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Electric vehicle owners paid to use excess electricity
Fuel
Monday 15th June 2020
Electric car owners were recently given the opportunity to make the most of surplus energy which could otherwise be wasted, whilst getting paid to do so.
Fuel at its lowest level in four years as the price of oil plummets
Fuel
Friday 22nd May 2020
There has been a lot of speculation recently regarding the price of fuel during the coronavirus pandemic, and research has now shown that fuel has dropped to its lowest level since May 2016.
Despite plummeting oil prices, motorists are still paying over £1 a litre at pumps
Fuel
Wednesday 6th May 2020
Global oil prices have hit an 18-year low and it is estimated that for consumers, fuel could cost as little as 98p per litre if the lower wholesale costs were reflected at the pumps. But, it should be considered that if the largest fuel retailers do decide to make another price cut, this will heap yet more pressure on smaller forecourts.
Motorists warned they may have to travel further for their fuel as demand plummets
Fuel
Friday 24th April 2020
Motorists are advised to check whether their local petrol station is open before leaving to fill up. This is because independent fuelling stations face staff shortages through illness and self-isolating employees, as well as increased competition from supermarkets enjoying higher footfall and offering record-low prices at the pumps.
Coronavirus causes the largest drop in fuel prices in 12 years
Fuel
Wednesday 15th April 2020
The fuel price drop over the last month has been enormous and there is still scope for forecourts to come down even further, if retailers pass on the savings they are making to drivers.
Electric vehicle charge points at supermarkets double in two years
Fuel
Friday 20th March 2020
As part of the plan to get drivers into electric vehicles (EVs) by 2035, more charging points are to be installed UK-wide. Supermarkets are a particularly important place to have these charging points available, as many people will be visiting for a good length of time, providing a good opportunity for charging. For this reason, the number of available charging points is growing.
Has the coronavirus led to lower petrol prices?
Fuel
Wednesday 12th February 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has led to a drop in the price of oil, due to a few different reasons.
Ban on new petrol and diesel car sales brought forward to 2035
Fuel
Monday 10th February 2020
The plan to ban the sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2035 has been agreed in order to act upon global warming worries.
December puts an end to four months of falling petrol prices
Fuel
Wednesday 15th January 2020
The price of oil increased over December, meaning that prices are due to rise this year.