Petrol on rise as crude oil soars to a record

Motorists are being warned to expect further fuel price increases as oil prices hit a record high of $US80 ($NZ112) a barrel.

The price of unleaded 91 has risen 10 cents to $1.64 during the past month. Diesel prices have also sky-rocketed, up 12.6 per cent to $1.19 a litre.

A small car, such as a Ford Festiva, with a 45-litre fuel tank now costs $65.60 to fill with unleaded 91 – $4 more than in mid-August.

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