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fuel

Whitepaper: What’s next for diesel?

Written by | Posted on 11.09.2017

With rising diesel prices and tax changes, the move toward cleaner alternative fuels is gathering pace. Find out what the future has in store for diesel.

Whole life costs: Getting the bigger picture

Written by | Posted on 19.06.2017

Whole Life Cost of Fleet. The sum of all the variable costs associated with running a fleet - here we list out the seven factors you need to consider.

Costs of car ownership revealed

Written by | Posted on 06.02.2017

LeasePlan CarCost Index reveals widely divergent total costs of driving a car in Europe, linked primarily to depreciation and taxation.

Fuel Duty – all you need to know

Written by | Posted on 23.09.2016

Make no mistake, Fuel Duty is a hot topic - it accounts for half of everything we spend at the pump. Read on for All you need to know about Fuel Duty.

Summer Budget 2015 : Initial Reaction

Written by | Posted on 09.07.2015

Following George Osborne’s second Budget of the year LeasePlan UK's Managing Director Matthew Dyer provides his initial reaction on some of the transport policies announced.

What if… we’d only just invented petrol?

Written by | Posted on 18.05.2015

Everyone likes a game of “What if?” What if .. Napoleon had won at Waterloo , or what if the romans had invented the bicycle, or what if petrol had only just been invented?

The Year of Cheap Oil

Written by | Posted on 12.01.2015

Did you feel it? That moment on 7th January when the price of crude oil fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since May 2009

The cost of fuel duty cuts

Written by | Posted on 17.09.2014

The current Govermment has cut or frozen fuel duty to such an extent that it's 20% lower than planned at the last election. All of this is good news for motorists, right? Well, yes – on paper..

Latté, espresso, flat-white, 4-star?

Written by | Posted on 17.07.2014

The University of Bath’s suggestion that coffee might be a substitute for petrol at first glance might seem a little counter-intuitive.

Fuel duty is on a downwards curve

Written by | Posted on 16.01.2014

We’ve written about fuel duty quite a lot on this blog, for instance here and here – and with good reason. This...