Fuel Price & Efficiency News
It may be tempting to get carried away in the moment and take immediate advantage of diesel prices being lower than petrol. However, as with any new car purchase you should take more than the cost of fuel into account.
The Telegraph reports:
Motorists have been informed that a £20 fine will be presented to them if they are sat in a stationary car with the engine running. From 1st of May the new penalty will come into force in two trial boroughs of London, and as you can imagine the majority are against the new fines.
Government ministers are to be catapulted into the future with the first fleet of electric cars to replace their old fuel run motors.
Oil imports could be cut by 40% due to a surge in electric vehicles on the roads. Motorists could be reaping the benefits by 2030 as more drivers are predicted to switch to electric vehicles, making driving a lot less expensive for drivers of petrol and diesel-fuelled vehicles.
If more UK drivers decide to buy an electric car then the country could save billions in fuel costs. While it requires a massive investment in infrastructure by the Government, the added health benefits and costs cut could be a big incentive.
Recently a shock admission by Ministers that encouraging uptake of diesel cars may have been a mistake, due to their unexpectedly high nitrogen oxide emissions, has caused a backla