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NZ:  More competitive fuel market on way
7 hours ago

NZ: More competitive fuel market on way

Kiwi motorists are set to reap the benefits of a more competitive fuel market following the passing of the Fuel Industry Bill tonight, Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods says.


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USA:  Wawa Embraces the Drive-Thru
2 days ago

USA: Wawa Embraces the Drive-Thru

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Wawa last week officially announced its first-ever drive-thru and curbside-pickup-only c-store in the U.S. The Pennsylvania-based convenience retailer is building the new fresh-food-focused concept in the Philadelphia suburbs and plans to …
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NZ:  Auckland petrol station ram-raided in the early hours
3 days ago

NZ: Auckland petrol station ram-raided in the early hours

Ploughing your car through a glass door isn’t exactly a subtle way to arrive at the petrol station you’re about to rob.

Neither is launching yourself at the plastic barrier …
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PUNJAB:  Fuel pumps in remain shut due to high tax rates
1 week ago

PUNJAB: Fuel pumps in remain shut due to high tax rates

Chandigarh, July 29

More than 3,400 petrol pump stations on Wednesday remained shut in protest against the high rate of taxes on petrol and diesel in Punjab in comparison to …
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US-funded military fuel base to be established in Darwin
1 week ago

US-funded military fuel base to be established in Darwin

THE United States is in talks with Australia about establishing a US-funded military fuel reserve in Darwin.

The agreement came out of talks between the US and Australia in Washington, ABC …
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UK:  Yob trashes petrol station when cashier asks him to leave for refusing to wear a face mask
1 week ago

UK: Yob trashes petrol station when cashier asks him to leave for refusing to wear a face mask

A yob not wearing a face mask smashed up a petrol station in broad daylight after he was refused service and asked to leave.

The man snapped after being turned away …
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NZ:  One stabbed, several assaulted in Wellington gas station brawl
1 week ago

NZ: One stabbed, several assaulted in Wellington gas station brawl

Five people have been arrested after an alleged group fight in Wellington where one person was stabbed and several others assaulted with weapons.

Detective senior sergeant Kevan Verry said the …
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SPAIN:  Cepsa develops a pioneering Alexa skill to locate its service stations by voice
2 weeks ago

SPAIN: Cepsa develops a pioneering Alexa skill to locate its service stations by voice

Cepsa has developed a skill or voice app that is pioneering for the energy sector, which can search for the company’s service stations throughout Spain using Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, …
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USA:  Oral Pouch Products Aim to Replace Cigarettes
2 weeks ago

USA: Oral Pouch Products Aim to Replace Cigarettes

Chewing tobacco once conjured up images of businessmen using spittoons and baseball players spitting during a game, but those images are outdated. Today the chewing tobacco industry is targeting a …
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Shell wants UK to accelerate ban on fossil fuel car sales to 2030
2 weeks ago

Shell wants UK to accelerate ban on fossil fuel car sales to 2030

Oil major Shell says that it wants the UK government to make a bold move to ban petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030, accelerating an existing plan by five years …
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