Government says E10 fuel – a blend of petrol and ethanol – could cut transport CO2 emissions by 750,000 tonnes a year.
A litre of petrol now costs less than £1 after three of the UK’s major supermarkets cut pump prices.
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.
Politicians have been accused of 'not living in the real world' after the Government announced it was bringing forward the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2035.
The Volkswagen T-Cross line-up now includes a 1.5-litre TSI 150 PS petrol engine giving fleets a choice of three petrol models and one diesel.
HMRC cuts AFR rates for diesel cars with an engine size of 1,600cc or less.
Fleet decision-makers are split over when the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans should be phased out, or whether it should happen at all.
By Caroline Sandall, chairman, ACFO
Although the average price of petrol and diesel on the UK’s forecourts fell slightly in August retailers failed give the entire discount in the wholesale price of unleaded to drivers, data from RAC has found.
Electric Vehicles (EVs) and its charging accessibility remain the biggest factor for those who have not made the permanent switch, says a new survey by Venson Automotive Solutions
Petrol powertrains continue to dominate as the UK’s top-selling used cars during 2019, says a study by Indicata UK, which covered more than 600,000 vehicle sales.
Following the unveiling of the fully-electric Corsa-e, Vauxhall has revealed details of the conventional petrol and diesel models.
Diesel is still an essential fuel for fleets as cleaner alternatives so far fail to achieve the economy and range it offers.
Fleets should switch to hybrid vehicles rather than waiting for an adequate supply of fully-electric vehicles, in order to reduce real-world CO2 emissions.
Petrol engines dominated the list of the fastest-selling used cars for April accounting for 70% of the top 10 compiled by Indicata, part of Autorola UK.
Nissan has revised the powertrains in the X-Trail and now offers the SUV with a 1.3-litre petrol and 1.7-litre diesel.
Arval has developed a new tool to help company car drivers understand which powertrains are suitable for their needs.
Average used petrol prices rose 15.5% and by nearly £1,400 to £10,370 during 2018 according to an analysis of used cars sold online by Autorola UK.
Dacia has added two new petrol engines to the Duster range, announced at the 2018 Paris Motor Show.
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