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Significant CO2 savings possible: latest-generation diesel engines approved for fuels made from residual and recycled materials

Significant CO2 savings possible: latest-generation diesel engines approved for fuels made from residual and recycled materials

Volkswagen plans to reduce the carbon footprint of its fleet in Europe by 40 percent by the year 2030. The company is therefore increasingly focusing on fully and partially electric vehicles. As a further alternative, Volkswagen is now officially approving models with the latest- generation 4-cylinder diesel engines for use with paraffinic fuels.

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UN Decade of Action on road safety: Businesses to play their part in global plan to cut road risk

UN Decade of Action on road safety: Businesses to play their part in global plan to cut road risk

The United Nations launches its Decade of Action on Road Safety 2021-2030, with the target of preventing at least 50% of the current level of road traffic deaths and injuries by 2030. Businesses have a major part to play in achieving this target, says Driving for Better Business, a free to access government-backed National Highways programme.

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With the highest prices at the pumps ever recorded, the Chancellor in the last 12 months has benefitted to the tune of an extra £1bn in VAT from the World's highest taxed drivers filling up.

With the highest prices at the pumps ever recorded, the Chancellor in the last 12 months has benefitted to the tune of an extra £1bn in VAT from the World's highest taxed drivers filling up.

Pump prices have increased by 28p in the last 12 months giving an extra 4.66p per litre to the Exchequer. With 40bn litres of petrol and diesel sold each year that means an extra £1.86bn of VAT based on current pump prices. But by extrapolation the gradual increase in pump prices, and because businesses can reclaim VAT costs, we have calculated the

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