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Charlotte Blum: analysis editor, Argus Media

The international crude and petrol markets that underlie fuel prices in UK forecourts are tightening for separate reasons, keeping prices at the pump well supported.

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Brokers predict sales of diesel cars will decline

Nearly a third of brokers expect sales of diesel cars to decrease this year following media scares, according to a survey by Paragon Car Finance.

Supermarkets unleash a flurry of fuel price cuts

All the major supermarkets have announced price cuts at the pump, just as the RAC has released its latest report claiming that the drop in the price of oil and jump in the value of sterling should give retailers a chance to pass on savings.

Car sales break monthly record

The UKs new car market grew by 8.4% in March, making it the biggest month since records began, according to SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders) figures.

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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.

"Fuel tourism" in Ireland costing UK 200m

Drivers from Northern Ireland crossing the border to the Republic of Ireland for cheaper fuel are costing the Exchequer just over 200m a year, according to a study commissioned by the Irish tax authority.

Supermarkets cut fuel prices by 2ppl

The four major supermarkets all announced price cuts of 2ppl on unleaded petrol and diesel effective from Tuesday March 14.

Diesel car sales declining

Diesel car sales continued a steady decline while the overall UK new car market dipped slightly in February, sliding 0.3%, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

RAC welcomes stabilisation in fuel prices

After two months of rises at the pumps, the price of petrol and diesel stabilised in February, according to RAC Fuel Watch data.

Merril Boulton: editor

The frustration is palpable as the realisation of the impact of changes to business rates being implemented in April is realised in companies big and small across the nation. Media headlines have yelled at every opportunity about the smaller retailers that appear to be being taxed out of business.

David Charman: chairman CWA

Our industry has once again moved into a whole new era, with Tesco taking ownership of Booker and its forecourt brands and the demonisation of diesel as a road fuel.

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.

Diesel sales dip despite new car market high

Sales of diesel cars have dipped despite the UK new car market achieving a 12-year high in January, according to figures published by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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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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