Thursday, July 10, 2008

This is the mindset we are up against...

Idling for an hour, waiting to get their cheap fuel. Or even worse, driving across town...

Hundreds queue for cut-price fuel

Hundreds of motorists queued for nearly a kilometre to fill up on fuel for less than $1.50 a litre at a petrol station in Melbourne's south-east.

McKinnon service station owner Steven Biviano said one customer drove up to 45 minutes from the western suburbs to buy unleaded fuel at $149.7 a litre.

Mr Biviano said more than 200 motorists seized the chance to buy discounted fuel after he slashed the bowser price by 10 cents between 11am and 12pm.

Unleaded petrol is selling for up to $168.9 in Melbourne today, according to the RACV.

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