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Asda cuts fuel prices after RAC calls for reduction

Asda has cut is fuel prices with petrol price cap down 2ppl to 116.7ppl and diesel down 1ppl to 118.7ppl from this morning. When previous cuts have been made the other supermarkets have followed within hours.

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Asda cuts price of petrol and diesel

Asda has cut unleaded petrol and diesel prices by “up to 2ppl” just one day after the RAC told supermarkets there was scope for 3ppl cut.

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RAC urges supermarkets to cut fuel prices by 3ppl

The RAC is urging supermarkets to cut the price of fuel by 3ppl following a $5 fall in the price of a barrel of oil.

Fuel delivery company aims to replace petrol stations

A company aiming to replace petrol stations by delivering fuel directly to consumers and businesses has received a £1.8m cash injection from investors.

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Ford Fiesta is the biggest seller
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Plummeting diesel car sales depress market

Diesel car sales declined by a quarter and pushed the overall new car market down despite growth by petrol and alternatively fuelled cars in January.

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Supermarkets fuel price rises outstrip market for second month

Fuel price rises in January by the big four supermarkets outstripped the rest of the market for the second month running, according to RAC Fuel Watch data.

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RAC warns pump prices are on the way up

The RAC is warning pump prices are likely to rise after the price of a barrel of oil went above $70 on Tuesday January 9, the first time it has reached this level in more than three years.

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Plunge in diesel car sales forecast to continue

Sales of diesel cars will continue to plunge, according to a study by Aston University.

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Diesel decline is pushing up greenhouse gases

New figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that carbon tailpipe emissions have risen for the first time since 1997, with new cars averaging 121.04g per km, up 0.8% on 2016.

Supermarkets fuel price rises outstrip market

Supermarkets increased their fuel prices more than the market average in December and motorists began 2018 paying the highest price for unleaded petrol since the end of 2014, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals.

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Price hike forecast after pipeline is shut down

Petrol and diesel prices could rise by as much as 3ppl in the run-up to Christmas, according to the RAC, as a result of a main oil and gas pipeline in the North Sea being shut for emergency repairs.

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Ford Fiesta remains the UK's highest selling new car
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New car sales fall for eighth successive month

The UK new car market declined for an eighth consecutive month in November, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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The opening of Oil 4 Wales' Maesteg forecourt earlier this year
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Oil 4 Wales opens 24-hour truck stop after £70k spend

Oil 4 Wales has invested £70,000 in a truck stop at its Brecon depot, in a bid to provide 24-hour facilities for Wales’s haulage and agricultural industries.

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Petrol and diesel prices rise to three-year high

Petrol and diesel rose by more than 2ppl in November, taking the average price of both fuels to a three-year high, according to the latest RAC Fuel Watch data.

PRA fears 1ppl on diesel duty likely

There is likely to be a 1ppl increase on fuel duty for all diesel drivers in this afternoon's Autumn Budget, according to PRA chairman Brian Madderson. 

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Staffordshire Police investigate spate of diesel thefts

Staffordshire Police are investigating thefts of diesel worth nearly £300 from three petrol stations in the Tamworth area within a 35-minute timeframe.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA chairman Brian Madderson
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PRA adds to protest over threat to diesel drivers

The PRA has added its voice to protests after reports that the government is planning further tax penalties for diesel drivers.

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Diesel car sales set for new hit from Chancellor

Plummeting sales of diesel cars are likely to be hit even more by the introduction of extra taxes in the Budget later this month, according to the Financial Times.

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Ford Fiesta is the highest selling new car
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New car sales plummet as diesel takes biggest hit yet

Plunging diesel sales pushed the UK new car market to a decline for a seventh consecutive month in October, with 158,192 new units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Petrol price increase on the way predicts RAC

The cost of petrol fell in October ending three consecutive months of increases, but price rises are looming large due to the oil price going above $60 a barrel for the first time in more than two years (2 July 2015).

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Ford Fiesta is the biggest selling car brand in the UK this year
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Sales of new diesel cars decline for sixth month

Plummeting sales of new diesel cars helped push the UK new car market to its sixth consecutive monthly decline in September, down 9.3% to 426,170 new units registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Merril Boulton: editor

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 retail fuel prices: 19 February 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East124.25131.40121.51
East Midlands123.31131.42120.42
London123.68131.62121.32
North East122.66132.61119.81
North West123.1062.40130.04120.38
Northern Ireland122.5969.90128.90120.71
Scotland123.6452.70128.72120.42
South East124.0061.30132.15121.67
South West123.80131.55120.81
Wales123.0952.70129.85120.31
West Midlands122.56132.56120.01
Yorkshire & Humber122.5561.90131.42119.82

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With sales of new diesel vehicles nose-diving at an alarming rate, has this had a noticeable impact on your diesel fuel sales?