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  • Michigan Gas Station Offers Classic Prices For Classic Cars
    Michigan Gas Station Offers Classic Prices For Classic Cars

    Detroit isn't just where new of cars are dreamed up, it's also a place where classic cars are cherished. A Mobile gas station in Birmingham, Mich., in the heart of classic car country, offered up gas at classic prices for car owners in hono......

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  • Fourth Of July Is A Terrible Day To Be On The Road
    Fourth Of July Is A Terrible Day To Be On The Road

    Planning a road trip over the Independence Day weekend? After reading this, you may want to just stay home. Experts say drivers will endure heavy traffic, high gas prices and high numbers of traffic fatalities on the nation's roadways throu......

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  • Bipartisan Proposal To Increase US Gas Tax First Since 1993
    Bipartisan Proposal To Increase US Gas Tax First Since 1993

    One Democrat and one Republican senator are reaching across the aisle to try to solve an upcoming funding shortfall for US road improvements. Of course, it involves raising taxes, so this first step might also be the last in the journey. Ea......

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  • Debunking Some Popular Gas-Saving Myths
    Debunking Some Popular Gas-Saving Myths

    The summer road-trip season is here, and according to AAA, consumers can expect to see prices to hover around last summer's high of $3.55 and $3.70 per gallon. Can you have your fun in the sun while avoiding pain at the pump?Increasingly, n......

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  • Memorial Day Gas Prices To Remain Steady, Traffic To Increase
    Memorial Day Gas Prices To Remain Steady, Traffic To Increase

    More Americans are going to shake off the winter blues with a refreshing spring road trip over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. AAA is predicting a post-recession high of 36.1 million Americans traveling 50 miles or more over the holiday.......

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  • This Gas Pump Malfunction May Be Costing You
    This Gas Pump Malfunction May Be Costing You

    Are you sure you got all the gas you paid for the last time you refueled your vehicle?A technical glitch, called the "Pump Jump," is costing consumers. It occurs when charges are left on a gas pump and it starts collecting money before the ......

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  • Report: Many Gas Pumps Overcharge Customers
    Report: Many Gas Pumps Overcharge Customers

    Do you ever feel like you can't keep up with the rising cost of gas? ABC's "The Lookout", a television show exposing a variety of consumer issues every week, says it may be gallons you pay for, but never actually receive.Last week they inve......

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  • Gas Prices Slightly Higher This Memorial Day Weekend
    Gas Prices Slightly Higher This Memorial Day Weekend

    There will be more Memorial Day travelers on the road this year, facing a slight increase in gas prices, according to AAA.The group says more than 31 million Americans will be hitting the roads to travel more than 50 miles to a beach, campg......

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  • It Costs More To Own And Operate Your Car, AAA Says
    It Costs More To Own And Operate Your Car, AAA Says

    The cost of driving is inching upward.Increases in maintenance, fuel and insurances costs have driven up the price of driving by nearly 2 percent over the past year, according to a AAA study released Tuesday morning.The driver of an average......

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  • Small Cars Don't Always Deliver The Best Fuel Economy
    Small Cars Don't Always Deliver The Best Fuel Economy

    Americans trying to reduce their gasoline costs have been told for years that the answer is to do away with gas guzzling giants and switch to smaller vehicles. But a new study shows you don't have to sacrifice legroom for fuel economy.Consu......

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  • Summer Gas Prices Expected To Be Lowest In Three Years
    Summer Gas Prices Expected To Be Lowest In Three Years

    The average retail price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is expected to be $3.63 this summer, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That price is slightly below the averages from the past two years.The administration......

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  • Americans Waste $818 In Gas Sitting In Traffic Annually
    Americans Waste $818 In Gas Sitting In Traffic Annually

    The nation's commuters are adapting to increasing traffic congestion by building delays into their schedules, but at a cost of $121 billion in wasted time and fuel, according to an annual study of national driving patterns released Tuesday.......

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  • Average U.S. Family Spent Nearly $3,000 On Gas Last Year
    Average U.S. Family Spent Nearly $3,000 On Gas Last Year

    Even as cars become more fuel efficient, the cost of gasoline is still claiming a bigger percentage of the average American paycheck.The average U.S. household spent $2,912 on gasoline in 2012, which amounts just less than 4 percent of thei......

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  • How The Fiscal Cliff Bill Might Void Your Car's Warranty
    How The Fiscal Cliff Bill Might Void Your Car's Warranty

    Thanks to the fiscal cliff bill signed into law last week, a blend of fuel that contains more ethanol could soon reach more consumers than ever. That's bad news, AAA tells car owners.The nation's largest motor club says use of the fuel blen......

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  • AAA Asks EPA To Stop Sales Of New Ethanol Blend
    AAA Asks EPA To Stop Sales Of New Ethanol Blend

    AAA has asked the EPA to stop sales of a new blend of gasoline, asserting that the fuel can cause damage to car engines and could void warranties.The EPA has contended that cars manufactured from 2001 and on can handle E15, the new blend of......

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  • Gas Prices Dropping, But Still At Record High For Thanksgiving
    Gas Prices Dropping, But Still At Record High For Thanksgiving

    Although gas prices have been steadily declining over the past few days, and seem reasonable compared with $4.00-plus pump prices, it looks like travelers will see a record high for Thanksgiving weekend this year.AAA has estimated that arou......

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  • Gas Panic Stirs Fear Among Those Left In Sandy's Path
    Gas Panic Stirs Fear Among Those Left In Sandy's Path

    In theory, industry analysts say there's no reason that victims of Hurricane Sandy's devastating path should face gas shortages or long lines at the pump. In reality, many gas stations are shuttered. And at ones that are open, customers fac......

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  • Gas Prices Could Increase Due To Hurricane Sandy
    Gas Prices Could Increase Due To Hurricane Sandy

    As Hurricane Sandy -- also known as the "Frankenstorm" -- closes in on the eastern coast of the United States, drivers should begin preparing for an increase in the price of gasoline.The storm could potentially close off the supply and stop......

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  • Top Oil-Producing Country Intends to Focus '100 Percent' On Renewable Energy
    Top Oil-Producing Country Intends to Focus '100 Percent' On Renewable Energy

    Saudi Arabia is the world's top producer of oil, extracting approximately 11.6 million barrels every day. The oil takes care of approximately two-thirds of the kingdom's own energy needs and is the lynchpin of the country's lucrative export......

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  • The Truth About Gas Prices That Neither Candidate Will Mention
    The Truth About Gas Prices That Neither Candidate Will Mention

    Tonight's third and final presidential debate is scheduled to focus on foreign policy. But in doing so, President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney will likely address a decidedly domestic issue – gas prices.Throughout the fall campaign, Rom......

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