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Dutch fuel prices on the rise, approaching record levels

Fuel prices in the Netherlands are approaching record levels this weekend. The price of a liter of diesel has increased to € 1.47 yesterday. A liter of regular unleaded 95euro now costs 1.75 euros.

Demand for oil in Asia is growing so fast, experts say even that we do not have to expect that the price of oil ever goes down again. “Not even in a recession. Only when we are driving less, refueling becomes cheaper, “said Cyril Widdershoven, oil analyst at TNO.

The Telegraph calculated that an average driver (15,000 km per year, 1 to 15) will spend Euro 100 more on fuel or diesel this year than last year.