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Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
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Diesel decline continues to depress new car sales

The UK new car market declined for the fifth consecutive month in July, with 157,198 vehicles leaving showrooms, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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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.

Bob Etchingham
Bob Etchingham
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Applegreen buys a stake in 23 US service stations

Applegreen has struck a deal to acquire a 40% holding in 23 service stations in Connecticut, in the US.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS calls for extension of plastic bag charge

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has urged the Government to extend the plastic bag charge to small retailers as soon as possible after Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) published figures which show that sales of plastic bags by the seven biggest retailers in England have fallen by 90% since the 5p charge was introduced in 2015.

UKPIA’s director-general, Stephen Marcos Jones
UKPIA’s director-general, Stephen Marcos Jones
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UKPIA publishes annual review of downstream oil industry

UKPIA has published its annual review of the downstream oil industry.

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Fuel missions to forecourts in long-term decline

Fuel missions are in long-term decline, according to Val Kirillovs, research and insights director at shopper specialist HIM.

Roadchef's Norton Canes motorway services
Roadchef's Norton Canes motorway services
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Roadchef's Norton Canes tops survey of motorway services

Roadchef’s Norton Canes services on the M6 toll has been rated England’s best motorway services for the second year running in the Motorway Services User Survey carried out by independent transport user watchdog Transport Focus.

Julia Nicholls, sales assistant at Chanterlands, with the store's defibrillator
Julia Nicholls, sales assistant at Chanterlands, with the store's defibrillator
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Sewell on the go installs defibrillators at all of its sites

Top 50 Indie Sewell on the go has taken additional steps to support its local communities in East Yorkshire by installing defibrillators at all 13 of its sites.

Lincolnshire Co-op's filling station
Lincolnshire Co-op also runs seven petrol filling stations
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Lincolnshire Co-op installs BP Chargemaster rapid chargers

Lincolnshire Co-op has selected BP Chargemaster as its partner to install 50kW rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers at two of its stores, with more arriving soon.

Instavolt charger at Corby forecourt

Corby site adds two electric chargers to its forecourt offer

A petrol station in Corby has installed two rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers on its forecourt in order to cater for the next generation of cars.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 2 September 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.3563.90140.80128.93
East Midlands132.1271.23141.73128.82
London131.70142.12129.26
North East130.66140.60128.17
North West131.39140.18128.47
Northern Ireland129.03134.10126.35
Scotland131.70139.60128.79
South East132.7358.90141.28129.68
South West131.9563.90140.12128.70
Wales130.9855.70137.19127.82
West Midlands131.6066.90140.32129.05
Yorkshire & Humber131.2384.90140.57128.52

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