Asda displays live fuel prices

Asda has become the first supermarket to publish local fuel prices online, aiming to allow motorists to check the price of petrol or diesel before they get in their car. The supermarket has confirmed that fuel prices at each filling station will be available alongside other key information on the Asda Store Locator pages The […]

Service station boss complains “red tape” is delaying fuel price cut

The CEO of the UK’s biggest motorway service station operator is complaining National Highways “red tape and bureaucracy over signage” is blocking his plans to cut fuel at his sites by 10-12p per litre. Moto Hospitality runs nearly 70 service stations across the motorway network, but Auto Express magazine reports it has been embroiled in […]

Road freight vehicle prices fall despite surging diesel prices

For the first time since February 2022, the price-per-mile of both haulage and courier vehicles has fallen, according to the TEG Price Index, as we approach the peak season for logistics.  Courier prices are down 3.1 points (2.4%) and haulage prices are down 2.4 points (2.0%). This follows a trend we’ve seen for the last three […]

Road transport prices reach new highs for 2022, despite falling fuel prices

The average price-per-mile for UK haulage vehicles rose by 1 point this month, to 117.8 points in August, after showing signs of falling midway through the month. This follows the trend of previous years: there hasn’t been an August price fall since the TEG index began in 2019.  The overall price-per-mile for road freight has […]

Road freight prices “crisis” as fuel costs break records

The average price-per-mile for haulage and courier vehicles has jumped from 103.1 points in June 2019 to 122.0 points in June 2022, according to the TEG Price Index – a rise of 18% over the three-year period. In the last year alone, the TEG index shows a year-on-year price-per-mile increase of 4.3 points. This surge […]

Protestors plan to block major roads on 4 July over fuel prices

Plans are circulating on social media to recruit people to block roads on 4 July over the continuing rising cost of fuel. A number of motorways and A roads appear to be targetted, including the two Severn Bridges from England into South Wales. Reports say plans to blockade roads, which also include the M62, M54, […]

RAC calls for “drastic action” as fuel heads towards £2/litre

The RAC is warning that the cost of filling an average family car is about to hit the £100 mark, and will soon cost an “unbelievable” £110 per tank. It says the wholesale price of diesel is fast approaching 160p per litre, and once you have added the 7p retailer margin and 20% VAT, the […]

RAC warns of “national fuel crisis”

The RAC is calling on the Chancellor to further intervene in the cost of motoring after another sizeable rise in petrol and diesel prices in May. It’s pointing to figures that show fuel rose 11p per litre in the month, meaning it is now at £8 per gallon, and how VAT revenue is rising thanks […]


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