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Asda planning 100 standalone forecourts
15 November, 2013

Asda is aiming to have 100 standalone filling stations by 2018.

Traffic volumes up
15 November, 2013

UK traffic volumes increased by 2.3% in the third quarter of 2013, compared to the same period last year, according to estimates released by the Department of Transport.

Phillips 66 targets growth in Scotland
15 November, 2013

Phillips 66 is to strengthen its Scottish presence by increasing its network of independently owned Jet- branded forecourts in the north of the country.

Forecourt owner invests in recycling carwash
13 November, 2013

The owner of Saints of Tarporley has installed what she believes is the first hand carwash in the north west that fully recycles the water it uses.

Forecourt sales assistant wins Community Hero award
13 November, 2013

Forecourt sales assistant Tracy Hackett was presented with the Community Hero award as well as the prize for winner of the forecourt category at the Sales Assistant of the Year Awards 2013, organised by Forecourt Trader’s sister title, Convenience Store magazine.

Government support for fuel efficient engines
13 November, 2013

The government has launched two initiatives to encourage the development of more fuel efficient and low emission engines.

Cigarette smuggling fugitive jailed
13 November, 2013

A convicted cigarette smuggler who featured on a list of most wanted tax fugitives this summer has been found and jailed.

PRA calls for government support on fuel duty deferment
13 November, 2013

The PRA has called on the government to support the duty deferment scheme which would facilitate a significant boost to petrol retailers’ cashflow, thereby strengthening forecourt businesses, and ultimately improving the UK’s fuel supply resilience.

£300,000 makeover doubles size of store
13 November, 2013

A Shropshire forecourt store has been re-launched after a £300,000 makeover that almost doubled its size.

New motorcycle and scooter sales still growing
13 November, 2013

Motorcycle and scooter sales have continued on their upward trajectory after last month’s increase, with sales up 6.7% in October

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?