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Royal warrant for biofuel company
23 January, 2013

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has granted a royal warrant to Green Fuels in recognition of its supply of biofuel and biofuel-related equipment.

HKS signs new supply deal with BP
23 January, 2013

A new fuel supply deal has been agreed by HKS - number 10 in Forecourt Trader’s Top 50 Indies - and BP to continue their long-standing partnership.

Forecourts battle snow to stay open
23 January, 2013

Forecourts across the UK have been affected by the heavy snow, with many seeing drops in fuel volumes balanced in some locations by increased sales of hot food and items such as bread and milk.

Used light commercial vehicle prices up
23 January, 2013

The average value of used Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) at auction rose 4% last month, compared with the previous month.

Fuel deliveries getting through despite weather
23 January, 2013

Oil companies say they have been able to maintain fuel deliveries with minimal disruption despite the heavy snowfall in many parts of the country.

Prototype car runs on compressed air
23 January, 2013

French car giant PSA Peugeot Citroen has unveiled a new hybrid prototype car which can run on petrol or compressed air.

Petition urges crackdown on smugglers
23 January, 2013

A campaign against the illegal tobacco trade has been launched by the Lancashire Evening Post, because it says the trade is fuelling crime in local communities.

Fleets urged to adopt plug-in vehicles
23 January, 2013

Businesses that switch to electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles could reduce their fleet fuel costs by 75%, according to a new report.

Supermarket fuel blamed for problems
18 January, 2013

Cheap supermarket diesel is being blamed for a surge in problems with vehicles’ on-board diagnostic systems during the cold snap.

New generation drives growth at JC Morrison
18 January, 2013

The long term future of one of Kent’s oldest and most successful family-run forecourt operations, J C Morrison, has been significantly boosted with the acquisition of a third filling station, situated in the village of Barham near Canterbury. The Gulf-supplied petrol retailer currently employs 60 staff across two sites and generates turnover of £4.65 million through its Budgens forecourt shops with fuel throughput of 7.3 million litres.

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?