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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.

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

RAC predicts fuel prices rises following sterling's slump

RAC predicts fuel prices rises following sterling's slump

News   •   Oct 07, 2016 10:36 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to the unexpectedly sharp fall in sterling

Fuel prices edge up in August despite early supermarket cut

Fuel prices edge up in August despite early supermarket cut

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2016 00:01 BST

Petrol climbs slightly; diesel ends month close to a 2016 high

July brings an end to four months of rising fuel prices

July brings an end to four months of rising fuel prices

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2016 00:01 BST

The average cost of fuel on Britain’s forecourts has started to fall again after four months of rises, data from the RAC’s July Fuel Watch report shows

RAC comments as fuel prices begin to rise

RAC comments as fuel prices begin to rise

News   •   Mar 15, 2016 11:05 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman Simon Williams reacts as some retailers increase their prices

February sees price of petrol fall for eighth straight month

February sees price of petrol fall for eighth straight month

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2016 13:06 GMT

​The average price of petrol fell slightly in February, marking eight consecutive months of falls, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals

Price of fuel may have reached low point for now, warns the RAC

Price of fuel may have reached low point for now, warns the RAC

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 00:01 GMT

New data from RAC Fuel Watch suggests the cheap fuel market may have bottomed out, with the oil price showing some early signs of recovery

Petrol and diesel prices may go as low as 86p a litre if oil price continues to fall

Petrol and diesel prices may go as low as 86p a litre if oil price continues to fall

Press Releases   •   Jan 14, 2016 00:01 GMT

The freefalling price of a barrel oil may lead to forecourt petrol and diesel prices going as low as 86p a litre at the cheapest fuel retail sites, the RAC says – but warns thousands of motorists are still missing out on cheaper prices.

RAC comments on suggestion that oil could fall to $10 a barrel

RAC comments on suggestion that oil could fall to $10 a barrel

News   •   Jan 12, 2016 17:45 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on reports that the price of a barrel of Brent crude oil could slip this year to just $10, according to Standard Chartered

Price of petrol falls for sixth month in a row with the gift of sub-£1 a litre

Price of petrol falls for sixth month in a row with the gift of sub-£1 a litre

Press Releases   •   Jan 06, 2016 00:01 GMT

The latest RAC Fuel Watch report shows the cost of petrol has now fallen for six consecutive months

RAC welcomes £1 diesel but says it was slow in coming - filling up will be £10 cheaper than a year ago

RAC welcomes £1 diesel but says it was slow in coming - filling up will be £10 cheaper than a year ago

News   •   Jan 03, 2016 18:06 GMT

The RAC said the diesel price cut by major supermarkets to below £1 a litre is great news for diesel drivers, particularly after the expense of Christmas but it is long overdue. And the really good news is diesel car drivers with an average 55 litre fuel tank will be saving over £10 every time they fill-up compared with this time last year..

Low petrol and diesel prices throughout 2016

Low petrol and diesel prices throughout 2016

News   •   Jan 01, 2016 11:27 GMT

The announcement by Saudi Arabia that they have no intention of cutting production will ensure the market remains awash with low price oil.

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UK average pump and wholesale fuel prices over time - interactive chart from the RAC

Blog posts   •   Jan 01, 2016 00:01 GMT

An interactive chart showing average UK wholesale fuel prices, compared to average pump (retail) prices - for both unleaded petrol and diesel fuel. The chart covers the last 12 months, and is updated daily to provide the latest prices.

Supermarkets should lead the way by selling diesel for under £1 a litre

Supermarkets should lead the way by selling diesel for under £1 a litre

Press Releases   •   Dec 16, 2015 00:01 GMT

RAC urges retailers not to take advantage of motorists by charging more for diesel than they should

RAC reacts to all four major supermarkets dropping petrol prices below £1

RAC reacts to all four major supermarkets dropping petrol prices below £1

News   •   Dec 11, 2015 10:46 GMT

Christmas has clearly come early for motorists

RAC reacts to new Asda promotion offering petrol under £1 a litre

RAC reacts to new Asda promotion offering petrol under £1 a litre

News   •   Dec 10, 2015 17:11 GMT

RAC comments on Asda cutting petrol to 99.7p a litre and diesel to 103.7p as part of a three-day promotion beginning on Friday 11 December.

Petrol to fall to £1 a litre for Christmas as oil goes below $40

Petrol to fall to £1 a litre for Christmas as oil goes below $40

Press Releases   •   Dec 09, 2015 00:01 GMT

​Motorists will be treated to petrol at £1 a litre or under in time for Christmas if retailers ‘do the right thing’ and pass on savings in the wholesale price, according to RAC Fuel Watch data

RAC reacts to Opec's decision to continue pumping near-record volumes of oil

RAC reacts to Opec's decision to continue pumping near-record volumes of oil

News   •   Dec 04, 2015 18:05 GMT

RAC reacts to Opec’s decision to maintain its policy of pumping near-record volumes of oil following Friday 4 December meeting in Vienna.

A landmark fuel month: diesel drops to lowest price in six years and petrol drops for fifth month in a row

A landmark fuel month: diesel drops to lowest price in six years and petrol drops for fifth month in a row

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2015 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch data reveals November 2015 was a landmark month for the UK fuel market, with the average price of diesel hitting its lowest level for six years