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New vehicles on UK roads hit record high

The number of all new vehicles taking to UK roads, including lorries and buses, has hit a record high, spurred on by Aprilís change to Vehicle Excise Duty for new cars, according to AA analysis.

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EI report confirms halt to decline in forecourt numbers

The Energy Institute (EI) has backed up Experian Catalistís findings last year that the decline in UK forecourt numbers has ended.

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Petrol consumption slumps to a record low

UK petrol consumption in January fell to its lowest level on record, new government figures show.

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AA slams supermarkets price cuts charade

The fuel price cuts claimed by supermarkets earlier this week have been patchy, and in many cases below the 2ppl headline figure, according to the AA, which says non-supermarket retailers are undercutting superstores in some locations.

Drivers cutting mileage due to higher fuel prices

A quarter of drivers (24%) are restricting their car use and one in seven (14%) is cutting back on non-fuel spending after average UK petrol prices rose to 120ppl and diesel to 122ppl at the beginning of February.

Independents closing price gap on supermarkets

Independent dealers have been praised by the AA for seizing the chance to undercut the fuel prices of the Big Four in its latest Fuel Price Report.

AA urges car tax re-think

Tax changes that penalise drivers of low emission vehicles and benefit higher emission cars should be dropped, the AA is urging.

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Weekly Fuel Prices 17 April 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East120.7367.90128.72118.72
East Midlands119.95131.24118.34
London120.8753.90129.98119.12
North East119.40130.73117.21
North West120.01128.97118.13
Northern Ireland119.1063.50117.39
Scotland119.90126.33117.67
South East121.0958.50129.83119.18
South West120.38128.30118.45
Wales119.75125.03118.03
West Midlands120.3661.57130.37118.53
Yorkshire & Humber119.72129.97118.08

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