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Diesel isn’t having an easy time of it at the moment. With the ULEZ zone in central London now costing any pre-Euro 6 diesel an extra £12.50 per day on top of the £11.50 congestion charge, and with company car costs no longer favouring diesel, it’s not hard to see why sales of new diesel cars have suffered in the last few years.[Read more…] about 60mpg for £600: Ultimate Economy Cars that Won’t Break the Bank
Engineering, value and practicality: those are the qualities Skoda believes to be behind its success. Successful it is too, with recent record sales driven by the launch of its pair of SUVs, the Kodiaq and smaller Karoq. A full electrification strategy is around the corner too, with four plug-in hybrid and six fully electric cars due to join the range between 2020 and 2025. However, none of that is to say Skoda has forgotten the role that’s to be played by its smaller, more conventional cars – which is precisely how we find ourselves behind the wheel of the freshly revised Fabia.