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Fuel duty freeze welcomed across sector

After pressure from industry trade groups, the freeze in fuel duty announced by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the recent budget was welcomed across the sector.

Following pressure from industry trade groups, the cancellation of a planned rise in fuel duty announced by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the recent budget was welcomed across the sector. Despite plans for an increase the budget saw the announcement Read more »


COP26 FON Blog 4: Transport decarbonisation

Exclusive COP26 blog from Stephen Marcos Jones, director-general UKPIA, with Transport Day news on transport decarbonisation, low carbon fuels and hydrogen solutions.

Continuing with his exclusive blog for Fuel Oil News, covering news from COP26, Stephen Marcos Jones, director-general UKPIA, shares the latest updates from Transport Day with transport decarbonisation, low carbon fuels and hydrogen solutions. “It’s transport day at COP26. Transport Read more »


Government: new HGVs zero emission by 2040

Transport Day at COP26 brought with it news that all new UK heavy goods vehicles will be zero-emission by 2040 bringing an end to sales of new diesel vehicles

Transport Day at COP26 brought with it news that all new heavy goods vehicles in the UK will be zero-emission by 2040, with the UK government confirming plans that will mean an end to the sale of all non-zero emission Read more »


Ban on petrol and diesel cars sooner than expected

The Government has officially confirmed that the ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars has been moved forward to 2030, while also announcing a new £20m funding pot for electric vehicle (EV) innovation. Transport is the UK’s largest Read more »


E10 to fuel UK’s journey to net zero

Today’s announcement that the UK Government will mandate the introduction of E10 fuel – petrol containing up to 10% of sustainable bioethanol, from September this year – has been welcomed by the industry with open arms. Ken Cronin CEO of Read more »


UKPIA welcomes Government’s E10 announcement

UKPIA welcomes the UK Government announcement today that mandates higher ethanol content petrol – E10 – following consultation and will continue to seek close government-industry partnership on the rollout of the policy to enable a seamless transition for all consumers. Read more »