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Murphy USA Offers Gas Discounts On Foursquare (But Customers Seem Confused)

Murphy USA Offers Gas Discounts On Foursquare (But Customers Seem Confused)

Gas prices in the U.S. hit the $4 mark earlier this week, and Murphy USA is hoping to ease the burden on drivers by offering discounts on Foursquare. Judging from comments on Facebook and Twitter, though, we're not so sure that customers are pleased. The offer was announced yesterday on Murphy's... read more

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2011 Acura TL

Gas Prices: One More Issue Car Dealers Don’t Need

April car sales figures will be released later this week. Until then, I thought I would check with friends in the industry to see how things were doing locally. “Sales... read more May 2, 2011 by 


 
2010 MINI Scooter E Concept

High Gas Prices Mean More Scooters On The Road -- But Are They Right For You?

There's been a lot of discussion the past few weeks about gas prices and the effect they're having on vehicle sales. One the one hand, we've seen studies indicating that fuel... read more April 29, 2011 by  10


 
Traffic Jam

What's Bad (And What's Good) About $5-Per-Gallon Gas Prices

It’s no joke that Americans are feeling pain at the pump, with gasoline prices inching up to the $5 per gallon mark in some parts of the country. Pollsters, pundits and... read more April 28, 2011 by  2


 
Semi trailer

Higher Gas Prices Poised To Drive Costs Up On Consumer Goods

Gas prices are a part of our daily conversation about vehicle choice—and a source of concern, recently, as pump prices have been trending upward at a rapid rate. But... read more April 27, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Honda Insight

Analysis: Hybrids, Diesels, Small Cars Surge Ahead In Vehicle Market

If you're thinking of downsizing or getting a vehicle that's more fuel-efficient, you're not the only one, unfortunately. It's the timing that's unfortunate; hybrids and... read more April 25, 2011 by 


 
Gas pump

Watchdog Team To Monitor Oil, Gas Markets For Fraud

Rapidly escalating oil and gas prices have drawn the attention of political leaders, including President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder. While the government... read more April 22, 2011 by  6


 
money

Driving Costs Rise This Year—And Gas Prices Aren’t Entirely To Blame

Driving has in the past year become significantly more expensive. And it's not all because of the price of gas. According to AAA, the cost of owning and operating a vehicle... read more April 6, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Study: Unemployment Rate, Gas Prices Predict Vehicle Demand

At first glance, the auto market can look fickle from one month or season to the next. Some months Americans are more into thirstier vehicles; other months—like this... read more March 28, 2011 by 


 
Money makes the world go 'round

Gas Prices Linked To Lowest Consumer Confidence In A Year

Rising gasoline prices, as well as rising food prices, are contributing to less confidence in the economy, according to a survey released late last week. And with prices... read more March 28, 2011 by 


 
Gas pump

Analysts: Gas Prices Could Bring Economic Recovery To A Halt

Just when it looked like people were more willing to spend money again on non-essential items—and on more essential (but deferrable) purchases like new... read more March 21, 2011 by  8


 
gas pump

Gas Prices Fueling Price Spike On High-Mileage Hybrids, Small Cars

Gasoline prices are on the rise. And as surely as we can say that more Americans will start putting half-tanks into their cars and complaining loudly about the extra $20 or... read more March 16, 2011 by  8


 
Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Saudi Prince Says Women Should Be Allowed To Drive

It sounds ridiculously anachronistic here in America, but in many Muslim countries, including Saudi Arabia, women aren't allowed to drive. Today, a Saudi prince, Alwaleed bin... read more March 10, 2011 by  3


 
GasBuddy

GasBuddy, GasBook, And Local Gas Prices: Save Money With Social

With unrest still bubbling in the oil-producing Middle East, it's time for a reminder on how to save money when filling up--on where and how to get the cheapest gas prices... read more March 7, 2011 by  1


 
Gas pump

Gas Prices Gone Crazy: Thieves Steal Gas By Drilling Into Tanks

Gas prices are rising, and we're all already feeling it at the pump. Political instability abroad and economic instability at home seem to be conspiring to suck our wallets... read more March 1, 2011 by  9


 
Nielsen graph: gas prices and spending

Nielsen: With Gas Prices On The Rise, Consumers Are Driving And Spending Smarter

In the summer of 2008, banks were sinking, gas prices were soaring, and the recession was looming. Two-and-a-half years later, the banks have recovered (mostly), the... read more January 11, 2011 by 


 
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