Vehicles: Hybrid cars can use FOUR TIMES more fuel than makers claim

Plug-in hybrid electric cars can use four times more fuel than makers claim, costing owners an average of £462 per year more than expected, Which? has warned.  The consumer watchdog tested 22 popular hybrid models over 62 miles (100km) and found that they had all been advertised with unrealistic fuel efficiency figures. On average, hybrid cars … Read more

Tory civil war on tax as PM hints fuel duty WILL be frozen in Budget

The Tory civil war over tax is raging today as Boris Johnson hinted fuel duty will be frozen in tomorrow’s Budget – but Lord Hague warned that taxes will have to rise to heal the public finances. The PM signalled that Rishi Sunak will avoid raising the levy on fuel as he insisted the economic … Read more

Fuel stations to switch to greener E10 petrol from September

E10 arrival in September:The Department for Transport has confirmed that fuel retailers will be selling the greener fuel later this year – though drivers of older cars are warned to avoid it Filling stations across the UK will switch from E5 to E10 petrol in September, the Department for Transport has confirmed today. The greener … Read more

Rebel Wilson shows off her incredible 30kg weight loss in bright blue ensemble as she fills up fuel

Rebel Wilson shows off her 30kg weight loss in a quirky blue ensemble as she fills up on petrol in LA… after her split from Jacob Busch By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 00:31 GMT, 22 February 2021 | Updated: 00:38 GMT, 22 February 2021 Rebel Wilson has been on a health and … Read more

Fuel duty hike ‘may stop UK bouncing back’, campaigners warn

Fuel duty hike ‘may stop UK bouncing back’: Campaigners warn Rishi Sunak any increase in levy would put ‘unprecedented’ strain on family finances Rishi Sunak is rumoured to be considering a fuel duty raise of up to 5p per litre Fuel duty has been frozen at 57.95 pence per litre for petrol and diesel since … Read more

Pollution: Roadside ‘supershrub’ traps fuel emissions, experts say 

Is this a solution to traffic pollution? ‘Supershrub’ at the roadside can trap fuel emissions, experts say The Cotoneaster plant was found to absorb more pollution than similar shrubs  It was found by researchers to be 20 per cent more effective at soaking up traffic fume particles than plants such as hawthorn and western red cedar … Read more

Is this the pollution solution? ‘Supershrub’ at the roadside can trap fuel emissions, experts say 

Is this a solution to traffic pollution? ‘Supershrub’ at the roadside can trap fuel emissions, experts say The Cotoneaster plant was found to absorb more pollution than similar shrubs  It was found by researchers to be 20 per cent more effective at soaking up traffic fume particles than plants such as hawthorn and western red cedar … Read more

Rishi Sunak comes under pressure not to hike fuel duty amid fears it could cost hauliers £2k each 

Don’t punish the truckers! Rishi Sunak comes under pressure from motoring groups not to hike fuel duty by 5p amid fears it could cost hauliers £2k each Cross-party report says fuel duty hike would threaten UK’s post-Covid recovery MPs’ report says rise would add up to £2,250 a year to average haulier’s fuel bill  Fuel … Read more

Rishi Sunak comes under pressure not to hike fuel duty amid fears it could cost hauliers £2k each 

Don’t punish the truckers! Rishi Sunak comes under pressure from motoring groups not to hike fuel duty by 5p amid fears it could cost hauliers £2k each Cross-party report says fuel duty hike would threaten UK’s post-Covid recovery MPs’ report says rise would add up to £2,250 a year to average haulier’s fuel bill  Fuel … Read more

Rishi Sunak urged to freeze fuel duty as petrol prices rise

Rishi Sunak urged to freeze fuel duty in the March Budget as cost of petrol at the pumps rises By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 GMT, 10 February 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 10 February 2021 Chancellor Rishi Sunak has come under increasing pressure to freeze fuel duty again as the cost … Read more