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RACV calls out price pain for diesel drivers
3 months ago

RACV calls out price pain for diesel drivers

As most Victorian motorists take advantage of lower petrol prices, RACV says diesel vehicle drivers are still being taken for a ride.

RACV Senior Vehicle Engineer Nicholas Platt said diesel …
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Insurance claims lodged with United over alleged fuel contamination at Legana
4 months ago

Insurance claims lodged with United over alleged fuel contamination at Legana

Multiple drivers have submitted claims for insurance with United Petroleum alleging fuel contamination at the company’s Legana petrol station.

Drivers reported experiencing engine faults soon after filling up at the …
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Gunnedah firefighters clean up diesel spill at Abbott Street Caltex
5 months ago

Gunnedah firefighters clean up diesel spill at Abbott Street Caltex

A caravan-owner has accidentally caused a diesel spill at Gunnedah Caltex, with Fire and Rescue crews from Gunnedah and Tamworth called in to clean it up.

Fire and Rescue Gunnedah …
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What will it take for Australian auto industry to admit EVs affecting fossil car sales?
8 months ago

What will it take for Australian auto industry to admit EVs affecting fossil car sales?

The slump in new car sales for petrol and diesel vehicles in Australia continues, with new car sales down again in October, which the exception of hybrid and electric vehicles, …
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Man allegedly doused with diesel fuel at Casey service station
8 months ago

Man allegedly doused with diesel fuel at Casey service station

A man accused of several offences including the deliberate dousing of another man with diesel fuel has been remanded in custody.

Benjamin Petterson, 35, appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court …
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Red light flashing over fuel security
1 year ago

Red light flashing over fuel security

Delays in addressing the nation’s low domestic fuel stockpiles — including just 22 days of petrol and 17 days of diesel — have sparked warnings from Coalition MPs and …
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Everything You Need to Know About Diesel
2 years ago

Everything You Need to Know About Diesel

Diesel is dead because diesels are dirty.

Ever since 2015’s dieselgate emissions scandal, when Volkswagen manipulated its vehicles to produce fewer oxides of nitrogen (NOx) only while the vehicle …
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Glenvale fuel tanker clean-up hits technical delay
2 years ago

Glenvale fuel tanker clean-up hits technical delay

A meticulous clean-up operation is under way after a diesel tanker rolled, spilling thousands of litres in Glenvale this morning.

About 5900L of diesel has spilled from a punctured tanker …
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End of the road in sight for diesel?
2 years ago

End of the road in sight for diesel?

The desire for hybrid vehicles among Aussie motorists has now overtaken the desire for diesel ones, according to new research.

Roy Morgan’s Automotive Currency Report shows that 51.6 per cent of Australian …
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Transport emissions jump: bring on electric power
2 years ago

Transport emissions jump: bring on electric power

The latest quarterly edition of the National Energy Emissions Audit by The Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy Program shows Australian transport emissions are ramping up thanks to a significant increase in diesel …
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