August finally sees an end to rising pump prices – but for how long?
Pump prices this summer have still been around 20p per litre higher than last summer
One-in-four drivers still in the dark about new standard grade of petrol being introduced this month
RAC encourages drivers, particularly those with older petrol cars, to check their vehicles urgently via the free online checker
Nine straight months of petrol price rises piles yet more misery onto drivers
July saw the biggest monthly rise in the price of petrol since January 2021
Petrol price at highest point in nearly eight years after yet another month of increases
Petrol is now at its highest price for nearly eight years after eight straight months of increases at the pumps, data from RAC Fuel Watch* reveals.
May makes it seven months of rising petrol prices
Unleaded now 22p dearer than a year ago – biggest yearly rise for 11 years
Petrol rises for sixth straight month and more increases on the cards as oil heads towards $70 a barrel
Petrol now back to January 2020 price of 127p a litre
Petrol and diesel prices up again last month with mixed outlook for April
Drivers have seen a 10% rise in fuel prices in just five months
Full tank of fuel now costs nearly £5 more than in late 2020 after yet another month of pump price rises
Petrol goes up for fourth month in a row and diesel for third straight month, with both fuels jumping by 3p a litre in February
RAC comment on introduction of E10 petrol
The Department for Transport has confirmed E10 petrol will be introduced at UK forecourts in September. The fuel, which consists of 90% unleaded petrol and 10% bioethanol, could cut transport CO2 emissions by 750,000 tonnes a year - the equivalent of taking 350,000 cars off the road.
RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said: “The switch to E10 petrol is clearly good news for the environment and w
Drivers facing rising forecourt prices as barrel of oil hits 13-month high
Storm clouds gathering for motorists with further fuel price hikes now firmly on the horizon
Petrol prices rise for third straight month adding £2 to a fill-up
RAC Fuel Watch reports rising UK fuel prices, as oil hits the $55 a barrel mark