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07.27.11

How Americans Get Around

Samantha Eckles

Americans love our cars. We write songs about them, “pimp” them out to reflect our personalities and spend more than $25 billion a year washing them. With the rising cost of oil, though, and fears about carbon emissions, more Americans are seeking alternative forms of transportation. According to The Economist, 63% claim to be driving less because of rising gas

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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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02.26.10

Gas Meter, a Weekly Report

anastasia

One place that your wallet most often takes a hit is at the pump. This weekly round-up of gasoline prices is designed give you an idea of whether to expect to pay more or less, next time you fill-up. The cost of crude oil dictates transportation costs to hundreds of thousands of Americans everyday. Keep up with the markets, and

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