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September

PRA heads to Bury St Edmonds for next regional meeting
07 September, 2012

A review of the independent sector, fuel margins and delivery procedures are a few of the topics that will be covered at the next RMI Petrol Retailers Association regional meeting, which is at Bury St Edmunds on September 19.

August new car sales ‘encouraging’
06 September, 2012

New car sales figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) today show month-on-month sales were up 0.1% compared to April last year, while the market increased by 3.3% year to date.

FairFuelUK welcomes OFT call for price info
06 September, 2012

FairFuelUK has welcomed news that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will be gathering information on the pricing of petrol and diesel in the UK.

Support fair fuel price campaign now, RHA tells prospective MPs
06 September, 2012

With by-elections looming, now is the time for prospective members of Parliament, regardless of party, to firmly pledge their support to the FairFuelUK campaign, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has said.

Former Starbucks boss joins Costcutter as chief executive
05 September, 2012

Costcutter Supermarkets Group has appointed Darcy Willson-Rymer, the former managing director of Starbucks UK & Ireland, as its new chief executive, replacing Nick Ivel who leaves after 14 years with the business.

Retailers on alert as OFT calls for fuel price info
05 September, 2012

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has today issued a call for information on the UK petrol and diesel sector in response to continued public concern over pump prices.

Harvest Energy rated in bioenergy top 10
05 September, 2012

Harvest Energy has been rated as one of Britain’s top 10 most progressive biofuels and biochemical companies by NNFCC, the leading international consultancy that advises on the conversion of biomass to bioenergy, biofuels and bio-based products.

FPB welcomes OFT's six-week inquiry into fuel prices
05 September, 2012

The Forum of Private Business has welcomed an inquiry by the Office of Fair Trading into fuel pricing. The OFT said this week it would conduct a six-week long investigation into how oil companies set prices, and also at how filling stations, particularly those owned by the supermarkets, set their prices.

Merril Boulton: Pricing deterrent
04 September, 2012

Having recently driven from the top to the bottom of France and back again, one of the main things I can vouch for apart from the beautiful weather! is the relatively low price of fuel.

Follow France, says PRA
04 September, 2012

The Petrol Retailers' Association and campaign group FairFuelUK have called on the government to follow France in cutting petrol and diesel prices to drive the UK economy into growth.

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?