Diesel with low flash point can damage car engine

(Results of monitoring of fuel quality – August 2015)

(Prague, September 25, 2015) Personal cars with diesel engines are increasingly more popular among consumers. However, highest number of samples that fail quality standards as stipulated in technical standard are diesel fuel samples that became the most problematic fuel type within inspections carried out by the Czech Trade Inspection Authority. After no poor quality samples were discovered in July, situation worsened in August. Out of 230 samples of fuels collected at filling stations last month, two diesel samples and one automotive petrol sample failed requirements of applicable standards. Other inspected fuel samples were without defects.

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