Posts Tagged ‘gas prices’

Nationwide Gas Prices Fall; Drivers Still Drive Less

Friday, December 12, 2008 23:42 7 Comments

I don’t think it’s news to anyone that gas prices are continuing to fall.  Even though we thought the end of the gas price decline was near, it appears prices won’t be going back up anytime soon. What is news, however, is that Americans are driving less than they were when gas prices were high.  […]

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Driving to Thanksgiving Dinner is Different This Year

Thursday, November 27, 2008 10:21 4 Comments

The good news this Thanksgiving for commuters is gas prices are down.  But even though gas prices are down, cut in half since the summer, fewer Americans will be on the roads driving to Thanksgiving Dinner this year. CBS News reports: Nationally, the AAA says 41 million Americans were expected to travel more than 50 […]

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Gas Prices below $2; The End is Near

Monday, November 24, 2008 7:46 4 Comments

CNN reported yesterday that the end of the gas price drop is probably near, citing the Lundberg Survey as the source.  The average price of gas dropped over 30 cents in the past 2 weeks, dropping below $2 for the first time in almost 3 years. “The average price of self-serve, unleaded gasoline on Friday in […]

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Gas Prices Tumble Again; Gas is Cheap again!

Saturday, November 8, 2008 15:55 Comments Off on Gas Prices Tumble Again; Gas is Cheap again!

Gas prices are falling all over the country.  Here is just a sample of some of today’s headlines from different states: Drivers pleasantly surprised by $1.99 gas prices from Illinois Gas prices take another big drop from Los Angeles Hawaii gas prices nearing a year ago’s levels – from Hawaii Gas prices hit 2008 low in […]

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Oil Changes, Gas Prices, AC: Better Gas Mileage Answers

Monday, November 3, 2008 12:52 1 Comment

Today I decided to run a question and answer type of blog post, since I read this one over on Mercury News which answered some great questions as to why gas stations of the same brand sell gas at different prices.  By the way, it’s because every gas station gets their gas from different suppliers […]

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Russia And Iran Form Gas Cartel; Evil Axis Controls US Fuel

Monday, October 27, 2008 21:55 1 Comment

OK, first the really good news.  CNN reported yesterday that gas prices dropped so much over the past 2 weeks (.53 cents) that they’ve set another record.  And gas prices will continue to drop, albeit at a slightly slower pace.  That’s good news whether you’re getting 10 miles to the gallon with a v8 SUV […]

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Gas Prices Below $3 and Falling

Friday, October 24, 2008 12:31 3 Comments

CNN reported today that gas prices are dropping below the $3 mark, giving American consumers worried about conserving fuel some much needed relief.  This information is based on the Daily Fuel Gauge Report released today by the American Automobile Association (AAA). The national gas price average is now 2.781 a gallon, down 4.1 cents from yesterday and […]

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Simple Maintenance Tips to Increase Fuel Economy

Monday, October 20, 2008 9:14 13 Comments

Increasing your gas mileage can be easy when you follow these tips to maintain the optimum performance in your engine, which can reduce fuel consumption and save money on gas.    Make sure the vehicle has properly inflated tires. When the tires are balanced and inflated the vehicle is able to drive efficiently. If even one of […]

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Top Ten Ways to Save Money, Conserve Fuel and Beat Gas Prices

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 16:17 14 Comments

Are you like the thousands of consumers that are trying to increase gas mileage, than this list will help! Here are the top ten ways to cut costs at the pump and save money on gas – all through simple techniques that you can implement today! Are you ready to go easy on your wallet? […]

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The Cheapest Gas Prices in Your Area

Thursday, October 2, 2008 11:03 1 Comment

This is a pretty handy map I found while browsing around the web.   Just enter your city and state or zip code and the map will zoom in on your location and show gas prices at various gas stations in your area.  The map tool is hosted by GasBuddy and relies on various local “spotters” […]

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