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Asda cuts another 2ppl off unleaded and 1ppl off diesel

Asda’s drops its national price cap meaning drivers will pay no more than 110.7ppl (2p cut) on unleaded and diesel at 117.7ppl (1p cut) across its 245 filling stations.
Retailer cuts fuel eleven times since end of September, taking 16ppl off unleaded and 12ppl off diesel led by a further fall in oil prices.

With oil prices continuing to fall, Asda once again brings further festive cheer to drivers as it announces another price cut on fuel. Effective from Thursday 18th December, Asda’s new national price cap see’s unleaded down to 110.7ppl and 117.7ppl on diesel, lowest fuel prices since October 2010.

Asda has led the way with fuel price cuts as soon as oil prices have come down, and over the past four months the price of unleaded and diesel purchased from the supermarket has fallen by 16ppl and 12ppl respectively, putting much needed cash back in motorists’ pockets.

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Posted in Press Centre on 17 December 2014
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Retailer cuts another 2ppl off unleaded and 1ppl off diesel

  • Asda drops its national price cap meaning drivers will pay no more than 112.7ppl (2p cut) on unleaded and diesel at 118.7ppl (1p cut) across its 245 filling stations.
  • Retailer cuts fuel ten times since end of September, taking 14ppl off unleaded and 11ppl off diesel led by a further fall in oil prices.

With oil prices continuing to fall, Asda once again brings further festive cheer to drivers as it announces for the second time in a week, a further price cut on fuel. Effective from Saturday 13th December, Asda’s new national price cap sees unleaded down to 112.7ppl and 118.7ppl on diesel, lowest fuel prices since October 2010.

Asda has led the way with fuel price cuts as soon as oil prices have come down, and over the past three months the price of unleaded and diesel purchased from the supermarket has fallen by 14ppl and 11ppl respectively, putting much needed cash back in motorists’ pockets.

How Asda’s National Price cap has fallen in the past two months:

UnleadedDiesel
Sunday 28th Sept126.7ppl129.7ppl
Tuesday 30th Sept124.7ppl128.7ppl
Tuesday 14th Oct123.7ppl126.7ppl
Friday 17th Oct122.7ppl126.7ppl
Tuesday 28th October120.7ppl124.7ppl
Friday 7th November119.7ppl123.7ppl
Saturday 29th November117.7ppl121.7ppl
Saturday 6th December115.7ppl119.7ppl
Wednesday 10th December114.7ppl119.7ppl
Saturday 13th December112.7ppl118.7ppl
Total14 pence per litre11 pence per litre


Drivers filling up at any of Asda’s 245 forecourts nationwide will benefit from the retailer’s new national price cap on diesel and unleaded, meaning motorists will pay no more than 112.7 pence per litre on unleaded and 118.7 pence per litre for diesel.

Andy Peake, Asda’s Petrol Trading Director said, “Asda are again leading the way with our second price cut on fuel this week, we know how important it is to pass savings back into motorists’ pockets as soon as oil prices fall, which is why this is our tenth price cut since September.”

“Plus Asda don’t have a postcode lottery on fuel meaning no matter where customers live, they will benefit from the same fuel price with our national price cap of 112.7ppl for unleaded and 118.7ppl for diesel”.

Whilst other supermarkets will follow the fuel drop, Asda is the only retailer that has a national price cap on fuel, ensuring every single one of our customers knows the maximum price they will pay at the pump regardless of where they live.

Posted in Press Centre on 13 December 2014
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  • 26%** of food waste in the UK comes from food manufacturing
  • Asda to use its FareShare distribution network to divert up to 2600 tonnes of surplus which could become waste from manufacturers
  • If 40 suppliers signed up Fareshare believe it could create an extra six million meals per year
  • Pioneering scheme is an industry first and will make a big impact on food poverty in an announcement which Fareshare are calling a “game changer”
  • Asda is calling on all retailers to follow its lead to help continue fight food poverty across the UK and cut levels of food waste.

Asda today (Sunday 7th December) announced that it is extending its award-winning* food redistribution initiative to target food waste created by UK food manufacturers. The charity FareShare hopes that this commitment from Asda will result in the diversion of extra 2600 tonnes of surplus fresh food that would otherwise become waste from Asda supply chain, which Fareshare believe could create six million more meals for people who seek the support of charities across the UK

Recent WRAP figures** show that 46% of food waste is from people’s homes whilst 26% comes directly from the food manufacturers, processors and packers. Only 3% is created in the retail environment, however Asda recognises that it has a part to play in ensuring waste is reduced across the food supply chain.

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Posted in Press Centre on 08 December 2014
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  • Asda cuts up to 2ppl off unleaded petrol and up to 2ppl off diesel from Saturday 6th December, the second cut in a week
  • Asda’s new National Price Cap means drives will pay no more than 115.7ppl on unleaded and 119.7ppl on diesel across the country
  • Eighth cut since end of September has taken 11ppl off unleaded and 10ppl off diesel led by a further fall in oil prices

With oil prices continuing to fall, Asda is once again the first supermarket to pass this saving on to its shoppers from tomorrow morning (Saturday 6th December), announcing it will cut up to 2ppl off unleaded petrol and up to 2ppl off diesel.

This takes its National Price cap on unleaded to 115.7ppl and 119.7ppl on diesel.

This is great news for motorists who will see lower prices extended to Asda forecourts during the festive season.

Asda has led the way in fuel price cuts as soon as oil prices have come down, and since the end of September the price of unleaded and diesel purchased from the supermarket has fallen by 11ppl and 10ppl respectively, putting much needed cash back in motorists’ pockets to spend on those Christmas goodies instead.

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Posted in Press Centre on 05 December 2014
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  • Asda cuts up to 2ppl off unleaded petrol and up to 2ppl off diesel from Saturday 29 November
  • Asda’s new National Price Cap means drives will pay no more than 117.7ppl on unleaded and 121.7ppl on diesel across the country
  • Seventh cut in 2 months has taken 9ppl off unleaded and 8ppl off diesel since end of September led by fall in oil prices

With oil prices falling following yesterday’s OPEC meeting, Asda is the first supermarket to pass this saving on to its shoppers from tomorrow morning (Saturday 29th November), announcing it will cut up to 2ppl off unleaded petrol and up to 2ppl off diesel.

This takes its National Price cap on unleaded to 117.7ppl and 121.7ppl on diesel.

This is great news for motorists who will see lower prices extended to Asda forecourts to mark the start of the festive season.

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Posted in Press Centre on 28 November 2014