Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown


The coronavirus lockdown left a gaping £2.4bn hole in the treasury’s income from fuel duty in April and May, compared with last year.
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.
Quarter of men admit they are more likely to speed on lockdown roads

One in seven risk non-essential journey


A new study has revealed that 14% of people have risked making a non-essential journey since the coronavirus lockdown was enforced.
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.
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.
Petrol pumps should carry cigarette-style images of blackened lungs, says health experts

Petrol pumps to 'show images of blackened lungs'


Health experts have called on the government to add images of cigarette packet-style blackened lungs and flooded homes to petrol pumps.
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.
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.
GOVERNMENT LAUNCH NEW SCHEME TO END MOTORWAY SERVICE STATION PETROL RIP-OFF

New scheme launched to end service station rip-off


Motorists will no longer face rip-off petrol prices at motorway service stations under a Government crackdown.
Petrol prices

Petrol stations overcharged drivers £500m


UK motorists are being overcharged at filling stations by at least £2.50 per tank, a report has revealed.
Asda-drops-trial-of-£99-fuel-deposit

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.
Expert says drivers should stay out of petrol station shops and pay at the pump to avoid obesity

Drivers: pay at the pumps to avoid obesity


No driver can miss the shelves laden with chocolate and sweets that surround petrol station kiosks. Carefully positioned to encourage shoppers to
Reader Letters: Hearse campers, VW emissions fix failures, EV battery swapping, dash cams, Shell V-Power costs and DVLA data

Reader Letters: VW failures and fun in a hearse


I was interested to read about Peter James’s 1967 hearse (“Me and My Motor”, August 13). When I was an accountancy student in the mid-1960s...