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Low oil price leads to sharpest drop in petrol and diesel prices in 12 years
Unprecedented pump price cuts - RAC comment

Unprecedented pump price cuts - RAC comment

News   •   Mar 23, 2020 13:13 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on the large price cuts announced today, following the plunging cost of oil

Pressure for retailers to reduce UK petrol and diesel prices at ‘historic’ levels

Pressure for retailers to reduce UK petrol and diesel prices at ‘historic’ levels

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2020 17:23 GMT

As the oil price falls due to oversupply and the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the RAC expects UK fuel prices to drop considerably in the coming days

Smart motorway safety plan published - RAC statement

Smart motorway safety plan published - RAC statement

News   •   Mar 12, 2020 11:38 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to the results of the smart motorway evidence stocktake and action plan, published today

RAC responds to DfT proposals on pavement parking

RAC responds to DfT proposals on pavement parking

News   •   Mar 12, 2020 09:13 GMT

The RAC responds to the publication of a DfT consultation on proposals to tackle pavement parking, including exploring whether an outright ban is required

Budget 2020: RAC reaction to all motoring announcements

Budget 2020: RAC reaction to all motoring announcements

News   •   Mar 11, 2020 14:38 GMT

The RAC's head of policy gives a lowdown of what drivers can expect from today's Budget

Budget 2020: RAC response to fuel duty freeze

Budget 2020: RAC response to fuel duty freeze

News   •   Mar 11, 2020 13:37 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to the news that fuel duty, charged at 57.95p on every litre of petrol or diesel sold, is frozen for another year

Supermarkets announce petrol and diesel price cuts - RAC reaction

Supermarkets announce petrol and diesel price cuts - RAC reaction

News   •   Mar 10, 2020 10:55 GMT

The RAC's lead on fuel prices reacts to today's price cut announcements

What does the plunging oil price mean for UK drivers?

What does the plunging oil price mean for UK drivers?

News   •   Mar 09, 2020 13:39 GMT

The RAC's lead on fuel prices reflects on today's oil price news and what it might mean for UK drivers at the pumps

UK Budget: Majority of drivers want Chancellor to ringfence 2p of existing fuel duty for local roads

UK Budget: Majority of drivers want Chancellor to ringfence 2p of existing fuel duty for local roads

Press releases   •   Mar 08, 2020 00:01 GMT

Drivers favour keeping fuel duty at the current rate and investing more in local roads, RAC research shows

New electric vehicle registrations continue to rise - RAC comment

New electric vehicle registrations continue to rise - RAC comment

News   •   Mar 05, 2020 16:06 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis reacts to new figures showing a rise in new registrations of pure electric vehicles last month

Plans for greener E10 petrol to be sold across the UK - RAC comment

Plans for greener E10 petrol to be sold across the UK - RAC comment

News   •   Mar 04, 2020 12:48 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on the proposals to introduce E10 petrol in the UK, which contains up to 10% bioethanol

Petrol down by 3p a litre and diesel by 4p as oil price slumps

Petrol down by 3p a litre and diesel by 4p as oil price slumps

Press releases   •   Mar 04, 2020 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch data shows petrol and diesel fell dramatically in February, but retailers still need to cut their prices more due to the oil price slump.

Electric vehicle charge points at supermarkets double in two years

Electric vehicle charge points at supermarkets double in two years

Press releases   •   Feb 29, 2020 00:01 GMT

The number of electric vehicle charge points at supermarkets has doubled in the last two years, according to data analysed by Zap-Map and the RAC

Legal challenge threat to major roads programme - RAC comment

Legal challenge threat to major roads programme - RAC comment

News   •   Feb 28, 2020 17:14 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to today's news

Government announces £93m local roads pinch points fund - RAC reaction

Government announces £93m local roads pinch points fund - RAC reaction

News   •   Feb 28, 2020 15:09 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to the announcement today

Cuts to prices of petrol and diesel announced today - RAC reaction

Cuts to prices of petrol and diesel announced today - RAC reaction

News   •   Feb 26, 2020 10:17 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to the news petrol and diesel pump prices are due to fall

A driving need: one-in-three drivers more dependent on the car than a year ago

A driving need: one-in-three drivers more dependent on the car than a year ago

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2020 00:01 GMT

UK drivers are becoming more, not less dependent on their vehicles new figures from the RAC Report on Motoring show

Video clips replace driving theory test written scenarios - RAC reaction

Video clips replace driving theory test written scenarios - RAC reaction

News   •   Feb 18, 2020 10:51 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on the changes to the driving theory test that are being introduced from April

RAC's top patrol advises drivers as Storm Dennis arrives

RAC's top patrol advises drivers as Storm Dennis arrives

News   •   Feb 14, 2020 11:58 GMT

The RAC's patrol of the year offers advice to drivers as Storm Dennis arrives, bringing very unsettled weather conditions to the UK