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Sales of new diesel cars plunge by 20%

Sales of new diesel cars have plummeted, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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.

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.

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Weekly Fuel Prices 19 June 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East116.8467.90123.89115.71
East Midlands116.1958.90125.25115.27
London116.5858.57125.23115.54
North East115.3759.90124.99114.79
North West116.39124.26115.33
Northern Ireland115.4264.90122.90115.05
Scotland116.4071.90125.06115.09
South East117.1163.90126.62116.05
South West116.69125.72115.56
Wales115.94123.73114.93
West Midlands116.5457.40124.97115.63
Yorkshire & Humber116.1154.90123.66115.16

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