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2012-07-01 22:20:11

AURORA, Ill., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as about 3 million July 4 travelers from Illinois and Indiana will be leaving for the Independence Day holiday, gas prices are coming down across the region. AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, the average regular unleaded gasoline prices decreased $.21 cents during the past month with an average cost of $3.70 for the month of June. This price is $.25 lower than last year. (Logo:...

2012-06-14 02:21:32

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. ENERGY INITIATIVES CORP (PINKSHEETS: USEI) previously announced a Joint Venture with Bulova Tech Labs ("Bulova") to distribute a 96 Octane gasoline replacement fuel priced below the local prevailing price for regular grade 87 Octane gasoline. The product is branded Singular 96(TM). Bulova completed an initial sales test on 800 vehicles. Currently, USEI is completing a logistics solution to support a Federation of twenty (20) stations...

2012-06-06 22:20:04

AURORA, Ill., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, the average regular unleaded gasoline prices decreased $.18 cents during the past month with an average cost of $3.91 for the month of May. This is $.28 lower than last year, marking the first time in 2012 that monthly gas price averages have been lower year-over-year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) In northern Indiana, gas prices averaged $3.89...

2012-05-22 02:20:14

Nearly three-quarters of drivers would consider an alternative fuel vehicle for their next car YONKERS, N.Y., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With fuel prices at near record levels, consumers are driving less and contemplating a move to smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles, according to recent survey by Consumer Reports. The survey found that 37 percent said their leading consideration when shopping for their next car will be fuel economy. A distant second was quality...

2012-05-15 10:21:10

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna released the following statement responding to a study issued today by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development that claims ethanol reduced wholesale gasoline prices by an average of $1.09 a gallon in 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "This is a flawed study based on false assumptions that distorts statistics to...

2012-04-17 06:20:46

CHICAGO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer curiosity about ethanol continues to rise as news swirls around possible new regulations and changes consumers may soon see at their local pump. While awareness of ethanol has increased over the past decade, many still don't quite understand what it is and how it affects their car and small engine equipment like lawnmowers and motorcycles. To help educate consumers a bit more on ethanol, Gold Eagle® Co. recently created a very...

2012-04-05 23:00:03

Maps help drivers find alternative fuel refilling stations across the country. Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 MapMuse today announced a major data update to its Alternative Fuel Locator Maps, a series of interactive web maps that locate alternative fuel refilling stations across the USA. Included among the maps are topics such as Biodiesel, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Ethanol (E85), Electric, Hydrogen, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), and Propane. “In...

2012-04-01 22:20:05

AURORA, Ill., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline increased $.52 cents during the past month, and $.86 since the start of the year. The average cost of $4.10 per gallon for the month of March was $.44 higher per gallon than last year. Both Chicago and the metro region hit all-time-highs in March, with the highest price ever in Chicago recorded on March 27, 2012. That price of $4.68 was...

2012-03-01 02:32:00

AURORA, Ill., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, regular unleaded gasoline has increased $.07 cents during the past month, forecasting an average cost of $3.57 per gallon for the month of February, which is $.27 higher per gallon than last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) In northern Indiana, gas prices average $3.50, which is up 12 cents from January 2012 and up $.30 from February 2011....

2012-02-13 15:06:29

Many people are willing to pay a premium for ethanol, but not enough to justify the government mandate for the corn-based fuel, a Michigan State University economist argues. Soren Anderson studied the demand for ethanol, or E85, in the United States. He found that when ethanol prices rose 10 cents per gallon, demand for ethanol fell only 12 percent to 16 percent on average. "I was a bit surprised," said Anderson, assistant professor of economics. "I was looking for this sharp decline in...