Harlow MP Robert Halfon has called for a parliamentary debate on whether the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) should investigate UK fuel prices. The Conservative MP wants a debate and vote to focus on the non-duty portion of petrol and diesel prices: specifically on whether there is a need to investigate possible price-fixing and anti-competitive behaviour by oil wholesalers. Halfon is seeking to table a Commons Motion on the issue, which has been backed by 65 cross-party MPs, and he […]
New vans running on petrol and diesel will not be sold in the UK from 2030 as the government forges ahead with its “extremely aggressive” phase out of conventional combustion engines.
Both DHL and the RHA have urged Grangemouth Refinery owner Ineos, the Unite union and workers at the plant, to swiftly resolve their differences and resume fuel production.
In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.