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MOTs to be deferred because of Coronavirus 25 Mar 2020

Drivers will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing because of the Coronavirus. It will mean key workers will be able to get to their places of employment and people can get to the shops
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Pump prices slashed 23 Mar 2020

The cost of filling up with fuel has fallen sharply finally mirroring a collapse in oil prices. The supermarket chains Morrisons and Asda have cut the price of a litre of petrol by 12p and diesel b
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VED overhaul planned 12 Mar 2020

The Government is calling for evidence on whether the VED system should be overhauled to encourage the greater take up of green vehicles. Currently, cars are put into bands depending what their CO2
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Budget 2020 reaction 11 Mar 2020

The Chancellor has announced in Budget 2020 that the general level of fuel duty on petrol and diesel will stay frozen for another year. It has now been levied at 57.95p per litre since March 2011.
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E10 petrol to be introduced in 2021 04 Mar 2020

The government has announced plans to introduce a new blend of petrol with a higher proportion of bioethanol next year. Ministers are consulting on a proposal to make E10 - a lower carbon fuel with
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Small fall in number of substandard road bridges 28 Feb 2020

The number of substandard road bridges managed by councils across Great Britain has fallen slightly over the past year. Local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales have identified 3,061 bridge
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EV fuel costs for a set journey 26 Feb 2020

The fuel costs of driving a battery-electric car over a set distance can vary by as much as nine times depending when and where the vehicle is recharged. RAC Foundation analysis shows overnight cha
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Speed awareness course numbers hit new high 26 Feb 2020

A record number of drivers took a speed awareness course last year. In 2019, 1,282,698 people completed the course up from 1,186,536 in the previous year. For those caught speeding the chance to
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Tech not tests key to keeping older drivers safe 27 Jan 2020

Offering higher levels of intuitive in-car technology to older drivers is likely to be more helpful in keeping them safe on the road than any system of mass retesting. There are already 5.5 million
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Oil price over time

Oil price over time
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Pump prices over time

Pump prices over time
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Plug-in car grant claims

Plug-in car grant claims
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Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices

Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices
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Fuel duty and VED revenue

Fuel duty and VED revenue
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Weekly fuel fact sheet

Weekly fuel fact sheet