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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.

Motorists confused about new MOT rules coming into force on Sunday

Motorists confused about new MOT rules coming into force on Sunday

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2018 00:01 BST

Changes being made to the MOT test which come into force this Sunday (20 May) are already causing confusion among motorists, new research from the RAC has found

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

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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 on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 14:32 GMT

The RAC's Peter Williams reacts to today's Budget announcements - which included the Chancellor ruling out taxes on existing diesel drivers

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

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What makes up the price of a litre of diesel?

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

This interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch shows the proportion of the price of a litre of diesel that is tax.

Typical vehicle running costs - for a diesel engine car

Typical vehicle running costs - for a diesel engine car

Blog posts   •   Jan 20, 2016 11:21 GMT

An indicative guide to the cost of running, from new, a privately-owned diesel car for a period of three years from 2016, based on an annual mileage of 10,000 miles

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RAC Fuel Watch: August 2016 report

RAC Fuel Watch: August 2016 report

Documents   •   Sep 03, 2016 00:01 BST

The RAC's Fuel Watch report covering the month of August 2016

RAC Fuel Watch: December 2015 report

RAC Fuel Watch: December 2015 report

Documents   •   Jan 06, 2016 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch is a comprehensive guide to the latest UK unleaded petrol and diesel prices – both at the wholesale level and at the pump. RAC Fuel Watch analyses how prices changed through the previous month and compares the most recent prices with those from three, six and 12 months before.

RAC Fuel Watch: October 2015 report

RAC Fuel Watch: October 2015 report

Documents   •   Nov 04, 2015 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch is a monthly, at-a-glance guide to the latest UK unleaded petrol and diesel prices - both at wholesale and at the fuel pumps. We look at the previous month's prices in depth, analysing changes through the month, and take a longer-term view of fuel prices over the last three, six and 12 months. We also give a prediction of what we think pump prices will do in the near future.

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