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January

Fuel prices - December 28,2012
14 January, 2013

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One in three motorists prepared to spend more on a 'green' car, says Ford
11 January, 2013

One in three Europeans would spend more to buy an environmentally friendly car even though 71 per cent say they have reduced overall spending as a result of the economic recession, a Ford Motor Company-sponsored poll shows.

Discrepancy between claimed and actual mpg costing motorists £4.45bn a year in extra fuel, claims consumer champion
11 January, 2013

Figures submitted to consumer champion honestjohn.co.uk reveal a discrepancy between official fuel economy ratings and real performance is costing drivers £4.45billion per year.

Firms should plan for bad weather to mitigate future problems, warns the Forum
11 January, 2013

A not-for-profit business support group has said small firms should start planning now for harsh winter weather to avoid being caught out by sudden cold snaps – such as those forecast for the next few weeks.

800 indies will be wiped out warns PRA
09 January, 2013

Eight hundred independent forecourt sites will be wiped out by new supermarket forecourts by 2017 unless the Government takes action, the Petrol Retailers Association has warned.

MFG acquires 10 Shell sites
09 January, 2013

Motor Fuel Group (MFG), which is number five in the Forecourt Trader Top 50 Indies, has grown its network to 58 stations with the acquisition of 10 outlets from Shell.

Welcomes Break adds pizza offer
09 January, 2013

Welcome Break has teamed up with pizza delivery franchise Papa John’s to open 13 pizza outlets across its 29-strong network of motorway service stations. It is also adding additional outlets but would not specify how many.

Tributes after popular forecourt worker dies
09 January, 2013

Thousands of people have joined a tribute page on Facebook in memory of a popular petrol station worker who collapsed and died at work on New Year’s Day.

Greenpeace protestors fined
09 January, 2013

A group of environmentalists who closed down an Edinburgh petrol station as they protested wearing polar bear costumes have been fined.

ACS renews ties with Crimestoppers
09 January, 2013

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) and the crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers have extending their partnership this week.

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