The profit taken from diesel per litre at the pumps increased by 14.5% to 11.06p per litre over the last two months, according to new analysis from FairFuelUK.
Fuel duty will be frozen for the ninth consecutive year, confirmed the Prime Minister today.
According to a poll by FairFuel UK, used car values could have fallen by £35 billion due to a lack of factual accuracy in the diesel debate.
FairFuelUK has accused fuel retailers of 'fleecing' motorists after its research showed pump prices were not falling in line with wholesale costs.
Fears are mounting that diesel could be targeted in the chancellor’s Autumn Statement, with the fuel type being hit with tax rises.
Campaign group Fair Fuel UK is calling for complicated UK petrol and diesel prices to be clearly explained to drivers, or officially investigated.
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