Articles on Gas

10.10.11

How Accurate Are Gas Pumps?

Samantha Eckles

It seems that our neighbors to the north have been gouged at the gas pumps, and not just by the record high fuel prices. A recent study by the Canadian government revealed that 6% of all gas pumps tested in Canada are inaccurate, with the consumers being overcharged at about two-thirds of the faulty pumps. The testing classifies a pump

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09.26.11

Car Sharing: The Transportation Alternative

Alex Gutow

With the record-high gas prices, many drivers are looking for alternative ways to reduce the cost of vehicle ownership. While opting to use public transit or bicycling are great ways to save money, sometimes you just need a car. Shopping at the local mega-store, taking your pit bull to the vet and going on a date are all trips better

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02.18.11

Gas Prices Around the World

Samantha Eckles

Although gas prices in the U.S. have been high in recent years, it might put things into perspective to compare current gas prices on a global level. Europeans pay more than twice as much as Americans per gallon. The countries with natural oil resources, however, pay next to nothing with less than ten percent of the U.S. prices per gallon.

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03.24.10

Gas Meter, A Weekly Report

anastasia

The national average regular gasoline price is even higher this week at $2.819, up $0.031 from last week. At this time last year, the national average cost per gallon was $0.857 less than today’s price.

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03.17.10

Gas Meter, a Weekly Report

anastasia

The price of retail gasoline has increased this yet again this week. The current national average price per gallon is $2.788, up from $0.037 last week. U.S.-based oil refinery maintenance season is in full effect, and consumers’ options for low cost gasoline are limited. Most regions are within the $2.700 to $2.800 range; read on to see how average gas

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03.10.10

Gas Meter, a Weekly Report

anastasia

The average price of gasoline remains on an upward trend this week. Across all regions, the retail gasoline has seen a significant up-tick compared to last week. This brings the national average to $2.751. Compared to the same period last year, the national average has increased by $0.810.

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03.03.10

Gas Meter, a Weekly Report

anastasia

The average price of gasoline is up this week across all regions, leading to a national average of $2.702. This trend is likely to continue as seasonal influences continue to drive gas prices upward in the months ahead.

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