Fuel Price & Efficiency News
Everyone is feeling the pinch nowadays and the cost of everyday living seems to be rising more and more each week. As the price of fuel particularly keeps on increasing it seems that many motorists are risking a breakdown by running their cars on fumes.
With many British drivers taking their cars on the continent this year the cost of fuel is high in everyone’s mind. A recent survey by the Post Office has revealed that the cost of fuel has increased in the last few years in many popular European destinations.
As anyone knows who has been on a long journey recently fuel prices are still continuing to rise and if you happen to have to stop at the motorway services this is especially true, with prices sometimes in excess of 10p more than at regular petrol stations.
People in the UK may have the best intentions when it comes to the environment, but they do not always act upon them.
Most people will agree that owning their own car is a sign of freedom and flexibility, but what if you only needed a car occasionally? The expense of owning, taxing, repairing and fuelling your own vehicle is now becoming prohibitive for many in the UK, so what are the alternatives?
With motorists having to pay more and more to keep their cars on the road every potential saving is vital. Recent research has revealed that checking tyres could help ease the financial burden of vehicle owners.
Commercial and personal drivers with diesel engines should have greater support from the government on diesel pricing, it has been argued.
European driver habits are being shaped by high fuel prices, with motorists reconsidering the benefits of multi-litre fuel guzzlers.
A proportion of motorists across the UK are filling their cars up with an illegal fuel substance, it has been claimed. Research from Revenue and Customs found that in some areas of the country around one in five vehicles were found with red diesel inside.
Almost half of all drivers expect to be filling up their cars with alternative fuels by 2020 says a recent poll by a leading motor trade magazine.