Fuel Prices

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Fuel Prices

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We had our last round of fuel price reductions on the 19th of this month and over the last couple of days I filled a couple of vehicles.
Converting to Sterling I'm now forking out 57 p per litre for 95 and 37 p for Diesel.
How are things in the UK?

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The Department of Energy and Climate Change publish weekly their analysis of road fuel prices in the UK.

The latest for 18/1/2016 shows

ULSP (Ultra low sulphur Unleaded Petrol) 101.8p/litre (Fuel Duty 57.95p/litre) (VAT 20%)
ULSD (Ultra low sulphur Diesel) 102.8p/litre (Fuel Duty 57.95p/litre) (VAT 20%)

The big supermarkets undercut the average and both fuels are available at the likes of ASDA for 99.7p/litre.

links.

DECC weekly statistics

ASDA petrol and diesel price checker

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I put fuel in on Friday night at Asda, diesel was 97.7p, unleaded 99.9p per litre.

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Friday at our local Tesco I paid 97.7p for diesel, I noted that unleaded petrol was 99.7p, we're a bit 'out in the sticks' here and usually a couple of pence more expensive than in Gloucester City.

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This is a straightforward analysis of the current oil price "climate".

Oil Prices-Whats behind the drop? Simple economics

I can't help feeling that the electric car, is poised to make a significant breakthrough, with a developing infrastructure to support mainstream use. Virtually all car manufacturers now have an electric option.

Is this period of low oil prices a last ditch attempt to kill the electric car?

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Post by Saraphee »

Neil,
I agree that the e-car may well be the future - so where will that leave us petrolheads? Will we all have to be rounded up and put into an Auto Game Reserve?