Subscribe now to Forecourt Trader Magazine
  • Forecourt Trader

November

Haulage licences revoked over laundered fuel
27 November, 2013

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has praised the Department of Environment (DoE) Northern Ireland for revoking three freight operator’s road haulage licences for using laundered fuel.

Retailers urged to seek MP support for EDM calling for further cut in fuel duty
26 November, 2013

Fuel retailers are being urged to write to their MPs to support the Early Day Motion put forward by Robert Halfon, the Conservative MP for Harrow.

Call for tougher punishment for proxy purchase of alcohol
22 November, 2013

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed a new report calling for tougher punishments for parents, friends and older siblings who buy alcohol for young people.

IGA event focuses on hybrid cars and apprenticeships
22 November, 2013

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) will be delivering a technical demonstration on the health and safety of hybrid vehicles at an open evening event at one of its members, PK Automotive Solutions, taking place on 27 November in Lincoln.

NFDA meets European Commission officials
22 November, 2013

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has met Maria Rehbinder, head of internal markets at the European Commission, to explore proposals for action on unfair trading practices.

AA supports duty deferment for hard-pressed retailers
22 November, 2013

The AA has given qualified support to the campaign to secure fuel duty deferment for petrol stations.

Jet tempts motorists with chance to win £5,000 of free fuel in anniversary prize draw
22 November, 2013

Jet has unveiled the first of a raft of initiatives to celebrate the brand's 60th anniversary in 2014. From Monday, November 25 until Friday December 20, hundreds of Jet forecourts nationwide will participate in

BP re-launches Supercharge Fuel Card
22 November, 2013

BP has re-launched the BP Supercharge Fuel Card with no transaction fee for customers and, it says, no hidden charges. It adds there will be no change to retailers’ transaction fees.

PRA warns of threat to duty deferment
22 November, 2013

PRA chairman Brian Madderson has written to the Chancellor George Osborne warning him that attempts are being made to block the duty deferment scheme which PRA says could do so much to help

Growing role of smart phones for c-store shoppers
22 November, 2013

Mobile phone technology is expected to become an increasingly essential tool for convenience shoppers, according to the latest research from grocery research specialist IGD.

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?