An ‘anti-diesel agenda’ and VED changes are threatening to damage efforts to reduce UK CO2 emissions.
High volumes of stock in the market depressed February’s usual seasonal rise in values, according to data published by Cap HPI.
Diesel vehicles are to be banned from the centres of Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City by 2025.
Would ministers give away the 16% CO2 advantage - according to Emissions Analytics' testing - diesel has over petrol for the same distance driven in real-world operation, until there is a viable alternative?
The price of EVs rose by 8.7% alongside a 1.2% decline for diesel cars as demand for alternative fuel vehicles continued to increase in April, reports Manheim and Motors.co.uk.
Brexit could offer diesel vehicles a stay of execution as the UK would no longer to meet stringent EU emissions laws means manufacturers could slow production from 2017, claims Motoring.co.uk.
Renault-Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn, has warned the Volkswagen emissions scandal is hitting worldwide diesel vehicle sales.
Alternatively fuelled cars are showing the highest year-on-year price increase in the used market of all fuel types. The average prices for diesel cars has fallen below petrol for the first time.
The VW emissions scandal has damaged motorists’ trust in manufacturers’ environmental claims, but it hasn’t deterred them from considering diesel in the future.
Calls to ban or reduce usage of existing diesel cars in major towns and cities could see the values of affected vehicles fall significantly, predicts Glass's.
The Volkswagen emissions scandal has not rocked consumers’ faith in diesel, according to new research by AA Cars.
Diesel remains the most flexible fuel; the one that will continue to give the automotive industry its backbone, in the haulage sector and elsewhere.
Fears are mounting that diesel could be hit with tax rises in the chancellor’s Autumn Statement as the Government reacts to the Volkswagen diesel crisis.
Volkswagen and Audi dealers are being warned the brands could face a “major credibility crisis” in the UK following revelations the Volkswagen AG deliberately "fixed" emissions software.
The increase in average used values of diesel cars in August was more than £200 higher than the rise in average values of petrol cars.
MPs are calling on the Government and the London mayor to introduce more stringent measures to dissuade drivers from choosing diesel engined cars.
Central government and local authorities should look at the facts before making major policy changes in the name of achieving 'green' environmental improvements.
Motor parts reconditioning specialist DPF Clean Team is reminding garages that removing a DPF is illegal and specialist cleaning should never be a last resort.
Dealers are being given a key role by car manufacturers in the campaign against the 'demonisation' of diesel
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