What’s coming up for February

In the past month we added price heat mapping to the National, City and Suburb templates and continue adding new fuel stations. You can now see the number of sites we monitor over time from the About us page.

The stragglers from past months will carry over to this month.

New features

  • [..] Refresh fuel excerpt for Cities at 5:00pm when tomorrow’s prices are available as in WA
  • [x] Scan existing stations for Brand and Name changes
  • [..] Add price heat mapping to the State template
  • [  ] Add price heat mapping to the Brand template
  • [  ] Set the daily average price for towns/cities independantly where local station data is available (e.g. WA, NSW, QLD)
  • [  ] Show the average daily fuel price on the Fuel brand template
  • [  ] Finish the Small Detailed Embed and Map Embed Widgets
  • [x] Add the Table Embed Widget
  • [  ] Add Suburb support to all Widgets
  • [..] Add reporting feature to City and Station templates to raise data issues
  • [  ] Overlay the current average daily price with current per-station prices to see what stations have priced their fuel types above/below regional averages
  • [  ] Add forecasting of tomorrow price and two days from now prices for cities based on known high and low historical prices
  • [  ] Add fuzzy matching for mispelled Suburbs and towns/cities in search
  • [  ] History controls for fuel stations to see last week, last month and all time matching the history controls of fuel types
  • [  ] AMP site support with Google Maps and Charts functionality
  • [..] Build out an API for localised fuel price data
  • [  ] Put the website through AppPresser and release to the Google Play and App Store marketplaces
  • [..] Add My Account facilities to manage your vehicle preferences, preferred fuel type and favourite stations and/or regions
  • [  ] Add site facilites to fuel stations from official sources (e.g. AdBlue availability, etc.)
  • [  ] Add fuel excerpt for Diesel and Premium Diesel fuel types using long-term pricing data (Diesel and Premium Diesel do not have typical weekly/monthly cycles)

Fixes

  • [  ] Validate Suburb Lat/Long positions against a new dataset with better accuracy
  • [  ] Identify and redirect duplicate fuel stations at the same location to the original station that is being maintained
  • [  ] Identify non-crowdfunded data sources for fuel stations in Tasmania, South Australia and the ACT
  • [  ] Improve the fuel price trigger detection linked to the low pricing e-mail notification
  • [..] Populate Google Maps Place ID for thousands of suburbs
  • [..] Populate Google Maps Place ID for thousands of outstanding stations
  • [  ] Validate Station price details by comparing against multiple data sources where possible
  • [  ] Re-introduce road safety messages with new Ad platform showing relevant messages based on known location

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