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Tag : diesel

Electric cars step up to the challenge at 2018 MPG Marathon

2 months ago / 0 comments

Results from the 2018 Fleet World/ALD Automotive MPG Marathon have shown fleets and drivers have never a wider choice of technologies at their disposal, just as … Read More »

Diesel may still be best choice, says Lex Autolease

2 months ago / 0 comments

Lex Autolease is reiterating that all fuel technologies have a place in the fleet sector as it highlights the need to choose the right vehicle for … Read More »

Emissions Analytics to rate ‘real-world’ emissions compliance

2 months ago / 0 comments

Emissions Analytics is developing a new rating system which will identify which vehicles are likely to come close to or exceed their legal NOx and particulate … Read More »

Toyota drops diesel for three core fleet models

2 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota has shown full hybrid versions of the Corolla, Camry and RAV4 at the Paris Motor Show, each offering lower CO2 emissions than the diesel models … Read More »

Porsche calls time on diesel

3 months ago / 0 comments

Porsche is not reintroducing diesel engines back into its range, claiming the fuel had a ‘secondary role’ and that it will instead focus on meeting demand … Read More »

Fleets need stronger links to Government, expert warns

4 months ago / 0 comments

The fleet industry needs stronger links to Government to avoid a repeat of the current ‘breakdown in communication’ that’s causing confusion among decision-makers, according to mid-term … Read More »

Audi adds 2.0-litre diesel to new A6 and A7

4 months ago / 0 comments

Audi is adding a 2.0-litre ‘mild hybrid’ diesel engine to the new A6 saloon and Avant, and A7 Sportback model ranges, offering CO2 emissions from 117g/km … Read More »

Electric vehicles ‘no solution’ to UK air quality

5 months ago / 0 comments

Emissions Analytics has warned the Government not to focus on electric vehicles as the solution to improving air quality, with diesel engines already offering a viable … Read More »

Mazda CX-5 diesels gain AdBlue injection

5 months ago / 1 comments

Mazda UK has updated the CX-5’s 2.2-litre diesel engines in line with the facelifted Mazda6, adding NOx-reducing Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to its best-seller for the … Read More »

First Drive: Hyundai Kona 1.6 CRDi diesel

5 months ago / 0 comments

Can diesel prove to be the pick of the bunch for Hyundai’s fun Kona? By Jonathan Musk

Fleets warned about flawed anti-diesel policies

6 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets and policymakers are being told not to take a blanket anti-diesel approach, as leasing statistics show a widespread move towards potentially more polluting, higher CO2, … Read More »

Asda sparks further fuel price war

6 months ago / 0 comments

Asda has announced a further fuel price cut, marking its second in a fortnight, following further decreases in the cost of wholesale oil.

UK cities call for earlier petrol and diesel ban

6 months ago / 0 comments

City leaders from across the UK are calling on Government to bring forward the ban on pure petrol and diesel vehicle sales to 2030, as part … Read More »

Germany’s second diesel ban likely to have ‘domino effect’

6 months ago / 0 comments

Germany is to get its second diesel ban by 2019 after a judge in a regional court rules that it must go ahead.

Fiat Chrysler to phase out diesel by 2021

6 months ago / 0 comments

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest carmaker to call time on diesels in Europe with plans to ditch diesels across its car line-up by 2021, citing … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz expands E-Class range

7 months ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz has expanded the E-Class range with new petrol and diesel engines.

Mazda debuts 1.8 diesel with updated CX-3 SUV

7 months ago / 0 comments

Mazda has launched its updated CX-3 compact SUV in Japan, debuting a new 114bhp 1.8-litre diesel engine as a replacement for the old 1.5-litre unit.

Diesel used car demand stays strong but ULEV uptake soars

7 months ago / 0 comments

Demand for used diesel and ultra-low emission vehicles rose in Q1, with drivers showing particular interest in zero-emission vehicles.

Volvo to phase out diesel from 2019

7 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo Cars will begin phasing out diesel engines this year, with all new launches offering only electric or progressively more hybridised petrol engines – starting with … Read More »

Audi finds software “irregularities” with 60,000 diesel engines

7 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has suspended deliveries of certain diesel-powered A6 and A7 models, as it develops a software update to rectify “irregularities” with the engine management on 60,000 … Read More »

Nissan to phase out diesel engines by 2025

7 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has become the latest manufacturer to confirm it will drop diesel engines from its line-up, as it pushes ahead with plug-in hybrid and fully electric … Read More »

Diesel is “finished”, says Suzuki GB MD

8 months ago / 0 comments

Suzuki has dropped diesel engines from its UK line-up, following a year where more than 97% of its sales were petrol-powered.

‘Breakthrough’ Bosch technology could provide future for diesel

8 months ago / 0 comments

Bosch has developed new technology that it says could stop, once and for all, the debate about the death of diesel and ensure a future for … Read More »

EV used values up 41% in Q1 while diesel remains strong

8 months ago / 0 comments

Average selling prices for electric vehicles shot up 41% in the first quarter of 2018, outperforming the market, while diesel values held steady.

First Drive: Jaguar E-Pace 148bhp Diesel S

8 months ago / 0 comments

Does Jaguar’s new compact SUV live up to standards set by the popular F-Pace? Jonathan Must finds out…

Petrol more than half of Q1 fleet registrations

8 months ago / 0 comments

Diesel car registrations fell 37.2% in the first three quarters of 2018, with petrol now accounting for over half of all new fleet cars during the … Read More »

Diesel emissions policies open to loopholes, study warns

8 months ago / 0 comments

Policymakers are being warned to take a wider look at the effects of vehicle emissions to avoid creating loopholes, a team of scientists has warned, following … Read More »

Statement of Intent: How the Autumn Budget will impact on fleets

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Autumn Budget sent out a clear message on how the Government views diesel vehicles, which will impact future choice. But will the changes impact the … Read More »

The £365m Diesel Tax Grab

9 months ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick is unconvinced by the company car tax reforms announced in the latest Budget.

Best new diesels as clean as petrol, finds Emissions Analytics

9 months ago / 0 comments

The best-performing Euro 6 diesel engines emit as little NOx as petrol, while the worst-offending ones pollute worse than some 10-year-old cars.