and vans in Scotland by 2032. Outlining the Scottish government’s priorities she said her government would promote the use of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), adding: “Our aim is ...

  • Unleaded petrol prices to surge above diesel
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    Unleaded petrol prices to surge above diesel

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    The PRA is warning unleaded petrol prices could be hiked as a result of the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the Texan coast around Houston, with the RAC predicting they could move well above diesel prices. PRA chairman Brian Madderson said: “The wholesale price of petrol has increased by ...

  • Strong demand for secondhand diesels cars
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    Strong demand for secondhand diesels cars

    2017-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Demand for second-hand diesel cars has remained stable, but a decrease in petrol car sales led to an overall fall in UK used car transactions, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In the first six months of 2017, demand for diesel cars ...

  • Declining diesel sales depress new car market
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    Declining diesel sales depress new car market

    2017-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Diesel car sales in July plummeted by 20.1% compared with the same month last year, helping to depress overall sales in the UK new car market by 9.3% for the month, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). A total of 161,997 new cars ...

  • Declining diesel sales depress new car market
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    Declining diesel sales depress new car market

    2017-07-05T00:00:00Z

    Sales of diesel cars have continued to fall sharply, causing the third monthly decline in the UK new car market, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Overall registrations fell by 4.8%, a lower decline than in the previous two months, to 243,454 new ...

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    Gas-to-liquid suggested as a diesel replacement

    2017-06-09T00:00:00Z

    A fuel that has been around for years could provide an easy solution to the ’demonisation’ of diesel, according to speakers at a conference on Clean Air, organised by Certas Energy. Gas-to-liquid (GTL) fuel has only recently been used as a road transport fuel, as its various properties of helping ...

  • Sales of new diesel cars plunge by 20%
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    Sales of new diesel cars plunge by 20%

    2017-06-07T00:00:00Z

    Sales of new diesel cars have plummeted, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). New diesel car sales were 81,489 in May, 20% down on the corresponding month last year when 101,844 were sold. The market share of diesel cars also ...

  • Gas-to-liquid fuel could be answer to diesel woes
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    Gas-to-liquid fuel could be answer to diesel woes

    2017-05-24T00:00:00Z

    A fuel that has been around for many years could provide an immediate and easy solution to the increasing demonisation of diesel engines, according to speakers at this week’s conference in London on Clean Air, organised by Certas Energy. Gas-to-liquid (GTL) fuel has only recently been used as a ...

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    Greenergy road-loads diesel at Thames Oilport

    2017-05-15T00:00:00Z

    Greenergy has begun road-loading of diesel and heating oil at Thames Oilport, giving it a supply location in the South East of England. The company said the opening of road-loading facilities is another significant milestone in the regeneration of the site, to turn the former refinery into a modern import ...

  • Certas rolls out cleaner diesel at Port of Liverpool
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    Certas rolls out cleaner diesel at Port of Liverpool

    2017-05-12T00:00:00Z

    A state-of-the-art 24-hour HGV fuel station at the Port of Liverpool will become the first port in the UK to offer Shell GTL Fuel – which is claimed to be a cleaner alternative to conventional diesel fuel. Certas Energy, working in partnership with Peel Ports Group, opened the state-of-the-art ...

  • Brokers predict sales of diesel cars will decline
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    Brokers predict sales of diesel cars will decline

    2017-05-10T00:00:00Z

    Nearly a third of brokers expect sales of diesel cars to decrease this year following media scares, according to a survey by Paragon Car Finance. Asked what impact recent calls for action on diesel vehicles would have on the market in 2017, 29% stated they expect a decrease in sales. ...

  • Greenergy opens Thames Oilport for road-loading of diesel
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    Greenergy opens Thames Oilport for road-loading of diesel

    2017-04-26T00:00:00Z

    Greenergy has begun road-loading of diesel and heating oil at Thames Oilport, giving it a supply location in the South East of England. The company said the opening of road loading facilities is another significant milestone in the regeneration of the site, to turn the former refinery into a modern ...

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    Diesel dilemma

    2017-04-10T00:00:00Z

    Diesel has grown to dominate the road fuels market in the UK, driven by government tax incentives for car drivers. In 2001, with the government seeking to reduce CO2 emissions, the greater efficiency of diesel engines compared with petrol made it the obvious choice, and tax rates were adjusted accordingly. ...

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    PM hints at concessions for diesel vehicle owners

    2017-04-10T00:00:00Z

    Prime Minister Theresa May has hinted that concessions may be made for diesel car owners after London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, confirmed proposals for new emission charges. There were also reports that the government will introduce similar schemes in other cities. She said: "Decisions will be taken when we produce that ...

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    FarefuelUK attacks penalties on diesel owners

    2017-04-07T00:00:00Z

    FairFuelUK has launched a stinging attack on the government’s strategy of increasing charges on diesel cars as a way of lowering emissions. The campaign group said it carried out a survey of 16,000 UK drivers, and only 1 in 100 believe that adding a pollution tax to diesel will ...