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RAC presses retailers to cut fuel prices as oil price slumps

RAC presses retailers to cut fuel prices as oil price slumps

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 11:34 BST

​The RAC is calling on retailers to cut the price of fuel after a sudden drop in the price of oil has brought wholesale costs down

RAC-owned Nebula Systems cloud diagnostic platform wins major award

RAC-owned Nebula Systems cloud diagnostic platform wins major award

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2017 10:05 BST

A UK firm has picked up this year’s prestigious TU-Automotive award for Best Aftermarket Telematics Product/Service - after being nominated for best newcomer just two-years-ago. Nebula Systems, part of the RAC group of companies, won the accolade for their cloud diagnostic platform MECH5.

Price of fuel falls in May as retailers pass on wholesale savings
RAC predicts busiest late May bank holiday traffic for four years as temperatures rise

RAC predicts busiest late May bank holiday traffic for four years as temperatures rise

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2017 15:34 BST

​Sixteen and a half million leisure journeys will be taken by car this coming bank holiday weekend, data from RAC Traffic Watch suggests.*

Motorists lack awareness of emergency refuge areas on smart motorways

Motorists lack awareness of emergency refuge areas on smart motorways

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2017 00:01 BST

Half of motorists are not familiar with emergency refuge areas on smart motorways, new figures from the RAC suggest

esure appoints the RAC to provide insurance customers with breakdown cover

esure appoints the RAC to provide insurance customers with breakdown cover

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 17:40 BST

RAC is appointed by esure to provide breakdown cover option for esure and Sheilas'Wheels insurance customers

Condition of local roads on a knife-edge as RAC sees surprise increase in first quarter pothole-related breakdowns

Condition of local roads on a knife-edge as RAC sees surprise increase in first quarter pothole-related breakdowns

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC’s familiar orange patrols attended 63% more pothole-related breakdowns in the first quarter of 2017 than they did over the same period in in 2016

A quarter of drivers have kept penalty points secret from their insurer

A quarter of drivers have kept penalty points secret from their insurer

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2017 00:01 BST

​Nearly a quarter (23%) of motorists did not inform their insurer the last time they received penalty points on their licence, research conducted by RAC Insurance has found

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.

RAC launches manifesto to ensure biggest issues for motorists don’t get parked

RAC launches manifesto to ensure biggest issues for motorists don’t get parked

Press Releases   •   May 01, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC publishes its election party manifesto for motorists

Leisure traffic to peak at 3.4m this May Day bank holiday

Leisure traffic to peak at 3.4m this May Day bank holiday

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2017 10:20 BST

The RAC estimates a total of 10.3 million leisure journeys will take place on major roads in total between today and Monday

Hagerty and RAC announce partnership to provide classic car owners with a market-leading product

Hagerty and RAC announce partnership to provide classic car owners with a market-leading product

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2017 00:01 BST

Hagerty and the RAC confirm all Hagerty policyholders will receive RAC Breakdown and Recovery throughout the UK and Europe

Mercedes-Benz appoints RAC as its new Roadside Assistance Partner

Mercedes-Benz appoints RAC as its new Roadside Assistance Partner

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2017 15:00 BST

​Mercedes-Benz Cars has appointed the RAC as its new Roadside Assistance partner.

Nearly 14.5m cars making leisure trips this coming Easter weekend

Nearly 14.5m cars making leisure trips this coming Easter weekend

Press Releases   •   Apr 08, 2017 00:01 BST

Leisure traffic volumes will reach a peak on Easter Sunday when there will be nearly 3.75m cars on the road

Four in 10 hospital trusts in England still require patients and visitors to carry loose change to park

Four in 10 hospital trusts in England still require patients and visitors to carry loose change to park

Press Releases   •   Apr 07, 2017 09:00 BST

New data collated by the RAC highlights parking options for those visiting hospitals in England

March sees welcome relief at the pumps as fuel drops by 2.5p a litre

March sees welcome relief at the pumps as fuel drops by 2.5p a litre

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 08:51 BST

Figures from RAC Fuel Watch show the biggest fall in diesel prices since January 2016

Motorists driving to France this Easter urged to order new emissions stickers as soon as possible

Motorists driving to France this Easter urged to order new emissions stickers as soon as possible

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2017 11:50 GMT

RAC urges motorists soon to be travelling to Paris, Lyon and Grenoble to order anti-pollution stickers after one took six weeks to reach the UK.

Buyers of new low emission cars to be unreasonably hit by April’s tax rise

Buyers of new low emission cars to be unreasonably hit by April’s tax rise

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2017 00:01 GMT

The vast majority of drivers buying new cars from 1 April will end up paying significantly more in car tax than they would do if they had bought the same vehicle just a day earlier, new figures from the RAC show.

‘Cold war’ brews between neighbours over poor parking at home

‘Cold war’ brews between neighbours over poor parking at home

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 00:01 GMT

A new study for RAC Insurance shines a spotlight on neighbourly parking woes

Insurance Premium Tax is now the tax motorists worry about the most

Insurance Premium Tax is now the tax motorists worry about the most

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 12:33 GMT

Four in 10 motorists think the Chancellor will raise IPT again in the Budget