| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Despite a nominal increase in the national average price of gas since the first week of October, AAA still anticipates a continued downward trend, possibly leading to the cheapest gas prices in nearly three years. As of Monday, the average......
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Call me Goldilocks. Keep your hands to yourself, sailor. This ain't Fleet Week. It's the week I drove the 2013 Lincoln MKZ hybrid luxury sedan. The MKZ hybrid's fuel economy, technology, features and price are just right. It's the car to beat for...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Oil is essential to our economic and national security because our transportation system runs on it. The danger of this monopoly is that consumers must pay whatever price is charged for gasoline or diesel. The danger to our nation is that our foreign...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:47 AM
On the one-year anniversary of the Gaspocalypse — the day California gasoline prices set a record for the lower 48 states — fuel here has fallen by 86 cents a gallon.
A year ago, retail gasoline prices in California averaged $4.67 a gallon,...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Ballooning gasoline prices and high food costs propelled wholesale prices in September to their fourth straight increase, according to the Labor Department.
The producer price index for finished goods was up a seasonally adjusted 1.1% last month after...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:34 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sharply higher prices at the gas pump led to the biggest jump in inflation since the winter, the Labor Department said Tuesday.
The Consumer Price Index rose 0.5% in June after just a 0.1% increase in May. Gasoline prices were the major...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Wholesale prices slipped 0.8% last month for the second straight month as gasoline prices plunged.
In its deepest dip since May, the Labor Department’s producer price index fell 0.8% in November after sliding 0.2% in October. The index rose 1.1%...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Americans' penny-pinching is over, as the tightwad ways of the economic downturn make way for big-spender behavior, according to a new report from Santa Monica-based research group IBISWorld.
Nearly five years after the recession began, consumers are...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is calling for a federal investigation to determine whether “an illegal short squeeze” is responsible for the soaring price of gasoline in California, which hit another record high Monday.
With a regular...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Despite reduced gasoline consumption, higher prices at the pump mean Americans are finding themselves with less money to spend elsewhere. That's according to a pair of reports issued Monday by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Union of Concerned......
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:42 AM
California gas prices hit record highs, and police have been dealing with scattered cases in recent weeks of gas thieves. California's average gasoline price set a record Saturday of $4.614 for a gallon of regular, up 12.8 cents overnight. Several......