PetrolPrices.com: A Look Back at 2016

The past year was nothing if not eventful in many respects! We’ve seen a vote to leave the EU (complete with no shortage of political drama in the aftermath), and the controversial presidential success of Donald Trump over on the other side of the pond. Before we move into what seems likely to be an more »

Driving Home for Christmas?

“Driving home for Christmas” can sound quite appealing when you hear the seasonal song from the comfort of your own home. However, “top to toe in tailbacks” is the more likely reality for those of you who have to actually do it at the same time as everyone else. Christmas travel delays are as much more »

Great Christmas Gifts for Petrol Heads!

If you have any true motoring enthusiasts to buy Christmas gifts for this year, you have plenty of options. There are lots of items aimed at “petrol heads” and you still have time to order something in time for the big day. We’ve trawled the Internet to find some items that car-obsessives will be glad to more »

What can we Expect from Christmas Fuel Prices?

We don’t like being the bearers of bad news here at PetrolPrices.com, but it now seems all but certain that we’ll see significant rises in the cost of petrol and diesel between now and Christmas. According to our figures, average prices have already begun to edge up. As we discussed last week, the OPEC nations more »

Five Perfect Christmas Gifts for Drivers

We all have certain friends and family members who are really difficult to choose presents for. Thankfully, if you have an enthusiastic driver to buy for, there are plenty of options available to you. We’ve had a good search of the web to help you with some ideas. In this list we’ve provided a mixture more »

What’s YOUR Driving Personality?

What kind of driver do you think you are? Are you placid and relaxed, or does a red mist rapidly descend when somebody cuts you up or does something else on the road to wind you up? Are you a speed demon, or is always sticking to the limits your hard and fast rule? A more »

Will Petrol Prices “Rocket” by Christmas?

The last few weeks have been rather depressing for those who keep a close eye on petrol prices. After four months of price increases, the tail-end of November saw daily averages begin to fall, helped primarily by a supermarket price war – but it seems as if those reductions may only be temporary. (It’s also more »

Roof Racks and Roof Boxes: Five of the Best

Roof racks and roof boxes are a great way to extend your storage space and carry extra objects from A to B using your vehicle. Long gone are the days when a roof rack simply meant a couple of bars to which objects could be untidily and haphazardly strapped. There are now all kinds of more »

Britain’s Roads: The Most Jammed in Europe

If you’ve sat in a traffic jam recently on Britain’s roads, you’re not alone. It will come as no surprise to anyone who regularly drives in the UK that our roads are very busy, but the proof is now in that they’re actually the most congested in the whole of the EU. The proof comes more »

Autumn Statement 2016 for Motorists

Like many people all over the nation, the PetrolPrices.com team sat around various screens to watch today’s Autumn statement, which lays out what we can expect from the government in terms of spending plans, financial commitments, and tax implications for the coming months and years. Needless to say, our particular focus was on what the Autumn more »

Petrol Price War: Is £1 per Litre Fuel on the Way?

The UK supermarket petrol price war has stepped up a gear this week. As reported in The Guardian (and numerous other news outlets), Morrisons has launched a new deal that allows drivers to pay 99.9 pence per litre for unleaded, and just slightly more for diesel. The deal started on Monday and will continue until 3rd December. The more »

The Best Black Friday Deals for Motorists

Black Friday – a retail tradition that started off in the USA – is now very much part of the UK calendar. Almost all retailers get involved, online and offline, and there are bargains there for the taking. Usefully, these bargains are just in time for the festive season! With Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) more »

Has Trump’s Victory caused Petrol Prices to Drop?

Unless you’ve been hiding out in a cave, you’ll no doubt know that Donald Trump is now President-Elect of the USA. Meanwhile, according to multiple reports including this one in The Telegraph, UK petrol prices are finally starting to fall, thanks to a new supermarket petrol price war. Is there any connection between these two events? more »