Fair Fuel UK (FFUK) founder Howard Cox has said the campaign for a cut in fuel duty goes on, as new consumption figures revealed diesel demand continues to grow. Commenting on provisional new figures released yesterday (27 March) by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), which show demand for diesel still growing despite the UK’s high rate of duty, Cox told Motortransport.co.uk that continuing the campaign was “a no-brainer”. Rejecting the suggestion that continuing high demand gave government carte blanche […]
Treasury minister Danny Alexander has pledged to review FairFuelUK’s (FFUK) economic report, which shows that the planned 3ppl duty rise in January will result in 35,000 job losses and reduce GDP growth by 0.1%. During a landmark meeting yesterday (29 October) with FFUK and its major backers the FTA and RHA, the chief secretary to the Treasury made a firm commitment to look closely at the Impact of fuel duty on the macro-economy report, produced by the National Institute for […]
Keyfuels is using Multimodal to unveil ControlMax, an online portal that gives fleet managers complete control over the use of their drivers’ fuel cards.
Two diesel laundering plants capable together of producing more than 15 million litres of illicit fuel a year have been discovered and closed in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland. Officers from HMRC and the Police Service of Northern Ireland found one plant hidden in a shed at a private address in Cullyhanna; while the other was discovered in an unrelated operation next to a private address in Middletown. Three tonnes of toxic waste – a by-product of the laundering process – […]