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Motorists braced for rising fuel prices

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With oil prices on the up, the days of cheap petrol and diesel could be numbered.  Read More…

Should fuel prices be even lower?

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As pump prices fall, the proportion we give to the government in fuel taxes is rising. Campaigners are calling for a cut in duty – but is this realistic?

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Drivers demand end to motorway fuel rip-off

Female upset at fuel price

Motorists are fed up with paying through the nose for petrol and diesel at service stations. A new survey shows they want the government to intervene.

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Fuel retailers starting to play fair

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The cost of petrol and diesel has fallen sharply this year thanks to lower wholesale prices. So does this mean that retailers are playing fair?

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Parked up? Engine running? Lawbreaker!

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Drivers who don't cut their engines when waiting aren't just wasting fuel: they're breaking the law and risk being fined. Sue Hayward investigates.

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Car review: Hyundai i30 Tourer

Hyundai i30 Tourer exterior

The Hyundai i30 Tourer is spacious and has a range of clean and fuel-efficient engines - shame it's no oil painting, writes reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Fuel: How low do you go?

Low fuel warning light

Do you keep your car's fuel tank topped up or are you happy to run on fumes? We look at Britain's fuelling habits.

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Diesel drivers getting a raw deal at the pumps

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The wholesale costs of petrol and diesel are practically the same. So why are diesel owners being charged so much more for fuel? Rob Griffin investigates.

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Car review: Lexus IS 300h F SPORT

Lexus IS 300h F SPORT exterior

After a cheap-on-tax company car? The Lexus IS 300h saloon with its efficient hybrid engine is an excellent choice, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes Clay.

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Jury still out on park-and-ride schemes

Bus in Salford

For 40 years, councils have tried to address city-centre congestion with park-and-ride services. But for many motorists, these schemes have never taken off. Do you think these schemes work?

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