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Another round of Fuel price wars begins but retailers still fail to pass on oil price drops

Adsa has sparked another fuel price war by slashing 3p off a litre at it’s forecourts.  This round of price cuts has put Adsa’s petrol and diesel prices at the lowest they have been for a over a  year. Following suit,

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Government to force regulation on Fuel retailers as Coryton Refinery halts production. A mixed bag for motorists.

The government has called on fuel retailers across the UK to implement their own code of practice to make it possible for motorists to monitor daily fuel prices.  According to Transport Secretary Justine Greening the government plans to introduce legislation if retailers do not

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Panic buying as fuel shortages loom

Motorists around the UK have started to panic buy fuel yesterday as the boys at number 10 warned to prepare for fuel shortages in the wake of industrial action by tanker drivers. The strike is expected to start in around

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UK Petrol sales fall as motorists tighten their belts

2011 has witnessed a significant slump in petrol sales in the UK with the very nice men at the AA predicting further falls in to 2012. Petrol sales between January and September 2011 totalled 13.9 billion litres showing a fall of over

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Morrisons looses £400m due to rising fuel prices, gains it on the forecourt

Richard Hammond’s favorite supermarket “Morrisons” has reported that rocketing fuel prices have stripped it’s shelves of nearly £40om profits over the last year. Their figures show that much of this money simply moved from the checkout to the fuel forecourt.

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Petrol prices surpass £6 per gallon

Average petrol prices have gone past the 132p a litre mark, meaning that for the first time the cost has reached £6 a gallon, the AA said. The average price of petrol at the pumps is now 132.12p a litre,

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AA urges motorists to fight against fuel price rises

THE AA has urged drivers to back the Mirror’s Will the Penny Drop campaign and protest against sky-high petrol and diesel prices. Company bosses have drafted an online petition for motorists to send to their MPs to ensure the penny-per-litre

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