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

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 LoveMyGasPrice hopes that the answer is "yes". The premise is pretty simple: You agree to pay LoveMyGasPrice $3.99 per month. In doing... read more

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R2-D2 at the 2012 Phoenix Comicon (photo by Gage Skidmore)

The Robots Are Coming (To Pump Your Gas)

Much of Planet Earth is about to experience a major workforce shift. In the coming decades, entire categories of jobs will be eliminated thanks to automation. Coffee... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
Gas pump

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


 
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If Gas Goes Up $1, What Does It Mean For Auto Sales?

When gas prices go up, what happens to auto sales? You might have a few hunches -- and a couple may be correct -- but according to Experian Automotive, you'd likely find some... read more February 8, 2013 by  3


 
Old Gas Pumps

How Unleaded Gas Cut Crime And Made Us All Safer

If you keep up with the news, you know how often violent crime makes headlines. But despite some heart-wrenching stories that have played out on 24-hour news channels in... read more January 7, 2013 by  3


 
Long gas lines in Summit NJ in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Should Gas Stations Have Backup Power For Pumps? Some Say No

In the areas of the U.S. affected by Hurricane Sandy, lines for gasoline have been long. The problem isn't really one of supply; rather, it seems to be one of electricity... read more November 9, 2012 by  5


 
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As California's Gas Prices Hit $4.67, The Governor Steps In

If you live in California, you're already accustomed to high gas prices, but to see those prices surge more than $1 per gallon in a week? That's extreme, and Governor Jerry... read more October 8, 2012 by  4


 
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No, Seriously: When Will Gas Prices Drop?

A month ago, Americans paid an average of $3.69 for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline. Today, we're paying $3.84. What gives? Isn't this the time of year when gas prices... read more September 11, 2012 by  12


 
Old Gas Pumps

Demand For Gas Plummets, Oil Prices Sink: Is This Good News?

Today, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.45 -- 18 cents below last year, and 23 cents lower than May. That's good news for commuters... read more June 22, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Ford Escape

Nine New Car Features You Don't Really Need

Pricing, financing, warranties, insurance--it's one hurdle after another to make it through the car shopping experience without paying a dime more than you must. Sometimes... read more June 18, 2012 by  2


 
Overweight driver buckling seatbelt

Obesity Costs America $4 Billion Per Year At The Pump

Now is the time when many Americans look up from their laptops and start thinking seriously about summer vacations. Now is also the time when many of us look down and realize... read more May 2, 2012 by  1


 
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Gas Is Cheaper Than It Was A Year Ago: Are We Out Of The Woods?

In America today, the average cost of a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $3.84. Last year at this time, it was $3.86. And the difference in those prices could be worth more... read more April 25, 2012 by  5


 
Gas prices, San Francisco, CA

How Are You Coping With High Gas Prices? Want To Win Free Gasoline?

Though analysts can't say for sure whether gasoline will top out at $4 a gallon, $5 a gallon, or somewhere in-between, one thing's for sure: prices are still climbing, and... read more March 15, 2012 by  2


 
Fuel gauge

Average Fuel Economy Of New Cars Sold Hits An All-Time High

Gas prices are going up, up, up, and since the stuff only gets more expensive during warmer months, we doubt prices will slide anytime soon. That may help explain why... read more February 15, 2012 by  0


 
Old Gas Pumps

Gas At $5 A Gallon: How Will That Affect You?

Every winter, analysts publish gloom-and-doom warnings about summer gas prices, but most of the time, those predictions turn out to be extreme. However, according to a report... read more January 17, 2012 by  1


 

 
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