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Car CO2 emissions rise in EU for second consecutive year

Average emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) increased for the second consecutive year in 2018, according to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency.

Gridserve's Braintree electric forecourt concept

Gridserve applies for planning consent for first electric forecourt

Gridserve has submitted a planning application to build an ‘Electric Forecourt’ in Braintree, Essex, the first of more than 100 sites it proposes to develop across the UK with the aim to make charging an electric vehicle (EV) as easy as using a petrol filling station.

Applegreen chief executive Bob Etchingham
Applegreen chief executive Bob Etchingham
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Applegreen moves into US mid-west with 46 new sites

Applegreen has made its first major acquisition in the mid-west of the US.

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Sainsbury's launches promotion offering 10ppl off fuel

Sainsbury’s has launched a promotion offering customers 10p per litre off fuel when they spend £60 or more on groceries at a Sainsbury’s supermarket or online between Thursday 27 June and Tuesday 2 July 2019.

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Car wash slavery raids lead to waste water investigation

Three car washes are having their water waste disposal investigated after a raid by a multi-agency team looking into modern slavery and people trafficking in Redditch on Wednesday 19 June.

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Burglars break through roof to steal cash from ATM

Burglars have broken into a service station in Gloucestershire and stolen a large amount of money from a cash machine.

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Cash machine raiders jailed for total of 24 years

Three men who used heavy machinery to smash cash machines out of forecourts, shops and banks in Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire, have been jailed for a combined total of more than 24 years.

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Government told it needs to supercharge EV strategy

The Government needs to supercharge its electric vehicle strategy if it is to have any chance of meeting its new ‘net zero’ emissions by 2050 pledge, according to the British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA), which represents the UK vehicle rental and leasing industry.

George Hammond Southern Co-op Tonbridge

Convenience channel will help to drive growth predicts IGD

The convenience sector will be one of the major growth areas as the UK food and grocery industry increases by £24.1bn, or 12.5%, by 2024, to a total value of £217.7bn, according to the latest forecasts from research organisation IGD.

BP and M&S signs together on forecourt

BP and Simply Food store set for planning approval

Plans for a BP service station and M&S Simply Food store have been recommended for approval by planning officers for South Kesteven District Council in Lincolnshire.

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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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