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Supermarket fuel prices up every day since March 26

John Wood ·

The average prices of supermarket petrol and diesel has increased every day since the end of March, setting a record for consecutive daily rises.

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BP invests in batteries that could charge in five minutes

John Wood ·

BP has announced a $20m investment in ultra-fast-charging battery start-up company StoreDot, which is developing technology that could eventually see electric vehicle (EV) charging times fall to five minutes.

Essar Oil seeks retail partner for flagship service station

John Wood ·

Having broken through the milestone of more than 50 dealer-supplied sites, Essar Oil UK is looking to build on its retail brand by developing a leading edge, new build “Roadside Retail” location, opposite the entrance to its Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

Pizza Express opens at Welcome Break South Mimms services

John Wood ·

Motorway service operator Welcome Break is opening a Pizza Express restaurant at South Mimms services (M25 junction 23) on Friday June 8.

Attempted ATM break-in causes major damage to petrol station

John Wood ·

Detectives from Leicestershire Police are investigating an attempt to break into an ATM in Castle Donington.

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Javid Iqbal’s Hatton Service Station in Derby
Javid Iqbal's Hatton Service Station in Derby is still trading normally with Essar
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Former Top 50 Indies sites set to reopen under new operator

John Wood ·

Four sites that were operated by Top 50 Indie Javid Iqbal, and closed down suddenly earlier this month, are set to reopen under new ownership.

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Plan for “world's largest rapid charging network” unveiled

John Wood ·

Pivot Power has unveiled plans to build a network of grid-scale batteries across the UK, which it claims will power the largest network of electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging stations in the world.

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Greenergy extends service with Forecourt Eye deal

John Wood ·

Under a new agreement with Greenergy, Forecourt Eye’s crime prevention and loss recovery service is to be offered as an extension to Greenergy’s fuel offer to dealer forecourts across the UK and Ireland.

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83,500 more charge points needed by 2020 warns report

John Wood ·

A new study has warned that an additional 83,500 charging points will be required in the UK by 2020 to meet demand from electric vehicles (EVs).

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 21 May 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands130.07139.72127.28
North East129.75139.97126.92
North West129.9063.80136.55126.76
Northern Ireland128.87132.90126.06
South East131.00139.10128.21
South West130.33137.26127.36
West Midlands129.7264.90136.86127.17
Yorkshire & Humber129.4557.90137.13126.61

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