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Right wing group calls for end to fuel duty freeze
14 August, 2019

A ring-wing think tank has called on the government to end the freeze on the value of fuel duty and apply a surcharge on fuel duty for diesel fuel, to help improve air quality.

Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
Diesel decline continues to depress new car sales
07 August, 2019

The UK new car market declined for the fifth consecutive month in July, with 157,198 vehicles leaving showrooms, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Prevalence of petrol lease cars drives up CO2 emissions
26 July, 2019

Average CO2 figures for new leased cars have risen to a five-year high, according to the latest British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA) Quarterly Leasing Survey.

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Petrol and diesel prices fall after four months of rises
03 July, 2019

Four months of rising fuel prices came to an end in June with the average cost of both petrol and diesel at the pumps falling sharply due to the cost of oil dipping to $62, according to RAC Fuel Watch.

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CNG Fuels starts building work on biomethane refuelling stations
22 May, 2019

CNG Fuels has commenced construction of two new public access renewable biomethane compressed natural gas (Bio-CNG) refuelling stations, two of five due to open in 2019 to cater for increasing demand from HGV operators switching from diesel.

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Government advisers urge earlier ban on petrol and diesel cars
03 May, 2019

The target for banning sales of new petrol and diesel cars should be brought forward from 2040, ideally to 2030, or to 2035 at the latest, according to a committee set up by the Government to advise it on emissions targets.

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Petrol price rise in April is second highest monthly gain on record
03 May, 2019

The average price of petrol increased by 5.44ppl in April, the second highest monthly rise since 2000, according to data from RAC Fuel Watch.

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Government commission calls for ban on diesel lorries by 2040
24 April, 2019

Ministers should ban the sale of new diesel HGV lorries by no later than 2040, according to a report by the government’s National Infrastructure Commission (NIC).

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Sales of new cars continue to slide in March
05 April, 2019

UK new car registrations were down 3.4% in March, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 

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Supermarkets step up competition on fuel pricing
03 April, 2019

Normal competition on fuel prices between the big four supermarkets appears to have resumed in March after four months during which Asda’s competitors stopped tracking its prices as closely as they have in the past.

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?