Car tax changes boost attractions of diesel engines

For years, when considering the purchase of a car, one of the most important things in our minds was: ‘‘What is the engine size - its cubic capacity, its cc?”

29th March, 2008

For years, when considering the purchase of a car, one of the most important things in our minds was: ‘‘What is the engine size - its cubic capacity, its cc?”

The reason was that the amount of tax we paid on the purchase was calculated by the engine size only.

The same applied to the sum we had to put aside every year for the road tax disc. So, we set out...

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