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August

MFG brings Costa Coffee to its network
02 August, 2012

Top 50 Indie Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has signed an agreement with Costa Express to supply its entire 48-site network with the market leading hot coffee offer.

Rise in car travel for young drivers prompts AA anti drink-drive campaign
01 August, 2012

More than one in three young drivers (35%) say they will travel further by car this summer than they did last year. This compares with 24% of 18 to 24-year-olds who will drive less, an AA Populus survey has found. Much of this mileage will be social, and will often involve trips to places where alcohol is available.

Spar Austria and Shell to boost stores by 2012
01 August, 2012

Spar and Shell Austria GmbH have struck a deal to boost forecourt stores in the country by another 50 by 2013.

Lending to businesses expected to improve as new government scheme comes into force
01 August, 2012

The government’s Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) draw-down window is now open for the next 18 months. Starting on August 1, banks and building societies can borrow in the FLS at cheaper rates, for periods of up to four years.

London drivers warned against 'idling' to save fuel
31 July, 2012

London’s drivers are being urged today (July 31) to help improve the city’s air quality and cut greenhouse gas emissions by switching off their car or van engines when stationary.

BTCC driver stars in Autogas blockbuster
31 July, 2012

It’s next stop Hollywood for current British Touring Car Championship driver Tom Onslow-Cole who has just taken the ‘lead role’ in a short online movie explaining to Autogas LPG drivers just how easy it is to fill up their cars with the cheap fuel.

Retailers urged to join Rates challenge
30 July, 2012

Retailers are being urged to take part in research that will form the basis of a challenge against the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) and the 2015 Rates Re-Valuation.

Gulf gives free PRA membership to dealers
30 July, 2012

Any dealer joining the Gulf network will now receive free RMI Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) membership as part of its support package.

Tesco promo offers fuel at 2008 prices
30 July, 2012

Tesco has launched an unprecedented promotion that offers motorists a saving of up to 50ppl on the forecourt.

C-store sales set to rise 29%
30 July, 2012

Convenience store sales are set to soar by nearly a third to £44bn in the next five years, according to the latest research published by IGD.

Amid all the political turmoil, do you feel as prepared as you can be for EU exit on October 31, deal or no deal?