Fuel Price & Efficiency News
With more and more motorists in the UK taking holidays in the UK due to rising costs of air travel it is important to keep an eye on the cost of fuel, according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).
Businessmen and women looking to cut their motoring bills should consider whether their journeys are necessary before getting in the car, a new report suggests.
A number of drivers in the UK would be happy to go green in the future, it has been claimed. Research from EDF Energy has found that more than 17.5 million people would switch their vehicle for an environmentally-friendly one.
New research has revealed that motorists choosing to fill their vehicles with superfuels at the petrol station may not necessarily see significant improvements in economy. A study conducted by What Car?
Perhaps understandably, improved fuel performance is the number one technological innovation on the top of EU drivers' wish list.
Car insurance customers who may be worried about financial pressures at the moment could benefit from car-sharing, it has been suggested.
Petrol station operators have reported increasing numbers of criminals fixing fake plates to their cars and driving away from pumps without paying. The scam is becoming more and more worthwhile, as fuel prices continue to rise.
Men are more likely to be left stranded at the side of the road after running out of fuel than women, a recent survey by roadside assistance firm Green Flag has claimed. And even when they do remember to fill up, they are more likely to put the wrong fuel in the tank.
Environmental concerns are being prioritised by carmakers thanks to international pressure, it has been suggested.
Motor insurance customers in the UK appear to be adopting green driving techniques, according to a leading website promoting green vehicles. A spokesperson from the company said reports have shown average speeds on motorways have dropped over recent months.