Why U.S. oil dominance won’t lower gas prices
The global oil market’s supply and demand would still dictate the price of a barrel of oil in the U.S.
The Great Gas Giveaway begins August 15
Community banks are sponsoring an $80,000 gas giveaway in 20 cities.
Americans are changing their car-buying habits every month, as gas prices send up and down signals to the marketplace. The solution: A price floor for gasoline, guaranteed by the feds. Politically, it’s dead on arrival.
The incredible, half-sized Chevy Spark
The Big Three won’t get fooled again, trying to sell huge SUVs when gas is $4 a gallon. The $13,000 Spark is Chevrolet’s smallest car ever: It’s tiny, but offers the same interior space as a typical 1973 gas-guzzler.
Total considers options to put out North Sea flare
Total is considering dropping water from a helicopter or spraying nitrogen to extinguish a flare on a North Sea platform that is leaking clouds of gas.
The local gas retailer is just trying to sell his Slim Jims and Gatorade, and may not be making a dime on low-margin fuel. Still, 71 percent of price-strapped Americans would drive 5 minutes out of their way to save a nickel per gallon.
5 reasons gas prices rise
Forget the political bluster on gas pump pain. Prices go up for complicated factors that don’t fit neatly on a bumper sticker. And presidents can’t wave their magic wands and bring back $2.50 a gallon.
Can the U.S. economy withstand the curse of rising gasoline prices?
While higher gas prices are not expected to significantly slow down the U.S.’s economic recovery, it may eat into tax cut benefits.
10 ways to save money on gasoline
These fuel-saving ideas can help you from feeling the heat of rising gas prices.