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March

Army on standby to deliver fuel in case of strike action
25 March, 2012

Emergency plans have been drawn up for army drivers to deliver fuel to petrol stations in anticipation of a possible strike by tanker drivers.

Chancellor cuts fuel duty and axes escalator
23 March, 2011

Chancellor George Osborne has thrown retailers and motorists a lifeline by announcing a 1ppl cut in fuel duty from 6pm on March 23 and announced an end to the fuel duty escalator.

Undercover cops tackle drive-offs
17 March, 2011

Surrey police is using undercover officers in a bid to crack down on drive-offs.

BP to sell new Nintendo 3DS
17 March, 2011

Gaming fans can beat the rush and be the first to get their hands on the new Nintendo 3DS console and games by visiting their local BP forecourt.

New chief executive for Federation of Petroleum Suppliers
17 March, 2011

The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) has announced the appointment of a new chief executive.

VAT on fuel up by 5p-a-litre in one year
16 March, 2011

Soaring pump prices and the 2.5% increase in VAT on January 4 have added almost 5p a litre to the government’s tax-take from VAT on petrol over the past year, says the AA.

Shell on track to boost performance and growth
15 March, 2011

Shell is aiming to become the most competitive and innovative energy company in the world, according to its latest strategy update, presented by chief executive officer Peter Voser in London today.

Madderson updates Chancellor ahead of Budget
11 March, 2011

Chairman of RMI Petrol Brian Madderson has written to Chancellor George Osborne highlighting serious issues that must be considered ahead of the Budget.

Council negotiates savings on fuel
10 March, 2011

A Cornish council has negotiated with two forecourts to give locals 2ppl off fuel. Saltash residents who have a Saltash Card can get 2ppl off fuel at the BP at Granada Services and the Texaco forecourt on the A38.

Biofuel backlash in Germany
10 March, 2011

Germany’s Ministry of Economy is continuing with the introduction of E10 despite a backlash from drivers. The Ministry held an emergency petrol summit earlier this month to discuss problems surrounding the sale of E10.

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?