Originally Posted by JimmyTheMonkey
Diesel is becoming more common here, but still unpopular because of the tax system. Gas tax usually makes gasoline a bit cheaper than diesel (opposite of most of Europe where diesel taxes are lower than gas)
Diesel here's about 7% dearer than petrol (gas). Just be thankful you're not having to pay our fuel prices. You guys over the pond get away with super low tax on fuel, & pretty damn cheap drum prices too!