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Nissan launches new 1.3-litre petrol in Qashqai

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Nissan has replaced the outgoing 1.2 & 1.6-litre petrol engines with a new 1.3-litre DIG-T, which debuts on the Qashqai and promises to provide better economy … Read More »

Engine and styling updates for Suzuki Vitara SUV

3 months ago / 0 comments

Suzuki will launch a revised version of its best-selling Vitara compact SUV in September, featuring two turbocharged petrol engines and no diesel version.

Petrol Minis to get particulate filters

4 months ago / 0 comments

Mini is adding petrol particulate filters across its range, as part of upgrade measures for new models manufactured from July onwards.

Fleets warned about flawed anti-diesel policies

4 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

4 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.

E-Pace gets AI and Jaguar’s latest petrol engine

4 months ago / 0 comments

Jaguar‘s E-Pace SUV is now available with Jaguar Land Rover’s 197bhp 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged Ingenium petrol engine for the first time.

Mercedes-Benz expands E-Class range

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

Diesel is “finished”, says Suzuki GB MD

6 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.

Petrol more than half of Q1 fleet registrations

7 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

7 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 »

Best new diesels as clean as petrol, finds Emissions Analytics

8 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.

Diesel share of new car market slips to a third

8 months ago / 0 comments

Diesel demand fell further in February, prompting fleet specialists to continue calls for businesses to ensure they’re picking the right vehicles for the job rather than … Read More »

Shift towards petrols is ‘inevitable’ for used car market, warns VRA

8 months ago / 0 comments

The used car market needs to start factoring in a forthcoming market shift to petrols to ensure the downturn in diesel demand is managed.

Petrol becomes the top fleet fuel in January, SMMT data shows

9 months ago / 0 comments

Diesel dropped to around a third of new car registrations in the UK in January, even taking second place even among fleets, despite a much slower … Read More »

Fuel prices up for third month in row 

9 months ago / 0 comments

Average petrol and diesel prices rose in January for the third month in a row following a 2% increase in the price of oil.

SUV and petrol registrations drive EU car demand

9 months ago / 0 comments

EU car registrations rose 3.1% in 2017 as an uplift in demand for SUVs and petrol models helped drive the market.

Used diesel values rise while used petrol prices fall

9 months ago / 0 comments

Demand and prices for used diesels remained strong during 2017 and continued to outweigh the petrol market, according to Autorola.

New car registrations fall in 2017 as CO2 rises

10 months ago / 0 comments

The UK new car market fell 5.7% to 2.54 million in 2017 while average new car CO2 figures rose for the first time in two decades as drivers … Read More »

First Drive: Volvo XC40

10 months ago / 0 comments

Jonathan Musk finds out if Volvo’s new crossover lives up to the hype.

Pricing announced for new Renault Scénic 1.3-litre petrol

10 months ago / 1 comments

Renault’s new 1.3-litre petrol Scénic and Grand Scénic will be priced from £22,005 OTR with order books to open 1 January.

Fuel price warning in run-up to Christmas

10 months ago / 0 comments

Petrol and diesel prices are likely to rise by as much as 3p a litre in advance of Christmas as a result of the shutdown of … Read More »

Volvo adds T4 petrol engine to S90 and V90

11 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s S90 saloon and V90 estate are now available with a new T4 petrol engine intended to appeal to business drivers.

Mazda engines to target sub-EV CO2 emissions

12 months ago / 0 comments

Mazda is targeting a combustion engine with lower well-to-wheel CO2 emissions than an electric vehicle, as part of a suite of fuel-saving solutions to cater for … Read More »

DS 7 Crossback SUV range, pricing and specification announced

12 months ago / 0 comments

Following the launch edition ‘La Première’ DS 7 Crossback made available earlier this year, the French luxury car brand has announced a choice of trim, petrol … Read More »

Petrol price rise looms following October’s fall

12 months ago / 0 comments

The cost of petrol fell in October after three consecutive months of increases but price rises look imminent, according to the RAC.

The Insider: The fuel picture

1 year ago / 0 comments

With a diesel tax on the way, improving petrol economy and a switch to electric mobility, The Insider reckons it’s never been trickier to model whole-life … Read More »

Skoda adds 1.5 TSI petrol unit to Octavia line-up

1 year ago / 0 comments

Skoda has expanded the line-up for its recently facelifted Octavia (see road test here) with a new 1.5 TSI petrol engine.

Fleets need a balanced view on diesel, petrol and alternative fuels, says Fleet Alliance

1 year ago / 0 comments

Diesel plays an important role for fleets, but this will diminish over time and careful evaluation must be made by fleets, says Fleet Alliance, which is … Read More »

Infiniti prioritises efficient petrol engines

2 years ago / 0 comments

Infiniti has developed a production first petrol engine technology said to offer high performance and economy without requiring electrification.