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# petrol - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The most expensive city in the world? That would be Zurich

A loaf of sliced white bread costs US$6.15 in the Swiss city.

# petrol - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax Motor Tax This post contains a poll

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax

A Fine Gael TD has called on the government to look into eliminating motor tax, and replacing it with extra levies on fuel.

# petrol - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Major surge in volume of illegal motor fuel seized by Revenue

Dozens of filling stations were shut down by the Revenue last year for unlicensed trading, while illegal fuel seizures increased six-fold over four years.

# petrol - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Price increases added €10 to fuel bills last month - AA

The cost of petrol and diesel at the pumps increased again in the last month, adding a reported average of €10 onto the cost of running a modest family car.

# petrol - Monday 9 January, 2012

NCT charge to increase by 10 per cent

From 1 February, it will now cost you €55 to have your car deemed road-worthy (or not).

# petrol - Thursday 5 January, 2012

In photos: the top ten best-selling cars of 2011 Registrations This post contains images

In photos: the top ten best-selling cars of 2011

Car registrations rose by 1.64 per cent last year, while Toyota was the top-selling brand of the year.

# petrol - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?

We have a quick look at the measures approved by the Dáil last night, and check which ones have come into effect already.

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures Budget 2012 This post contains images

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

# petrol - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Motor tax hike of 7.5 per cent for most vehicles

Wondering how much your car will cost you next year? Read on for the full extent of tax and fuel hikes…

# petrol - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil

It is reported this morning that carbon tax will rise by at least a third – making it more expensive to heat your home.

# petrol - Friday 4 November, 2011

Almost 160,000 litres of illicit fuel seized in countrywide raids

Armed gardaí took part in the raids on ten filling stations in Dublin, Galway and Louth.

# petrol - Monday 12 September, 2011

Dozens burned to death in petrol pipeline explosion

At least 40 bodies have been counted after the blast in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, according to reports.

# petrol - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Car-sharing scheme could save 50 per cent of commuting costs

A new website has been launched which will enable people to car-share for a variety of events, saving on petrol, tolls etc…

# petrol - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Petrol and diesel prices down for first time in eight months

The average price of petrol is now 151.3 cent a litre. Prices have not risen for the first time since October.

# petrol - Friday 15 April, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Record high for petrol and diesel at Irish pumps

Average motorist now spending €226.05 a month – €127.77 of that is tax.

# petrol - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

From Business ETC Retailers call on government to reduce fuel prices Fuel Prices

Retailers call on government to reduce fuel prices

Fuel retailers are calling on the new government to reduce taxes charged for petrol and diesel – as prices at the pumps reach record highs.

# petrol - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Consumers saved from VAT, alcohol and ciggie changes

Petrol and diesel increases hitting motorists from midnight tonight – and betting online will be taxed as if you were punting on the high street.