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Fuel price rises accelerate

Filling up with fuel

Filling up the average family car is now around £5 more expensive than it was in February, following the third consecutive month of fuel price rises. According to RAC Fuel Watch data for May, the average forecourt price of unleaded petrol is now 110.59p (up 1.92p a litre), while diesel …

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Go Ultra Low to save money

Go Ultra Low line-up

Motorists could save an average of £306 a year in garage bills by switching to a new electric car. New research by the government and industry-backed Go Ultra Low campaign has found that the average driver forks out £400 for servicing and maintenance for their petrol or diesel car – …

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Motorists are smiles better off

Petrol Prices Asda

British motorists are covering 3.8 billion extra miles per year thanks to lower fuel costs. The 20% fall in the price of fuel since January 2014 has left the nation’s drivers much better off, according to the study by Kwik Fit. More than four million drivers say that lower petrol …

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Motorists not put off diesel

Diesel exhaust

Most drivers are more concerned about fuel economy than emissions, according to new research. In a survey of 2,565 motorists by the RAC, nearly three in four people made the confession they are generally more worried about fuel consumption than they are about health-harming emissions. However, the Volkswagen emissions scandal …

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Skoda Superb review

Skoda Superb

Rarely has a car lived up to its name as much as the new Skoda Superb. The slightly awkward, dumpy look of the last version has been replaced by a sleek, chiselled design capped by Skoda’s signature LED running lights. Longer, lighter, higher and wider, it’s also safer, roomier, more …

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Top driving tips for fuel economy

Audi fuel economy world record

The cost of petrol and diesel is one of the the biggest concerns for motorists, so why not make your fuel go further? With the average family car costing around £60 to fill up, the RAC has come up with a set of top tips, plus there’s advice from the …

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Switch to electric and save

Renault ZOE home charging

How you could save £750 per year in tax and fuel by ditching your petrol or diesel car and switching to an electric vehicle… British motorists are missing out on savings of almost £24.5 billion every year by not taking advantage of ultra low emission motoring, according to new research. …

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Mitsubishi ASX 2.2 Diesel 4WD review

Mitsubishi ASX

You don’t need us to tell you that crossovers are all the rage – and why not? They combine the best of hatchbacks and SUVs. So, how does the Mitsubishi ASX shape up? Slugging it out in one of the most competitive sectors of the car world can’t be easy, …

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Revealed: Britain’s best diesel cars 2015

Britain's best diesels

Find out who won what at the prestigious DieselCar Magazine awards… DieselCar Magazine has revealed the winners of its annual Car of the Year awards, with the striking Citroen Cactus scooping the top trophy. “It’s been a bumper year for newcomers, all displaying a significant amount of talent,” said DieselCar’s Editor …

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“Rip-off” motorway service stations

Filling up at the petrol pump

Petrol prices are at a three-year low, yet motorists are fuming about the cost of fuel at motorway services. Research from the RAC shows that petrol and diesel prices at motorway service stations can be as much as 10p higher than those elsewhere. The worst offender for high fuel prices …

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