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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

Diesel duty hike in the Budget would not encourage drivers to switch their vehicles

Diesel duty hike in the Budget would not encourage drivers to switch their vehicles

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2017 00:01 GMT

The RAC has found that any increase to the amount of fuel duty paid on diesel at the pumps is unlikely to help reduce harmful nitrogen dioxide emissions

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.

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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

RAC responds to the Government's clean air plan published today

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What makes up the price of a litre of diesel? Interactive chart from the RAC

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

Updated daily with the latest data, 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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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.

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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.