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Prevalence of petrol lease cars drives up CO2 emissions
26 July, 2019

Average CO2 figures for new leased cars have risen to a five-year high, according to the latest British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA) Quarterly Leasing Survey.

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Petrol and diesel prices fall after four months of rises
03 July, 2019

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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Government advisers urge earlier ban on petrol and diesel cars
03 May, 2019

The target for banning sales of new petrol and diesel cars should be brought forward from 2040, ideally to 2030, or to 2035 at the latest, according to a committee set up by the Government to advise it on emissions targets.

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Petrol price rise in April is second highest monthly gain on record
03 May, 2019

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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Supermarkets step up competition on fuel pricing
03 April, 2019

Normal competition on fuel prices between the big four supermarkets appears to have resumed in March after four months during which Asda’s competitors stopped tracking its prices as closely as they have in the past.

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Government set to miss 2040 target warns Auto Trader report
06 March, 2019

The Government will not reach its target of phasing out sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, according to a report by Auto Trader magazine.

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Oil price jump puts end to run of lower pump prices
06 March, 2019

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.

Charlotte Blum: analysis editor, Argus Media
15 May, 2017

The international crude and petrol markets that underlie fuel prices in UK forecourts are tightening for separate reasons, keeping prices at the pump well supported.

Merril Boulton: editor
01 March, 2017

The frustration is palpable as the realisation of the impact of changes to business rates being implemented in April is realised in companies big and small across the nation. Media headlines have yelled at every opportunity about the smaller retailers that appear to be being taxed out of business.

David Charman: chairman CWA
01 March, 2017

Our industry has once again moved into a whole new era, with Tesco taking ownership of Booker and its forecourt brands and the demonisation of diesel as a road fuel.

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?