Fuel pump prices surge in ‘bleak’ April for motorists


Motorists had to contend with a big spike in fuel prices last month, with petrol rising by nearly 6p per litre.
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Chancellor suggests fuel duty rate could soon rise


Britain's fuel duty tax rate could soon be raised for the first time in nearly a decade, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has suggested.
Supermarkets confirm petrol price cuts as wholesale fuel values fall

Supermarkets cut petrol prices by 2p per litre


With wholesale petrol values continuing to fall, four supermarkets in quick succession have said they'll be reducing pump prices by 2p per litre.
Fuel duty will be frozen for ninth consecutive year

Fuel duty rate frozen for ninth consecutive yea


Fuel duty rates will be frozen again in the next budget, the Prime Minister has confirmed.
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Environmental study recommends fuel duty rises


The UK Government should increase future fuel duty rates "at least in line with inflation", a new study recommends.
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UK motorists hit by "hellish" fuel price rise


Running costs for UK motorists increased even further last month, with May 2018 seeing the steepest rise in fuel prices for nearly two decades.
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Asda suspends trial of £99 fuel deposit


Asda has suspended a controversial trial that saw motorists hit with a £99 deposit when buying fuel at its petrol stations.
RAC warns drivers to expect higher fuel bills

RAC warns drivers to expect higher fuel bills


THE RAC has warned that drivers face rising fuel prices in 2018.
Soaring fuel prices prompt drivers to park their cars

Soaring fuel prices prompt drivers to park car


Motorists are cutting back on car journeys after fuel prices hit their highest level in more than two years, new research has found.
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Reader letters: the height of SUVs, cycle superhighways...


Reader letters from the Sunday Times Driving pages, published on February 29.
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Letters of the week, January 17


This week: motoring resolutions, brake lights, fog lights, petrol prices and keyless ignitions
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Magic per gallon: the exciting cars you can afford...


With prices at the pumps tumbling, car buyers can afford once again to go for excitement over fuel economy.
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What the political parties have in store for motorists...


Voting blocs don’t come much bigger than drivers. There are 35m motorists in Britain, and they contribute £58bn to the Treasury each year in taxes