Gasoline prices at gas stations do not fall fast enough and in line with wholesale price falls, according to RAC.
Above last eight weeks on average price paid for not led drivers throughout the UK fell by only 9 pence per liter – all of who came off in July – despite a 20p drop in wholesale gasoline prices. in the same period of time.
According to the automotive organization, wholesale cost of unleaded now back to the prices reached in the beginning of May, that is, a liter should be 167p, not 183p. Mismatch in cost from wholesale to consumer funds drivers pay almost £9 more on tank of gasoline than they should be, it said. Tank of diesel should be below the end of Average for July, RSK added.
“July was an unnecessarily difficult month for drivers due to big the reluctance of four supermarkets to cut prices to more a reasonable level reflecting a consistent and significant reduction in wholesale cost of gasoline and diesel,” said RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams.
Williams added that he was independent retailers not the supermarkets that brought way for fairer prices across the country, forcing supermarkets to cut prices down.
” best advice for filling up no longer assume that supermarkets are the cheapest, but shop around as it is highly likely that you will find an independent retailer that does the right thing and fairly reflects their lower wholesale costs by charging a lower price”, Williams said.