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.
Nissan has replaced the existing 1.2-litre and 1.6-litre petrol engines in the Qashqai with a new 1.3-litre unit.
Maker introduces new petrol engine in response to diesel slowdown
HMRC has published its latest advisory fuel rates (AFRs), which come into force from September 1.
Vauxhall has introduced a new 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine to the Insignia range.
Trade body warns with little sign of demand for used diesels falling, it could result in a potential oversupply of petrol cars in the medium term.
The price of petrol and diesel has increased every day since the end of March on supermarket forecourts, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals.
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