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Our renewed love for SUVs is all part of OPEC's cheap oil strategy

Our renewed love for SUVs is all part of OPEC's cheap oil strategy

If you're like most car-owners, you're of two minds when it comes to gasoline. Obviously, part of you is happy about today's low fuel costs. However, another part of you--perhaps the pessimistic part--wonders why gas is so cheap these days. Consciously or subconsciously, you're waiting for the... read more

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Flo, for Progressive Insurance

Say What? As Gas Prices Drop, Insurance Rates Will Probably Go Up

Earlier, we discussed today's low gas prices and how many indicators suggest that they could fall further in the future. To anyone with a car, that probably sounds like good... read more December 15, 2015 by


 
National average gas price comparison, 2012-2015 (via AAA)

Gas Prices Still Plummeting: How Low Will They Go?

Across America, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline now hovers around $2.01 -- and as AAA reports, it's poised to dip even lower. Motorists haven't... read more December 15, 2015 by


 
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Gas Insurance Start-Up LoveMyGasPrice Will Reimburse You If Fuel Prices Rise Too High

These days, everything can be insured: cars, homes, our health, our pets, various body parts. But would you pay insurance for gas? A Houston-based start-up called... read more April 8, 2015 by


 
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Americans Are Pretty Sure That Gas Prices Are On Their Way Up

As we mentioned yesterday, fuel prices have tumbled in recent months, but never fear: they're already on the way back up. According to a poll conducted by the Consumer... read more February 20, 2015 by


 
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$2 Gas Is Back! Is That Good?

If you've been to a gas station in recent weeks, you know that fuel prices are low -- crazy low. That seems like a good thing, but is it? Yes and no. ALSO SEE: 2015 Nissan... read more December 8, 2014 by


 
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Thanksgiving Gas Prices At Their Lowest Since 2009

If you’re heading out for a long drive this holiday weekend, you might find thanks in seeing family and friends—and in seeing that you’re spending a lot... read more November 27, 2014 by


 
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Despite Conflict, Gas Prices Are Stable And Trending Downward

There's conflict in the Iraq and other oil-producing regions. At the same time, U.S. demand for crude oil is at record highs. That sounds like fuel for a run-up in gas... read more August 15, 2014 by


 
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AAA Says Cost Of Car Ownership Has Fallen Over $200 In The Past Year

Owning a car is a major financial responsibility. Apart from paying for it -- which often includes negotiating a loan, adding hundreds or thousands of dollars to the purchase... read more May 12, 2014 by


 
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Fuelcaster App Predicts The Rise & Fall Of Gas Prices (And It's Free)

Spring is a terrible time to buy gas. The closer we get to May 1 -- the day that every fuel station in the country has to switch to summer-blend gasoline -- the higher prices... read more February 25, 2014 by


 
Gas shortage in the Pacific Northwest, December 1973

Happy 40th Birthday, 1973 Oil Crisis!

Last week, Israeli Defense Forces commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War with a series of tweets (one of which was misread by investors, causing a brief... read more October 16, 2013 by


 
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Georgia Is The Most Expensive State For Car Owners: How Does Your State Stack Up?

It's no secret: buying a car is a major investment. Sadly, shoppers often become fixated on the purchase price of a vehicle, forgetting that the cost of ownership includes... read more August 21, 2013 by 6


 
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Gas Prices Plummet: How Low Will They Go?

Here's a bit of good news for folks looking to squeeze in a last-minute summer road trip: the price of gasoline is plummeting. But how much further will it fall? According to... read more August 12, 2013 by 7


 
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Gas Prices Could Soar In August, According To Analysts

Typically, fuel prices spike in the spring and the fall, as refineries stop making one seasonal blend of gasoline and start making another. The changeover produces an... read more July 12, 2013 by 2


 
2014 GMC Sierra 1500

Better Gas Prices & Housing Sales Give Trucks & SUVs A Boost

Official auto sales stats won't be released until tomorrow, but early signs point to strong numbers for April -- particularly in the truck and SUV segment. Not so long ago... read more April 30, 2013 by 0


 
'Diesel fuel only' caution on Audi Q7 TDI

Catch-22: If Diesel Sales Boom, Will Their Cost Advantage Bust?

To a very small, select group of enthusiasts, diesel cars or utility vehicles have a lot of allure, with their strong, fuel-efficient engines and, for the most part, a great... read more March 2, 2013 by 17


 

 
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