Coming soon, the £100 fill-up as the cost of petrol in Europe soars again

Simon Duke
Mail Online

November 7, 2011

Motorists were warned last night to prepare for four years of soaring costs at the petrol pumps, with the price of a full tank expected to top £100.

After a brief respite, fuel costs will start rising again next year as demand from the fast-growing economies of Asia triggers a boom in oil markets. 

This will push the price of a litre of unleaded petrol from an average of 134.8p now to 154p by the end of 2015, according to forecasters at the Ernst & Young ITEM Club.

The cost of filling the 70-litre tank of a Ford Mondeo will spiral from £94.36 to £107.80.

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