| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As gas prices soared toward $4 per gallon, Fred Price has sought out the best deals at the pump.
Even so, the self-employed handyman who drives to jobs throughout Baltimore is feeling the pinch of a more than 40-cent-per-gallon jump in the last month....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A recent article ("Pumping Up the Price" Feb. 26) on gasoline prices should make it clear to readers that the price of gasoline is no longer the result of inefficient fuel use or too much demand. Unfortunately the focus of the article was evidently on the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:33 AM
It isn't hard to recognize an example of false economy in the average household budget. The vegetable gardener who spends $500 on supplies to produce $12 in produce, the inexpensive home repair that falls apart in a month or the avid shopper who saves...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:40 AM
California gasoline prices have fallen by 77.4 cents a gallon from the record of $4.671 set in October.
But the state's prices remain among the highest in the nation, and today is no exception. California is running fourth behind Hawaii, Alaska and...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas.
That's behind what would normally just be a good news...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2011
Goodyear says self-inflating tires will save gas and money and reduce pollution....
| Aug 16, 2011
The popular fourth-generation 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee sees a price cut of $3,220 for the base Laredo trim when it goes on sale next month. It will now start at $26,995. The 2012 Grand Cherokee also gets some new powertrain......