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Supermarkets slash fuel prices yet again

With oil prices continuing to tumble the “big four” supermarkets have announced further fuel prices cuts that could pave the way for the magical £1 a litre. Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Asda will all reducing prices of both diesel and petrol

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Fuel duty increase scrapped for 2014

The UK Chancellor, Mr George Osborne has confirmed that the planned 2014 fuel duty increase will be scrapped. The news, revealed in his Autumn Statement could save motorists 20p on every litre of petrol compared to the rises planned under Labour’s

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UK Government “promises” to freeze fuel duty until May 2015

In what many have seen as a “populist” move, the UK chancellor George Osbourne has promised to freeze fuel duty until May 2015. The move, announced today at the Tory conference in Manchester wasn’t without its caveats, Mr Osbourne went on

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Relief for motorists as fuel duty rise is axed

This years budget heralded some welcome news for motorists as the Chancellor announced that the planned duty rise for the autumn would be scrapped. The rise would have put an extra 3p a litre on top the  price of petrol

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UK fuel duty rise could be scrapped amid pressure from opposition and pressure groups

Pressure from fuel lobby groups such as FairFuelUK and the government’s opposition could see the planned 3p a litre fuel duty rise delayed or even scrapped if the chancellor backs down. The move to quell the planned duty increase has

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UK fuel consumption down as fuel prices climb

The UK has seen a sharp decrease in fuel consumption as fuel prices continue to climb across the country. Fuel deliveries within the UK are down 10.6 percent in the second quarter of 2012 compared to Q1 as motorists feel

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Are green cars bad news for the Treasury motoring revenue?

According to research by the Institute for Fiscal studies, Green motoring could hurt the Treasury motoring revenue to the tune of £13bn as fuel and road duty dries up. The report, commissioned  by the RAC Foundation estimates that the proceeds of fuel duty will drop

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