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AFMA sees massive fuel cost rise

Fuel for thought: Should stricter emissions regulations be introduced in Australia, it could dramatically increase operating costs.

Move to Euro 6 for cars would mandate premium fuel, extra 11 cents a litre: AFMA

General News logo15 May 2017

By IAN PORTER

- Australasian Fleet Management Association (AFMA) executive director Mace Hartley says fleet managers are resigned to the fact that the federal government will mandate a move to stricter emissions regulations, forcing the use of premium unleaded, which could add tens of millions of dollars to operating costs for the industry.

- But that is only if Australia can find sufficient high quality fuel offshore available for importing, Mr Hartley said.

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