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It is about time that you gave us your breakdown again, of how we have crude at very low prices yet unleaded petrol at chronically high prices. The VAT must be discounted since it is dependent of the underlying...
I notice that Shell V-Power unleaded at 99 RON octane is now sold at a 9p per litre premium at my local garage, compared to standard Shell unleaded 95 RON octane. Tesco's momentum 99 RON is at 5p per litre...
I own a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and do approximately 9000 miles per year. Half of which are local journeys, not exceeding 25 mile round trips, and the other half is motorway driving, approximately 60...
I recently returned from the US, having hired a car from Dollar at Los Angeles International Airport. I was charged for a full tank of fuel on collecting the car, with no refund for unused fuel. I accepted...
I wonder if it's been noticed that Shell has recently bought virtually all the other petrol stations in the Camberley area. We had an Esso, a Texaco and I think two other brands. They are now all Shell....
Having just returned from America after visiting the west coast and Hawaii I report on the following: The main street garages do not sell diesel. I saw or heard no diesel cars. The Nissan Micra K13 is...
I recently purchased diesel fuel from Messrs Road Chef via their Strensham North outlet located upon the M5 at £1.439 per litre. Incidentally the fuel purchased was 10.01 litres, which at £1.439 should...
How do you tell who is paying for their own fuel and who is in a company car? The owner driver is doing 90kph. The company car is doing 90mph.
Having read you letters column in last Saturday's Telegraph about pre-paying for fuel before you fill up at fuel stations, I thought you might be interested in my experience of this. It was in 1981 in...
Regarding the letter about short measures from pumps. For many years I was a service engineer covering filling stations for a number of oil companies. Part of the work was testing and recalibrating meters...
 

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