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Fuel Price Analysis: Jan 2021 to June 2022

Fuel Price Analysis: Jan 2021 to June 2022

The last few months have been a challenging time for motorists. At PetrolPrices, we analyse how prices have changed in the 18 months and look at how prices vary across regions in the UK. Price Changes in the Last 18 months Unleaded and Diesel Trend In the first week...

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Europe’s first Autonomous Petrol Station and Convenience Store

Europe’s first Autonomous Petrol Station and Convenience Store

There are already a number of automatic unmanned petrol stations in the UK, with Gulf, Asda and a number of other brands leading the way. Autonomus fuel stations are more prevalent on the continent, so it isn’t surprising that the first autonomous petrol station and...

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Petrol, Diesel and EV price increases

Petrol, Diesel and EV price increases

Petrol and diesel prices are continuing to hit new highs as the cost of crude oil increased to over $118 per barrel, levels not seen since before 2009. This is further compounded by a weakening pound to US dollar exchange rate, currently down at $1.26 from $1.35 at...

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Future Classics: Five British Cars Set to Soar in Value

Future Classics: Five British Cars Set to Soar in Value

Sponsored contentClassic cars are an investment like no other. However, identifying the right one can be tricky. Leading online used-car marketplace, Motorway.co.uk, polled a number of dealers from its network of verified car dealers1 to reveal their top 10 list of...

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Waves Car Wash: Platinum for Platinum competition

Waves Car Wash: Platinum for Platinum competition

To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Waves Hand Car Wash, the UK's home of car washing and valeting, is giving 70 lucky customers the chance to win a Platinum Valet! The Platinum Valet includes an interior and exterior clean combined with fine detailing and...

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Leasing A Battery Electric Vehicle Almost 20% Cheaper than PCP

Leasing A Battery Electric Vehicle Almost 20% Cheaper than PCP

Sponsored contentRecently released data from Leasing.com shows that leasing a battery electric vehicle (BEV) is on average 18%, and potentially up to 31%, cheaper than funding a new vehicle on personal contract purchase (PCP).  According to 2022 pricing data...

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EV Chargers at Motorway Service Areas: The Future

EV Chargers at Motorway Service Areas: The Future

For many motorists, motorway service stations offer a great deal of convenience, whether you are on a long journey with young children or using your vehicle for lengthy business journeys. The convenience of these locations providing food and coffee, toilet, and...

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Motorists lose money when selling their cars.

Motorists lose money when selling their cars.

Sponsored contentMany motorists say that they are daunted by the thought of selling their car on the second-hand market. Consequently, many appear to be willing to sell their car for less than it is worth to get the deal done and get on with other things. Research...

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Which fuel station brand loyalty scheme is the best for me?

Which fuel station brand loyalty scheme is the best for me?

Whether you only buy fuel at the petrol station or often add some grocery shopping or get your car washed there, we've reviewed their fuel station brand loyalty schemes so you can see which one is best for your car and your driving habits.Gulf Oomph Rewards An...

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Smart Motorways in the UK

Smart Motorways in the UK

Since late 2018 a smart motorway has been under construction on the M4 between Reading and the outskirts of London. This section of the M4 has joined stretches of 13 other motorways as part of the UK's roll-out of smart motorways. Under this scheme, traffic management...

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How has COVID-19 affected UK driving habits?

How has COVID-19 affected UK driving habits?

There was a time, at the height of COVID-19, where the roads were quietened by travel restrictions. Cycling and walking became popular national pastimes in Britain, traffic volumes nearly halved, and reductions in air pollution meant that the environment could...

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With fuel prices at a record high – should you sell your car?

With fuel prices at a record high – should you sell your car?

Sponsored contentFuel prices are at an all-time high in the UK, with the average British motorist now paying £1.64 for a litre of unleaded. Diesel vehicle drivers are paying even more – with the latest RAC report stating that the average diesel cost is now £1.77 a...

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MFG is planning to end the sale of auto-LPG on its forecourts

MFG is planning to end the sale of auto-LPG on its forecourts

The Motor Fuel Group (MFG), the largest independent forecourt operator in the UK, has said that supplying auto-LPG is no longer commercially viable. The company plans to remove auto-LPG from all its forecourts by 2024. MFG had to announce its plans through the...

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What is the best way to sell your car?

What is the best way to sell your car?

Sponsored contentSelling your car but don’t know the best way of doing so? We’ve analysed the best and most common ways to sell your, both online and offline. With so many providers out there, it can be a challenge to decide which one to use. So, let’s look at the...

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Fuel Duty Cut by 5 Pence Per Litre

Fuel Duty Cut by 5 Pence Per Litre

The chancellor, Rushi Sunak, announced that fuel duty will be cut by 5ppl at 6 pm on the 23rd March. This fuel cut will reduce the excise duty on road fuels from 57.95ppl to 52.95ppl. This is the first change in fuel duty since March 2011. This deduction in fuel duty...

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Car Parking Fines Set to Change

Car Parking Fines Set to Change

Under a new code of practice introduced in February by the UK Government’s Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, the maximum parking fine will be reduced from £100 to £50 for England and Wales. In some instances, serious breaches will face a maximum...

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Service Issues with PetrolPrices Mobile App

Service Issues with PetrolPrices Mobile App

Service Issues with PetrolPrices Mobile AppDue to the current increase in fuel prices, we have been experiencing unprecedented numbers of people using the PetrolPrices mobile app, web app, and website. Several times over the last couple of weeks, the mobile app, in...

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