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‘Fuel price creep’ see supermarkets raise  prices every day since end of March

‘Fuel price creep’ see supermarkets raise prices every day since end of March

Press Releases   •   May 26, 2018 00:01 BST

RAC sees longest run of supermarket price rises in three and a half years. UK average price of fuel has increased 8.5p a litre since end of March.

Fuel prices reach three-and-a-half-year high and worst still to come

Fuel prices reach three-and-a-half-year high and worst still to come

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2018 12:34 BST

More fuel price rises could be on the horizon as the barrel price could rise to $100 again – a price last seen in August 2014.

Average petrol and diesel prices stay the same in March

Average petrol and diesel prices stay the same in March

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 00:00 BST

Retailers absorb increased wholesale costs to the benefit of motorists. April may bring lower pump prices with possibility of oil price reduction

February brings relief for drivers at the pumps with 2p a litre drop

February brings relief for drivers at the pumps with 2p a litre drop

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch - falling price of Brent crude oil sparks forecourt price savings

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

News   •   Feb 27, 2018 15:07 GMT

Highways England has published the findings from its M5 motorway fuel price signage trial concluding that it has not delivered sufficient impact or cost benefit to cover the capital cost and operational costs of the service. This means there is no business case for whole or partial public sector funding to roll out fuel pricing signs to other motorway service areas on the motorway network.

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 20:03 GMT

Asda has responded to the RAC's fresh fuel price cut call by capping the price of unleaded at 116.7p and diesel at 118.7p

RAC calls on supermarkets to cut another 2p a litre off fuel as wholesale price of fuel continues to tumble

RAC calls on supermarkets to cut another 2p a litre off fuel as wholesale price of fuel continues to tumble

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 09:52 GMT

The RAC is making a fresh plea to Britain’s big four supermarkets to cut at least another 2p a litre off petrol and diesel following further reductions in the wholesale cost of fuel.

January sees fuel prices rise for third month in row

January sees fuel prices rise for third month in row

Press Releases   •   Jan 31, 2018 00:00 GMT

The average price of petrol and diesel rose January 2018 for the third consecutive month. Petrol has gone up 4p a litre since October 2017. Retailers could ease motorists’ misery with slight pump reductions

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