Latest Fuel dispenser Stories

2008-07-01 06:00:44

By Andrew Seaman As gas prices rise, so does the number of calls to state complaint lines about problems with gas pumps.

2008-07-01 06:00:44

By Joe Seelig, Highlands Today, Sebring, Fla. Jun. 30--LAKE PLACID -- A bunch of motorists were affected, some stranded Thursday, after they reported pumping watery gasoline into their vehicles at a Shell gas station at the corner of U.S. 27 and State Road 70, south of Lake Placid.

2008-06-25 15:03:01

By Kelly McLain, The Bulletin, Bend, Ore. Jun. 24--Anthony Moulton, a gas station attendant at Texaco on Galveston Avenue in Bend, says customers vent their frustration to him about rising gas prices simply because he pumps their gas. "We gotta pay for it just like them," he said.

2008-06-24 12:03:03

Malaysian authorities are planning to set up separate fuel dispensers at border area petrol stations, in a bid to sell fuel to out-of-country customers at market prices and let only the locals have access to subsidized fuel, according to PetrolWorld.

2008-06-22 06:00:23

By Vicki Lee Parker, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jun. 22--OK, raise your hand if you've been driving around for miles with the fuel light on, trying to squeeze out one extra trip or find the cheapest gas.

2008-06-21 15:00:27

Big-vehicle owners say they're getting frustrated with $75 purchase limits at self-service gas pumps since it now takes more than that to fill up their tanks.

2008-06-20 00:00:25

By Jack Markowitz There is something about $4 gasoline that looks as if it's not going away. It serves purposes. First, by catching everyone's attention. It is making us conserve, in small ways as consumers, big ways as businesses. It is creating jobs and inventions.

2008-06-19 18:00:31

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog, using an innovative Web-based form, today launched a nationwide campaign to help drivers get the attention of Washington's elected officials, who rarely have to use their own money at the gas pump.

2008-06-19 12:00:59

By Mike LaBella, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jun. 19--HAVERHILL -- At first glance it looks like a pretty good deal -- gas for $3.75 per gallon, 30 cents cheaper than the competitor across the street.

2008-06-16 06:00:34

By Jonathon Braden, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 16--Rosemary Lind used to fill her gas tank full each time she stopped for fuel, no matter the price. Now, with gas prices rising and fluctuating daily, the Omaha resident has changed her fueling habits.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.