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RAC comments on the Government's plan to target new diesel car sales

RAC comments on the Government's plan to target new diesel car sales

News   •   Nov 09, 2017 23:12 GMT

The Government is proposing a tax or surcharge on sales of new diesel vehicles

Average price of fuel goes up by more than 2p a litre in August

Average price of fuel goes up by more than 2p a litre in August

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2017 15:03 BST

RAC Fuel Watch report for August shows the price of petrol and diesel increased by more than 2p a litre for second consecutive month. The average price of petrol now stands at 117.51p and diesel at 118.37p. Tropical Storm Harvey responsible for last minute rise in the price of petrol.

Unleaded price set to overtake diesel for the first time in over a year as US demand rockets

Unleaded price set to overtake diesel for the first time in over a year as US demand rockets

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2017 10:21 BST

US demand for petrol following Storm Harvey is pushing up wholesale prices of unleaded which will see unleaded increase by up to 4p at UK forecourts.

July brings first fuel price rises since April

July brings first fuel price rises since April

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2017 00:01 BST

RAC Fuel Watch data for July shows fuel prices increased for the first time since April. Petrol and diesel both went up by nearly 1p a litre. Litre of unleaded still 5p lower than 2017 high of 120.45p. Diesel more than 6p a litre cheaper than 2017 peak of 122.35p

Supermarket cuts pump prices by 2p as RAC calls for retailers to play fair with motorists

Supermarket cuts pump prices by 2p as RAC calls for retailers to play fair with motorists

News   •   May 03, 2017 14:11 BST

Other supermarkets and fuel retailers expected to follow as one supermarket responds to our call for a price cut. RAC Fuel Watch indicate that a 3p cut could be on the cards.

Price of petrol goes up by more than 1p a litre in April but cut imminent

Price of petrol goes up by more than 1p a litre in April but cut imminent

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2017 00:01 BST

Pump prices rose by more than a penny a litre in April, but a drop in the price of oil in the second half of the month and a jump in the value of the pound means retailers are now in a position to pass on a cut to motorists imminently. Drop in price of oil and jump in value of sterling give retailers chance to pass on savings.

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty freeze

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty freeze

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 13:35 GMT

RAC reacts to Chancellor’s decision to continue the freeze on fuel duty in his first Autumn Statement today

RAC comments on planned OPEC oil production cut

RAC comments on planned OPEC oil production cut

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 15:17 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman reflects on today's OPEC news and what it may mean for UK motorists

RAC reacts to today's supermarket fuel price cuts

RAC reacts to today's supermarket fuel price cuts

News   •   Aug 01, 2016 12:02 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on the fuel price drops announced today

RAC issues plea for immediate pump price cuts

RAC issues plea for immediate pump price cuts

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2016 00:01 BST

Clear scope for 3p per litre cut off both unleaded and diesel prices, RAC Fuel Watch data shows

Motorists hit by fourth straight month of fuel price rises

Motorists hit by fourth straight month of fuel price rises

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2016 00:01 BST

The average prices of petrol and diesel have increased for the fourth month running, according to RAC Fuel Watch data for June

RAC latest reaction to Brexit vote's effect on fuel prices

RAC latest reaction to Brexit vote's effect on fuel prices

News   •   Jun 28, 2016 12:10 BST

The RAC reports that the UK referendum vote to leave the EU has not yet had a significant impact on fuel prices

RAC predicts pump prices to rise by up to two pence

RAC predicts pump prices to rise by up to two pence

News   •   Jun 24, 2016 11:41 BST

Motorists will see some volatility in the price of fuel on UK forecourts in the coming weeks

May sees price of petrol and diesel increase for third month in a row

May sees price of petrol and diesel increase for third month in a row

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2016 00:01 BST

RAC Fuel Watch data shows the price of fuel has risen for the third straight month

UPDATE: RAC reacts to current fuel shortage in France

UPDATE: RAC reacts to current fuel shortage in France

News   •   May 25, 2016 15:06 BST

The RAC is not recommending that motorists take additional fuel in cans

Price of petrol increases for second month in a row adding £1.45 to a fill-up

Price of petrol increases for second month in a row adding £1.45 to a fill-up

Press Releases   •   May 05, 2016 00:01 BST

Oil rises by $9 a barrel in April making for a 25% increase and price of diesel goes up by 2p a litre

Price of petrol goes up 3p a litre in March signalling first rise since July 2015

Price of petrol goes up 3p a litre in March signalling first rise since July 2015

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2016 00:01 BST

After eight months of falling pump prices, the average price of petrol suffered a sudden and unwelcome 3p a litre rise