All Diesel articles – Page 8

  • 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 ...

  • PM hints at relief for diesel owners
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    PM hints at relief for diesel owners

    2017-04-05T00:00:00Z

    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 and reports that the government will introduce similar schemes in other cities. She said: “Decisions will be taken when we produce that [air quality] ...

  • Tesco cuts 2ppl from petrol and diesel prices
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    Tesco cuts 2ppl from petrol and diesel prices

    2017-03-24T00:00:00Z

    Tesco stole a march on its major supermarket rivals this morning by announcing it is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by 2ppl at all of its petrol stations this afternoon. If the usual pattern is followed Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s will announce similar fuel price cuts within ...

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    UKIP attacks the demonisation of diesel drivers

    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    UKIP’s transport spokeswoman Jill Seymour has accused the Government of refusing to act against the growing demonisation of diesel drivers. She was speaking after she received an official response to a petition she launched calling on parliament to prevent local authorities from being able to impose extra charges on diesel ...

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    Diesel car sales declining

    2017-03-08T00:00:00Z

    Diesel car sales continued a steady decline while the overall UK new car market dipped slightly in February, sliding 0.3%, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). It said 83,115 vehicles were registered in what is traditionally one of the quietest months of the ...

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    Dumping diesel could harm fight against CO2

    2017-03-03T00:00:00Z

    The current government focus on harmful emissions from diesel vehicles could damage attempts to lower the amount of CO2 produced by transport in the UK. This was the warning from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) after the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) published its latest report on ...

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    Think hard about diesel warns transport secretary

    2017-03-01T00:00:00Z

    The transport secretary has warned that drivers considering buying diesel cars should take a “long, hard think”. Chris Grayling made the remarks to the Daily Mail, which said the government was considering a scrappage scheme for older diesel cars. He told the Mail: “People should take a long, ...

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    Doctors call for action to phase out diesel vehicles

    2017-02-17T00:00:00Z

    Nearly 300 doctors, nurses and other health professionals from across the UK, including more than 100 doctors in London, have signed a letter to prime minister Theresa May calling for government action to remove the current fleet of diesel vehicles from the roads as soon as possible. Doctors Against Diesel ...