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NZ:  Government looks at banning fuel-burning cars by 2050
2 months ago

NZ: Government looks at banning fuel-burning cars by 2050

As governments look to make tighter emissions standards, carmakers are having to make drastic changes to line-ups, and towards ‘cleaner’ energy sources such as electric or hydrogen power. 

New Zealand’s …
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HARARE:  Armed robbers attack service station staff, sell fuel for three hours
2 months ago

HARARE: Armed robbers attack service station staff, sell fuel for three hours

One of the fuel stations that was raided. (PHOTO/Internet)

HARARE – Armed robbers raided two service stations in Bulawayo, tied attendants’ hands before getting away with cash in dramatic incidents …
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USA:  7-Eleven shortened hours during the pandemic, and 24 hour shopping might be slow to return
2 months ago

USA: 7-Eleven shortened hours during the pandemic, and 24 hour shopping might be slow to return

The US is finally reopening after more than a year of COVID-19 restrictions, but some things may never be the same.

In the spring of 2020, as people locked down …
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‘Multiple explosions’: Petrol crisis hoarding takes horrific turn
2 months ago

‘Multiple explosions’: Petrol crisis hoarding takes horrific turn

The US petrol crisis has taken a dangerous turn with a number of cars with hoarded stashes of fuel on board bursting into flames.

Jessica Patterson, a 28-year-old resident of Pickens County …
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USA: Government warns citizens not to fill plastic bags with petrol amid panic over fuel shortage
2 months ago

USA: Government warns citizens not to fill plastic bags with petrol amid panic over fuel shortage

The US Government has warned people not to fill plastic bags with petrol amid panic over a fuel shortage.

A cyber attack on an oil pipeline has sparked concerns about …
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Which country has the most affordable petrol?
2 months ago

Which country has the most affordable petrol?

If there is one thing that is guaranteed to get people’s attention, it is fuel prices. It affects us all, either directly or indirectly, but the most confrontational time is at …
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USA: fuel pipeline begins restart after hack
2 months ago

USA: fuel pipeline begins restart after hack

Colonial Pipeline has begun to restart the United States’ largest pipeline network, six days after a ransomware attack prompted it to shut the line, triggering fuel shortages and panic buying …
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USA:  Hummer Erupts in Flames Just Feet From Gas Pump After Stockpiling Fuel in the Trunk
2 months ago

USA: Hummer Erupts in Flames Just Feet From Gas Pump After Stockpiling Fuel in the Trunk

When what looks to be a Hummer H2 went up in flames in Homosassa, Florida on Wednesday, Citrus County Fire Rescue discovered the exact scene everyone’s been warned about. The vehicle’s …
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USA:  Fight breaks out at North Carolina petrol station amid worsening shortage after Colonial Pipeline hack
2 months ago

USA: Fight breaks out at North Carolina petrol station amid worsening shortage after Colonial Pipeline hack

Two people have been charged with assault after a fight broke out at a United States petrol station amid a worsening petrol shortage following a cyberattack.

Police officers in Knightdale, …
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NZ:  Arrest for Napier’s Bay View petrol station inferno
2 months ago

NZ: Arrest for Napier’s Bay View petrol station inferno

A 44-year-old man has been charged with criminally endangering public safety after a three-month investigation of an inferno at BP Bay View north of Napier.

The man is understood to …
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