Archive Article: 2001/10/05

5 October 2001

Lower-priced fuel favoured on ATVs

If farm machinery can use rebated red diesel, why cant ATVs use tax exempt petrol? A good question but one which is unlikely to receive consideration by those with the power to turn sense into reality.

So its no surprise that lower-priced LPG fuel is finding favour with ATV users. According to several profiled in our Machinery Section, the sums add up even when the cost of engine conversion is included in the calculation.

Perhaps ATV manufacturers will offer LPG-powered machines as a standard build?

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