Fuel savings enjoyed by retailers are failing to be passed on to consumers, but pump prices have at least remained static despite oil increasing by $10 a barrel.
Fleet and leasing industry welcomes ban but says support will be needed for fleets to make the transition.
New petrol and diesel cars and vans will not be allowed to be sold in the UK from 2030.
Fleet decision-makers and company car drivers should see pump prices fall in the next two weeks, according to new data from RAC.
The Association of Fleet Professionals says fleets need to be able to plan EV strategies if a ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars is brought forward.
HMRC has published new advisory fuel rates (AFRs) effective from Tuesday (September 1) for company car drivers claiming fuel costs.
Pollution higher in neighbourhoods outside London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone, according to new analysis by Environmental Defense Fund Europe (EDF Europe).
Government plans to end the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2035, or earlier, would fail to recognise the diverse needs of fleet operators.
Diesel used car prices rise by 31.3% as demand for older vehicles in the used car market outstrips supply.
A coalition of fleets running more than 400,000 cars and vans wants the Government to bring forward the ban on new diesel and petrol vehicles.
Land Rover has added a new RDE2 diesel engine to its flagship Range Rover model, complete with a 48v mild-hybrid system.
The record fall in fuel prices seen during the coronavirus pandemic ended in June, with diesel up almost 3p per litre in the month.
Diesel and unleaded new car registrations in Europe decreased by 59% and 52% respectively in May, new figures from Jato Dynamics suggest.
Medium-sized battery EVs, such as the Nissan Leaf, can be on average 14% cheaper to run than equivalent diesels today, Transport and Environment study claims.
The Government figures reveal that there are 111,000 fewer diesel cars on the roads.
A litre of petrol now costs less than £1 after three of the UK’s major supermarkets cut pump prices.
Diesel drivers enjoyed the 11th biggest monthly drop in pump prices since 2000, with the price of the fuel falling 4p per litre (ppl) in February.
HMRC has released its latest advisory fuel rates (AFRs) which will come into force from March 1.
A planned ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans, as well as hybrids, could start as early as 2032, the transport secretary Grant Shapps has said.
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