A Brief History Of Diesel

Once deemed too sluggish for passenger cars, today diesel powers high-speed, high-tech units that combine efficiency with great driving dynamics. But the origins of the engine are much humbler. When Rudolf Diesel stood back from his workbench in 1893 to survey the prototype engine he’d just ...

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A petrol station got its fuel mixed up and people’s cars started to break down

A fuel mix up at a petrol station has left drivers facing repair bills running into hundreds of pounds. About a dozen motorists have taken to social media to report that their cars either broke down or “juddered along” after filling up at the Applegreen Petrol Station on Tremains Road in ...

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Five fuel tankers catch fire in Essex causing huge explosions!!

Explosions were heard in Essex on Wednesday night after five fuel tankers went up in flames. People in Purfleet reported hearing “absolutely huge” explosions and posted photos on social media of flames and black smoke rising into the night sky. Fire crews spent more than two hours ...

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Signs You Have Misfuelled Your Car!!

So you think you may have put diesel in your petrol car, what does this mean for your car? The good news is that putting diesel in a petrol engine should not cause any long term and expensive damage to your car, even if you have driven the car with a large amount of the […]

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Fuel duty cut for diesel cars was wrong, says ex-chief science adviser!!

The former chief scientific adviser has admitted it was wrong to cut fuel duty on diesel vehicles after being hoodwinked by the car industry, as the mayor of London launched a crackdown on vehicle pollution. David King, who until last week served Labour and Tory governments as special ...

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LEARN THE RULES OF USING RED DIESEL

The rules around using red diesel are strict, and before you go ahead and use red diesel, it’s always a good idea to double check your individual usage with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Below is a guide to using red diesel and it should be used as a guide only to help answer […]

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