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…

Hyundai joins Go Ultra Low campaign

Hyundai Motor UK has signalled its commitment to an ultra-low emission future by joining Go Ultra Low, the government and industry-backed campaign that exists to highlight the benefits of plug-in and fuel cell electric vehicles. The news comes as sales…

Is diesel really a dirty word?

Seems like diesel fuel has been in the firing line since the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal brought the pollution effects of this heavy fuel into focus. Since then, the anti-diesel sentiment has gained pace. London Mayor Sadiq Kahn announced a…

Ten facts you need to know about diesel

Despite their recent bad press, British car buyers registered almost a quarter of a million new diesel cars in March – an all-time high. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveals why it’s not all bad news for…

The drive for clean air

Diesel as a fuel has become the staple of car fleets since the government introduced CO2 emission based benefit in kind tax rules in 2002. Little wonder: it’s thermally efficient – producing low levels of CO2 and plenty of miles…

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