Diesel under pressure as buyers’ preferences change

Demand for diesel cars fell by more than 21% in August while registrations of conventional petrol vehicles grew by almost 4%, according to the latest figures. Petrol hybrid and pure electric vehicles (EVs) also increased substantially, up 74.9% and 62.5%,…

Fleets need a balanced view on vehicle choice

Vehicle selection has to be more carefully evaluated than ever before, but diesel still has an important role to play although its importance will diminish over time. That’s why we are advising our clients to adopt a balanced fleet view…

Transitioning from diesel to greener fuels

So the combustion engine will be consigned to history in 2040 that much we know (see my previous blog: You’re fired – petrol and diesel engines get the bullet). While we have been keen green backers as a progressive option for…

Diesel dilemma as sales continue to fall

The dilemma surrounding diesel-powered vehicles continues as the latest sales figures for May show that diesel, once the workhorse of the UK company car market, has lost further ground amidst the continuing controversy over noxious emissions. The UK new car…