Motoring by Press Association 13/09/2019, 9:43 am Updated: 13/09/2019, 3:39 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The UK’s biggest supermarkets have announced a cut in petrol prices amid a fall in wholesale costs. Asda reduced the price of a litre of petrol by 3p to £1.23 on Friday morning. This was followed by Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons all pledging to implement a price cut of up to 3p per litre over the coming days. The RAC described the savings as “long overdue”. The announcement will be a welcome relief to drivers embarking on day trips this weekend, with many areas expected to enjoy warm and sunny weather. Asda senior fuel buyer Dave Tyrer said: “With wholesale costs falling, we’re pleased to be able to pass these savings on to our customers.” AA fuel price spokesman Luke Bosdet said the price cut would “cheer up drivers as the summer comes to an end”. Average UK petrol prices have remained virtually unchanged at around £1.28 per litre since mid-July, while diesel stands at £1.32 per litre. RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said: “This is a very welcome but long overdue cut. Drivers have been paying more than… Read full this story
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