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RAC says smaller retailers fairer on fuel prices than supermarkets

The RAC says smaller fuel retailers are being fairer to their customers on prices than the big four supermarkets.

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Petrol price rise in April is second highest monthly gain on record

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

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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Oil price jump puts end to run of lower pump prices

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.

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Rural filling station attracts long queues of traffic with low prices

A small rural petrol garage in Hawes, North Yorkshire, has attracted long queues as motorists flock to benefit from its low fuel prices, according to The Sun.

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Supermarkets announce round of fuel price cuts

Asda sparked a round of price cuts on fuel on Monday January 7 when it announced it would cut up to 1ppl off unleaded petrol and 2ppl off diesel from the following day.

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Supermarkets have given up fuel price competition claims RAC

Three of the big four supermarket groups appear to have stopped trying to compete with Asda on fuel prices, according to the RAC.

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RAC predicts further falls after petrol drops 5ppl in November

Despite the average price of petrol falling by more than 5ppl in November, the biggest monthly drop since January 2015, the RAC claims prices should fall by at least as much again.

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Supermarkets slash 3ppl from petrol and diesel prices

The major supermarket groups have all announced 3ppl cuts in the prices of unleaded petrol and diesel.

Charlotte Blum: analysis editor, Argus Media

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.

Charlotte Blum: analysis editor, Argus Media

Global crude oil prices are driving fuel prices at the pump, and all eyes are on Opec's attempts to raise them. There are early signs that production cuts are beginning to bite, but producers are facing an uphill struggle.