Monday 17th August 2020
There are no rules surrounding the mark-up that retailers can set when selling fuel, but it appears that in March retailers chose to raise profit margins rather than setting a fair price.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.