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March

Toyota joins hydrogen power project
27 March, 2013

Toyota has joined the London Hydrogen Partnership, which is working to attract and roll-out hydrogen fuel projects in the capital.

Call for ban on proxy purchasing of tobacco
27 March, 2013

The Rural Shops Alliance has called for the Government to make it illegal for adults to buy tobacco for underage smokers – so-called proxy purchasing is illegal in Scotland but not the rest of the British Isles.

Maxol invests in £40m expansion
27 March, 2013

Maxol has awarded a contract worth £1m to Belfast company, Totalis Solutions, to provide signage for the reimaging of its service station network in Northern Ireland.

Fuel prices double in 10 years as fuel sales fall 6%, according to latest EI survey
26 March, 2013

Consumers are buying less fuel at the pump, despite there being more cars on the road, according to the latest Retail Marketing Survey from the Energy Institute.

Armed robbers strike at two Snax 24 sites
25 March, 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses after armed robbers struck at two Snax 24 sites in apparently unrelated incidents.

Asda sets national limit on retail diesel price at 139.7ppl
25 March, 2013

Asda has cut the price of diesel by up to 2p a litre. From Tuesday March 26 it says customers will pay no more than 139.7p per litre of diesel at any of the supermarket's 213 forecourts nationwide.

Applegreen's Subway partnership kicks off with first forecourt opening
22 March, 2013

Subway has announced the opening of its first store in partnership with Ireland’s leading independent forecourt retailer, Applegreen. The store will open in one of Applegreen’s leading service station locations, Gorey, County Wexford, in the Republic of Ireland, with another site due to open in the UK next month.

Jet's new promotion targets families looking for a break
22 March, 2013

Jet is offering its dealers the chance to participate in a new promotion to attract customers in advance of the school holidays. By spending £20 or more in a single transaction between March 20 and April 30 at participating Jet forecourts, customers can receive two 2-for-1 entry vouchers (while stocks last) for the UK’s top attractions. They can also enter Jet's free prize draw for the chance to win a family break. Spend must include a fuel purchase in full or part.

Opening day for Parkfoot Garage's new Spar store
22 March, 2013

Today sees the opening of the newly extended and refitted forecourt store of Kent-based Spar retailer David Charman.

Morrison targets more forecourt customers following extension of fuelGenie contract
22 March, 2013

Atos, an international IT services company, has extended its fuelGenie contract with Morrisons until 2019. Morrisons will also become part of Atos’s wider network of merchants who accept payment by business account cards administered by Atos.

Following a deal agreed with Harvest Energy, do you think it will be good to see the Total brand returning to UK forecourts?