Sainsbury"s to spark supermarket petrol price war by cutting unleaded by 4p and diesel by 3p from today

Sainsbury's to spark supermarket petrol price war by cutting unleaded by 4p and diesel by 3p from todayOther retailers will follow suit as many struggle to afford to run a carIt comes after months of rises with 5p alone added in the past monthChancellor being urged to scrap 3p-a-litre fuel duty rise in upcoming budget By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 16:04 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 03:42 GMT, 13 March 2013 Sainsbury's may have sparked a supermarket petrol price war today by dropping its fuel prices likely forcing other retailers likely to follow suit. From today, the cost of petrol at its 279 forecourts across the UK will dip by 4p a litre, with diesel being reduced by 3p a litre. Sainsbury's head of fuel Richard Crampton said: 'We know that fuel is a big part of many customers' weekly budget so we're keen to do anything we can to help.' Price battle: Sainsbury's has cut the cost of fuel from today, with other retailers likely to follow suit The move is likely to spark a similar response from its rivals as latest petrol price figures show the cost of filling up is continuing to put the squeeze on motorists, going up by another 5p a litre in February alone

Congestion Charge exemption: End of the road for "green" discount with hybrids and low emission cars to be charged

Hybrids and low emission cars to lose exemption from London congestion charge – because they are causing too much pollutionSoaring sales of Congestion Charge exempt eco-cars making air quality worse Diesels emit 22 times more soot particles than petrol cars By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 21:19 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:02 GMT, 29 January 2013 So-called eco-friendly cars are facing a crackdown in London after a scheme to encourage motorists to switch to ‘greener’ alternatives has started to make air more toxic. Transport for London is to remove the Congestion Charge exemption for diesels and some Hybrids because soaring sales has increased pollution and traffic

Cold weather breakdowns could be down to diesel contamination, says AA

Cold weather breakdowns could be down to diesel contamination, says AA AA said it had received call-outs from a number of motorists complaining that their cars suddenly felt 'sluggish' soon after a fill-upThey are investigating a possible contamination of diesel fuel | UPDATED: 20:18 GMT, 7 December 2012 Motorists are breaking down in cold weather because of a possible contamination problem with some diesel fuel, says the AA. They are investigating to see how widespread the problem is – most critically whether a rogue batch of contaminated fuel is to blame or whether the problems are limited to one or more specific filling stations. The AA said it had received call-outs from a number of stricken motorists complaining that their cars suddenly felt ‘sluggish’ soon after a fill-up