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Essar announced as new principal sponsor for Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards 2019

Merril Boulton ·

Essar Oil (UK) has been revealed as the new principal sponsor of this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards – the industry’s most prestigious awards programme.

New forecourt adopts Southern Co-op franchise

John Wood ·

Forecourt owner Visvanathan Ragunathan has partnered with Southern Co-op in the opening of his new site at Southwater in West Sussex.

CMA warns Sainsbury's/Asda merger could inflate fuel prices

John Wood ·

Prices could rise at a large number of Sainsbury’s and Asda petrol stations if the proposed merger of the two companies goes ahead, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has warned.

Drive-off criminal hit same forecourt 16 times

John Wood ·

A crook has been convicted of stealing almost £1,800 of fuel in drive-offs from forecourts and selling it on to other motorists.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS protests about proposals for shops to be recycling points

John Wood ·

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has protested that proposed recycling regulations could be extremely problematic for its members.

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Rusdene Group trials new Vapestore concepts

John Wood ·

Forecourt group Rusdene has launched a new partnership with a vaping company, trialling new retail offers across all of its five sites.

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Valero area sales manager Samantha Passi
Valero area sales manager Samantha Passi
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Valero appoints new sales manager for Northern Ireland

John Wood ·

Valero has appointed a new sales manager for Northern Ireland, Samantha Passi.

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Report claims electric cars are cheapest to run

John Wood ·

Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel alternatives in the UK, according to The Guardian.

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Ford Fiesta was the top selling secondhand model
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Diesel sales hold up in used car market

John Wood ·

The used car market in the UK finished the year slightly down on the previous 12 months, dropping 2.1% to 7,945,040 transactions in 2018, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 18 February 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East129.2257.90129.92120.18
East Midlands128.8581.15131.08119.59
London129.4365.90132.55119.95
North East127.76131.63117.87
North West128.6357.70132.07118.91
Northern Ireland127.32125.70118.52
Scotland128.94129.47118.93
South East129.7257.70130.97120.45
South West129.1067.90129.70120.06
Wales128.23130.05118.68
West Midlands128.68132.84119.37
Yorkshire & Humber128.22130.47118.63

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