The Road to Improving Fuel Efficiency (Infographic)

12 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 21st August, 2013

Here at PetrolPrices.com we are always trying to help reduce fuel costs and improve fuel efficiency for our users; the fundamental feature of our website does just this. Using our PetrolPrices.com website as one of their trusted data sources, Sainsbury’s Bank has created an engaging infographic taking the motorists down The Road to Fuel Efficiency.… more »

OFT launch review of fuel prices

91 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 5th September, 2012

Today the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), the UK’s consumer and competition authority, announced they will be launching a review of petrol and diesel prices at UK forecourts. The main concern that has triggered this investigation is the price of fuel at the pump and how much it has increased over the years. According to… more »

Future of PetrolPrices.com Survey Results

18 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 20th August, 2012

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out our recent survey. We’ve had over 13,000 of you tell us all about the features you think would be useful as a motorist, what you find most frustrating as a motorist, and how you think we can… more »

When will we stop experiencing fuel price rage?

39 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 15th June, 2012

Fuel price rage is a common condition experienced by many motorists. There is currently no cure and it is becoming increasingly difficult to control. It all starts when you get into your car, head to the petrol station and start filling up with fuel. The symptoms start to show when you look up at the… more »

Threat of Strikes Increase Prices At The Pumps

23 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 4th April, 2012

Last week motorists across the country were seen queueing up for fuel, forecourts were running dry and stations hiked their prices up. We wanted to find out exactly how much stations had increased their prices. Displayed on the map are the towns with the largest price increases for unleaded and diesel between Monday 26th March… more »

PetrolPrices.com New ‘Petrol Tweets’ App

2 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 2nd April, 2012

Update: We’ve stopped support for the tweet app for now due to time constraints to develop it, but we hope to develop something new and exciting soon! Today we officially launch a new web app for PetrolPrices.com; a service that integrates with Twitter and Open MapQuest called Petrol Tweets that was inspired by the #uksnow… more »

The big 4 in a petrol price war

131 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 5th July, 2011

The four leading UK supermarkets: Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys and Morrisons have all recently slashed their fuel prices by around 3p per litre in response to the recent 10% drop in crude oil prices. This drop came after the International Energy Agency decided to release 60 million barrels of crude oil from the emergency reserves. As… more »

How to halve your fuel costs

88 Comments | Add Comment | Blog entry posted 22nd September, 2010

It’s hard to believe that average fuel prices today are around 30p more per litre than they were just five years ago. Prices at the pump are still pretty painful for most of us – even if you find the cheapest in your local area. So to help you make your car journeys even more… more »