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Pump prices rising as sterling weakens against dollar

After a month of falling fuel prices in June, July saw both petrol and diesel rise again as sterling lost 3% against the dollar, data from RAC Fuel Watch reveals.

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RAC reports significant fall in pothole-related breakdowns

The number of vehicles falling victim to potholes on the UK’s roads fell significantly between April and June this year, according to the latest analysis of RAC breakdown statistics.

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Petrol and diesel prices fall after four months of rises

Four months of rising fuel prices came to an end in June with the average cost of both petrol and diesel at the pumps falling sharply due to the cost of oil dipping to $62, according to RAC Fuel Watch.

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RAC says smaller retailers fairer on fuel prices than supermarkets

The RAC says smaller fuel retailers are being fairer to their customers on prices than the big four supermarkets.

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Traffic hits all-time high with cars and vans setting records

Road traffic edged slightly higher last year to an all-time high, according to government statistics that have just been published. 

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Petrol price rise in April is second highest monthly gain on record

The average price of petrol increased by 5.44ppl in April, the second highest monthly rise since 2000, according to data from RAC Fuel Watch.

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RAC introduces mobile chargers for stranded electric vehicles

The RAC has responded to the expected rise in electric vehicles (EVs) by introducing a mobile EV charger capable of giving stranded out-of-charge cars a power boost from one of its standard roadside rescue vans.

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Oil price jump puts end to run of lower pump prices

Three consecutive months of price reductions on the UK’s forecourts came to a halt in February as both petrol and diesel went up slightly.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 12 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.7964.90140.57129.31
East Midlands132.3882.90140.96129.04
London132.00142.39129.64
North East131.01141.52128.85
North West131.7261.90139.66128.96
Northern Ireland129.24135.57126.71
Scotland132.0552.70140.43129.27
South East132.9759.90141.37129.82
South West132.33140.93128.95
Wales131.33136.85128.40
West Midlands132.06141.78129.37
Yorkshire & Humber131.4669.57142.64128.74

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