| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:32 AM
It's common to see "requires 91 octane gasoline for best performance" on the fuel door of sports or luxury cars. So, we scratch our heads when we see the same premium recommendation on a family car, hybrid or non-performance car.......
| 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......
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Gas prices in the Los Angeles and Long Beach area have jumped nearly 8 cents in as many days.
AAA tracked a steady rise in California's statewide average fuel price, which rose about 6 cents in the last eight days to hover at $4.042 on Friday. L.A....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:44 AM
People who drive electric cars pay the equivalent of $1.51 per gallon of gas in fueling expense in California but only 83 cents in North Dakota, according to new federal government figures.
The Energy Department data show the wide variability between...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:20 AM
There's a difference between data and information. Information has context and relevance. It's the building block of knowledge. Data can be trivial: meaningless facts. How many rivets are there in the Eiffel Tower? I don't know, and I don't care unless...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Gasoline prices are only slightly below levels set in 2011 and 2012, according to Energy Department statistics. But even a relatively small decline is enough to dent the used car auction prices of hybrid vehicles and the retained value of electric...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Summer is coming. The long Memorial Day weekend is just two weeks away and, of course, average gasoline prices in California are back up above $4 a gallon.
On Friday, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California was $4.062, up 7.6...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Tesoro Corp. won federal and state clearance for its purchase of BP's Carson refinery, Arco stations and other assets for $2.4 billion, an acquisition that would further concentrate the state's fuel-making capacity into only two players — Tesoro and...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 1:26 PM
A Fort Lauderdale station has filed a lawsuit against a new Broward ordinance that requires it and others to post on signs the highest price of gasoline or diesel offered.
Spector Corp. that owns the Causeway BP at 601 SE 17th St., said the ordinance...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The average price of gasoline could spike as much as 18 cents over the next 36 hours, according to an alert sent out by gas price monitoring website IndyGasPrices.com.
A gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Indianapolis cost $3.31 early Wednesday...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Officials in New Jersey announced Friday the filing of several civil lawsuits against eight New Jersey businesses, accusing them of unlawful price gouging while consumers were in need of fuel, shelter, and other essentials during the Hurricane Sandy state...