Budget 2021: What’s in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget announcement for motorists?


Chancellor Rishi Sunak today unveiled his 2021 budget and there’s not a lot in it to specifically concern motorists, thankfully.
Experts worry of inflated petrol prices over lockdown

Petrol is at its most costly in almost a decade


The average price of petrol has hit a record high of 142.94p per litre, breaking the previous record which has stood since April 2012.
Experts worry of inflated petrol prices over lockdown

Supermarkets accused of inflating petrol prices


Experts are worried that petrol retailers will overcharge drivers for petrol during the third coronavirus lockdown.
Supermarkets begin to drop petrol price below £1 per litre

Morrisons petrol price below £1 a litre


Morrisons has become the first major supermarket to drop its unleaded fuel prices below £1.00 per litre after oil prices hit record lows.
Cost of refuelling a car at lowest for four years

Unleaded could drop below £1 per litre


The cost of filling a car with petrol is at its lowest for four years, due to the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the oil industry.
US oil prices drop below zero for first time in history

US oil prices drop below zero for first time ever


US oil prices have plunged into the negative for the first time in history, amid fears that storage capacity may run out.
Drivers shouldn’t expect fall in fuel prices despite low wholesale price

Fuel prices are at low point, say experts


Experts have told driving.co.uk drivers should not expect a further fall in fuel costs, despite March events that saw wholesale prices drop.
What does the biggest daily drop in oil prices in 20 years mean for drivers?

Supermarkets cut fuel prices


Supermarkets in the UK have cut fuel prices again following a massive drop in the price of crude oil yesterday.
Fuel pump prices surge in

Fuel pump prices surge in 'bleak' April


Motorists had to contend with a big spike in fuel prices last month, with petrol rising by nearly 6p per litre.
New higher grade biofuel risks damaging hundreds of thousands of cars

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.
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

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.