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First Drive: Nissan Qashqai 1.3-litre petrol

2 months ago / 0 comments

A tie-in with Daimler adds refinement and improves economy in the latest Qashqai update, discovers Jonathan Musk…

Nissan launches new 1.3-litre petrol in Qashqai

5 months 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

12 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

12 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

1 year 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

1 year 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 

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

3 years ago / 0 comments

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