• 06.04.2020

    March 2020 new car registrations fall 44%

    New car registrations in March fell 44.4% due to the impact of coronavirus. Total registrations for the month reached 254,684 units. In 2019 March new car registrations hit 458,054. The year to date...

  • 01.04.2020

    Fuel Retailing – Changing Landscape

    Looking back on 2019, Madderson points out that the roadside forecourt retailing sector had outperformed almost all other retail sectors in the UK. Now in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, with plummeting...

  • 24.03.2020

    Garages confirmed as essential businesses

    The Government has confirmed garages, car rental operations and delivery are among the facilities should remain open while the UK is in lock-down mode. This means that, currently, there is no pause on...

  • 31.01.2020

    Jet reveals plans for 50-100 co-owned sites

    Plans are under way to develop a Jet-branded company-owned network of between 50-100 sites, according to Mary Wolf, director of Jet Retail UK Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips 66. The numbers...

  • 29.01.2020

    Harvest Energy opens partner store with Morrisons

    Harvest Energy has become the latest forecourt operator to partner Morrisons with the opening of a Morrisons Daily store at one of its sites. Rontec already has more than 50 sites with Morrisons...

  • 29.01.2020

    EG Group buys development site in Shrewsbury

    Euro Garage’s parent company EG Group has bought a 5.24-acre development site next to Shrewsbury’s Churncote Island on the main A5 trunk road. Toby Shaw, who handled the sale for Towler Shaw Roberts,...