Consumption of road transport fuels fell fractionally during 2012, latest statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown. A 5.4% fall in petrol sales over the year being almost entirely offset by a 2.36% rise in diesel sales, according to DECC. In the fourth quarter of 2012, petrol sales fell by 4.9% compared to Q4 2011 to reach 4.47 billion litres, while diesel sales rose by 3.7% at 8.19 billion litres. That left full year sales […]
North Lincolnshire-based Clugston Distribution Services has revealed it will expand both its fleet and its workforce with a £1.5m investment in new tractors and trailers this year.
Plans to extend the island fuel rebate scheme have been announced by chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
The chancellor Philip Hammond has frozen fuel duty, the HGV Road User Levy and vehicle excise duty (VED) in today’s budget but had little to offer in regards to tackling the UK’s chronic congestion.