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October

HMRC raids fuel laundering plant
23 October, 2013

A laundering plant capable of producing more than 9.1 million litres of illicit fuel a year and potentially evading around £5.9m in taxes and duty has been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Shooting at Liverpool forecourt
23 October, 2013

Five people have been arrested in connection to the shooting of a taxi driver on a Liverpool forecourt on Saturday 19 October.

Robbers strike at Esso petrol station
23 October, 2013

Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a cash-in-transit robbery at a petrol station in Stafford on Saturday 19 October.

Owner wants to reopen Grangemouth refinery
23 October, 2013

The owner of the Grangemouth oil refinery in Scotland says it wants to restart production at the facility, but it is calling in liquidators to the petrochemicals business that it shares its site with.

Sites supplied by Grangemouth maintaining availability
23 October, 2013

Forecourts supplying fuel from the Grangemouth refinery in Scotland are managing to maintain availability despite the current shutdown at the site, according to the PRA.

Trial of motorway fuel price signs to go ahead
23 October, 2013

The Government is going ahead with a trial of motorway signs showing the price of fuel at service areas in a bid to generate competition and reduce prices.

RMI slams decision to freeze MOT fee
23 October, 2013

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) has slammed the government for freezing MOT test prices without properly consulting the industry.

New raft of measures to cut cost of motoring
23 October, 2013

The government has announced a raft of measures intended to help motorists to cut the cost of running a car. They include a crackdown on whiplash fraud, a freeze on MOT test prices and a scheme designed to reduce the cost of fuel at motorway service stations,

George Hammond demonstrates savings with Petroman system
18 October, 2013

Top 50 Indie George Hammond has decided to install the Petroman Vapour Management Control system in all its new developments after trials at three sites demonstrated how much money it was saving.

Estate agents highlight apartment's petrol pumps
18 October, 2013

East Preston on the West Sussex coast features a first for the forecourt sector – estate agents citing a view of petrol pumps as a major selling point for a luxury apartment.

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?