BP rips off Kiwi consumers.. yet again

By Steve Biddle, in , posted: 29-Mar-2008 10:36

BP's commitment to ensuring NZers pay as much as possible for their fuel has resulted in them yet again leading the way in raising diesel prices by 3c per litre. This follows on from their increase before Easter and subsequent backdown several days later when none of the other chains followed suit. Since then BP have maintained a 1c/litre price differential over all the other chains.

The lengths they go to ensure that they always lead the way when it comes to price increases show that they are a true leader in the industry and not simply a follower!

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Comment by TinyTim, on 31-Mar-2008 08:04

How can we boycott them when we have a bunch of 20c/L coupons from New World?!


Author's note by sbiddle, on 31-Mar-2008 09:49

Use them at Caltex and get 10c .. I do as I blatently refuse to go there, instead I'll happily sacrifice 10c/litre to avoid BP.


Comment by simon14, on 31-Mar-2008 19:44

Simple solution really... don't go to BP.


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Steve Biddle
Wellington
New Zealand


I'm an engineer who loves building solutions to solve problems.


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  -Linksys
  -Patton
  -Zyxel
  -Snom
  -Sangoma
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  -Temporary wireless deployments
   
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