UK fuel sales plummet as motorists embrace efficiency

James S Murray
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AA reveals petrol sales fell by more than 20 per cent over the past five years as demand for fuel efficient cars increases

Forecourts in the UK have seen the volume of fuel they sell fall significantly over the past five years with sales of petrol dropping more than 20 per cent as oil prices have climbed and motorists have...

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