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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

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.

Fuel £11 more expensive than a year ago, but prices stabilise in February

Fuel £11 more expensive than a year ago, but prices stabilise in February

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

​After two months of rises at the pumps, the price of petrol and diesel stabilised in February, according to RAC Fuel Watch data

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

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 calls on fuel retailers to pass on wholesale unleaded price savings

RAC calls on fuel retailers to pass on wholesale unleaded price savings

Press Releases   •   Jul 13, 2016 00:01 BST

​The RAC is urging retailers to cut the forecourt price of petrol to reflect the falling price of unleaded fuel on the wholesale market

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

May sees price of petrol and diesel increase for third month in a row

May sees price of petrol and diesel increase for third month in a row

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2016 00:01 BST

RAC Fuel Watch data shows the price of fuel has risen for the third straight month

Price of petrol increases for second month in a row adding £1.45 to a fill-up

Price of petrol increases for second month in a row adding £1.45 to a fill-up

Press Releases   •   May 05, 2016 00:01 BST

Oil rises by $9 a barrel in April making for a 25% increase and price of diesel goes up by 2p a litre

Price of petrol goes up 3p a litre in March signalling first rise since July 2015

Price of petrol goes up 3p a litre in March signalling first rise since July 2015

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2016 00:01 BST

After eight months of falling pump prices, the average price of petrol suffered a sudden and unwelcome 3p a litre rise

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.

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

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

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

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

Motorists not put off diesel by VW emissions scandal

Motorists not put off diesel by VW emissions scandal

Press Releases   •   Nov 25, 2015 09:27 GMT

Six in 10 drivers say they have lost confidence in all vehicle manufacturers' environmental claims since the emissions scandal - but nearly three-quarters of drivers say they are generally more worried about fuel consumption than they are about health-harming emissions

Petrol and diesel price cuts expected as oil hits $40 a barrel

Petrol and diesel price cuts expected as oil hits $40 a barrel

Press Releases   •   Nov 18, 2015 10:13 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch data indicates a further round of fuel price cuts are due, with crude oil this week hitting $40 a barrel - its lowest price in more than six years