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RAC warns of pump price misery as oil hits $70 a barrel for first time in more than three years

RAC warns of pump price misery as oil hits $70 a barrel for first time in more than three years

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2018 14:13 GMT

​The price of a barrel of oil has gone above $70 for the first time in more than three years, potentially spelling misery for motorists at the pump throughout 2018.

More pump price rises take petrol to highest in three years

More pump price rises take petrol to highest in three years

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2018 00:01 GMT

​Motorists begin 2018 paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals

Negative headlines about ‘dirty diesel’ pushing fleets to switch

Negative headlines about ‘dirty diesel’ pushing fleets to switch

Press Releases   •   Jan 02, 2018 15:00 GMT

A survey of 1,000 UK firms carried out by RAC Business found 62% of large businesses with between 250 and 499 staff are considering phasing out their diesel vehicles, compared to just 33% among small firms with less than 10 employees. And, nearly half (47%) of businesses of any size say they are thinking about moving away from diesel.

Petrol and diesel most expensive for three years as prices go up by 2p a litre in November

Petrol and diesel most expensive for three years as prices go up by 2p a litre in November

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2017 00:01 GMT

New figures from RAC Fuel Watch show fuel prices are rising across the UK

Petrol price falls in October but price rises look imminent

Petrol price falls in October but price rises look imminent

Press Releases   •   Nov 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

New RAC Fuel Watch data points to rising prices at the forecourt

RAC Patrol of the Year rises to the MPG challenge

RAC Patrol of the Year rises to the MPG challenge

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2017 12:30 BST

RAC Patrol Ambassador, Chris Burgess, says he is pleased with the results of his first MPG Marathon, as he succeeded in beating the official figures for his VW Transporter T6 - while it was fully loaded.

Fuel prices rise for the third consecutive month but RAC expects a cut
RAC Patrol of the Year joins MPG Marathon line-up

RAC Patrol of the Year joins MPG Marathon line-up

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 00:01 BST

RAC Patrol of the Year, Chris Burgess, will be joining the line-up of competitors for this year’s MPG Marathon, and says he’s looking forward to putting his new VW Transporter T6 through its paces.

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.

RAC teams up with fuelGenie to offer exclusive deal on RAC Business Breakdown cover

RAC teams up with fuelGenie to offer exclusive deal on RAC Business Breakdown cover

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 11:30 BST

​Supermarket fuel card provider fuelGenie has teamed up with RAC Business, to offer UK firms who are new to the RAC exclusive 15% discount rates on their breakdown cover.

June sees forecourt fuel fall by 2p a litre for second month in a row

June sees forecourt fuel fall by 2p a litre for second month in a row

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 09:00 BST

​Fuel prices have fallen by 2p a litre for the second month in a row, data from the latest RAC Fuel Watch report reveals.

RAC presses retailers to cut fuel prices as oil price slumps

RAC presses retailers to cut fuel prices as oil price slumps

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 11:34 BST

​The RAC is calling on retailers to cut the price of fuel after a sudden drop in the price of oil has brought wholesale costs down

Price of fuel falls in May as retailers pass on wholesale savings
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.

March sees welcome relief at the pumps as fuel drops by 2.5p a litre

March sees welcome relief at the pumps as fuel drops by 2.5p a litre

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 08:51 BST

Figures from RAC Fuel Watch show the biggest fall in diesel prices since January 2016

Fuel £11 more expensive than a year ago, but prices stabilise in February

Fuel £11 more expensive than a year ago, but prices stabilise in February

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

​After two months of rises at the pumps, the price of petrol and diesel stabilised in February, according to RAC Fuel Watch data

Fuel rises 2p a litre in January to highest for more than two years

Fuel rises 2p a litre in January to highest for more than two years

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch data shows a rise in pump prices, but are motorists in line for a price cut in February?

RAC supports Bill calling for tax transparency for motorists at the pumps

RAC supports Bill calling for tax transparency for motorists at the pumps

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

The RAC is renewing its call for the amount of money generated by fuel duty at each forecourt fill-up to be shown clearly on receipts by throwing its weight behind the Vehicle Fuel (Publication of Tax Information) Bill

Petrol and diesel prices rise and are at highest for 18 months

Petrol and diesel prices rise and are at highest for 18 months

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 00:01 GMT

Petrol and diesel prices rose by around 3p a litre in December taking them to their highest average prices since July 2015, new data from RAC Fuel Watch shows

Petrol and diesel prices down in November but rises on the cards

Petrol and diesel prices down in November but rises on the cards

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC warns motorists to expect fuel price rises in December, but the outlook for 2017 is much less certain