Cheaper Petrol--well maybe

  alB 14:55 17 Feb 06

This venture has been discussed on another forum I visit, in principle it seems a good idea but whether it will ever become a reality is another matter...alB
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  €dstowe 14:58 17 Feb 06

It's also been mooted on here before. I think the general consensus was that it's a good idea in principle but unlikely to be successful.

  alB 15:38 17 Feb 06

I'm enclined to agree with you, the bit that puzzles me is if the required numbers of people register to get it off the ground and any petrol companies do discuss discounts, who will pay for the production and distribution of the membership cards and administration costs...alB

  Mr Mistoffelees 16:26 17 Feb 06

Well I have just registered, just in case it does get off the ground.

  ade.h 18:29 17 Feb 06

I would consider registering, but I cannot find any info about which supplier is involved. This makes a big difference, as my car runs best on Shell Optimax.

  josie mayhem 20:37 17 Feb 06

Weather it gets off the ground or not I think we all should register. By doing this at least if it doesn't pan out then it send vibes to the government and petrol companies alike that as motorist we aren't going to tolerate inflated prices much longer. It's better to do something than nothing at all, isn't it?

  Big Elf 20:43 17 Feb 06

We are not experiencing inflated prices, certainly compared to Europe. We're experiencing large amounts of taxation.

  Carbonara 20:52 17 Feb 06

Taxation=inflated prices in my book.

  Big Elf 20:56 17 Feb 06

Inflated prices indicates that it's the Oil Companies who're making excessive profits out of road fuel costs. Excessive taxation indicates the Gov't is.

  Mr Mistoffelees 21:04 17 Feb 06

Wherever the money ends up, we are still paying high prices when we fill up.

  Carbonara 21:11 17 Feb 06

Not wishing to argue semantics, but excessive taxation inflates prices. End user prices.

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