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November

Ignorance of hard-up English motorists revealed in fuel-saving survey
21 November, 2012

Hard-up English motorists are desperate to save money on fuel – but don’t even know how much it costs, a new survey has found.

Energy Secretary urged to include local shops in Tariff Plans
20 November, 2012

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has responded to the Energy Secretary’s announcement today, calling on the Government to include local shops in plans to give customers fairer tariffs.

Transport minister promises road improvements at twice the speed
20 November, 2012

Motorists and hauliers will benefit from increased capacity on England's motorways by spring 2015 thanks to the acceleration of three upgrades, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (November 20).

Queenborough gets Big Brother Washtec security
19 November, 2012

WashTec Security Systems – powered by Big Brother, a Dutch CCTV Specialist – has recently installed a full

Independents 'do' help to lead fuel prices down, says angry Madderson
16 November, 2012

Contrary to reports, independent fuel retailers have helped to lead fuel prices down recently with several reporting that they had dropped prices below local supermarket competition, according to Brian Madderson, chairman of the Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA).

Motorists are again being 'short-changed' by fuel retailers, says AA fuel price report
16 November, 2012

The fuel retailing industry has been accused of ‘short-changing’ motorists by failing to reflect the recent fall in wholesale fuel prices at the pump – despite the threat of an Office of Fair Trading investigation.

Symbol group operators on track for 50% share of c-store sales
15 November, 2012

Symbol group operators are expected to account for half of UK convenience store sales by 2020, according to the latest research published today by IGD.

BP to pay $4.5bn as settlement for Deepwater oil spill
15 November, 2012

BP has announced its agreement with the US government to resolve all federal criminal charges and all claims by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against the company resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident, oil spill, and response.

Tesco launches 'up to 50ppl off fuel' promotion
14 November, 2012

Tesco has launched a new fuel promotion which enables motorists to earn up to 50ppl discount when they buy five selected products or deals.

Pinpoint launches refuelling alert system to aid disabled motorists
13 November, 2012

A new forecourt alert service called Pinpoint has been launched to take the stress out of refuelling for disabled motorists.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?