The Price Of Diesel

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Post by citronut »

well said Vince
its only down to what comes out of the politicians mouths and pound notes flashing in there eyes, that governs what price we have to pay for every thing, if fuel goes up so dose evey thing we buy,

i belive we are in this mess due this country beeing bankrupt for at least the last 10 years, so all the crooks at the top are filling there pockets before it went tits up

regards malcolm

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Post by James.UK »

Yay! diesel is now down to 99.9p per litre in our area..

Merry Xmas to you all. :)

James... :)
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Post by KP »

97.9 for me and bio for 89.9 which is still a bit steep for bio even if its good quality :(

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Post by rory_perrett »

Yep - now filling up at 97.9p notice veg oil in the supermarket is £1.06 ltr, how times change.

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Post by reblack68 »

The only filling station in town is Tesco, which I refuse to use, so I still buy veg if my fuel gets too low to get to another station.

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Post by Toby_HDi »

Yep, 98.9 at the local Shell here.

I'm still annoyed though as petrol is something like 86.9

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Post by KP »

Its just the right time to buy a nice LHD V6 Activa though isn't it :D

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Post by vince »

the prices are the same round here. I asked at Morrisons the other day why the price of Bio Diesel is exactly the same as normal diesel and why should anyone buy it?

The guy agreed that it was daft and confirmed that they hadnt really sold any.

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Post by myglaren »

Hasn't much to do with the price of diesel, more to do with where you put it.

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Post by Toby_HDi »

Says it all about our police force!

To think, they are responisble for our safety (well, after emptying our pockets that is)

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Post by myglaren »

May cease to be an issue soon, when we all fill up with hydrogen instead.
They had a :

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Honda Clarity on Top Gear last week and it looked pretty damned good to me, if they can switch the infrastructure without too much bickering and graft.

Honda site

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Yotube video

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Post by Xaccers »

vince wrote:the prices are the same round here. I asked at Morrisons the other day why the price of Bio Diesel is exactly the same as normal diesel and why should anyone buy it?

The guy agreed that it was daft and confirmed that they hadnt really sold any.
There was something on the radio the other day about lease companies warning their drivers not to use morrisons' bio diesel as it's something like 30% and would invalidate their warranties for any damage caused by it.

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Post by CitroJim »

myglaren wrote:it looked pretty damned good to me
I assume you mean in the concept of it using a hydrogen fuel cell Steve 'cos it surely does not look good in any other way, in fact it's revoltingly ugly :evil: :evil: I don't recall it looking quite that vile on TG but maybe it's just not very photogenic...

Why do these so-called "green" cars have to look so awful? Take the Toyota Pious (deliberate mis-spelling) for instance. Is it done specially to appeal to the sandal-wearing, bearded tree-hugging environmentalists to whom this grotesque "styling" preseumably finds favour?

If you don't mind, I'll stick to my 50+ MPG 2.1TD. That's green enough for me thanks :lol:

EDIT: It looks like a squashed Dalek to me...

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Post by KP »

I'd rather fill up with Veggie or WVO to be precise and have a nice little diesel. As we know the more electrics you put in a car the harder it is to work on, imagine one of these with tis own blooming powerplant in the back. Very DIY friendly hey!

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Post by myglaren »

I did mean the concept of hydrogen/fuel cell/ electric motor but I don't find the design of the Clarity that repellent - in fact I like it better looking than my C5 and certainly no worse than the majority currently on the market.

A C6 Hydrogen with an electrically powered hydraulic system would seem to me to be a decent compromise.