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2014-10-23 08:27:32

According to the EY Oil & Gas Center's US quarterly outlook HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite nearly unprecedented geopolitical concerns, both US and global crude prices have decreased during the third quarter of 2014 due to a surge in domestic production and weak oil demand growth. While the latest Department of Energy forecasts project continued increases in US oil production over the next 5-7 years, recent IEA estimates predict lower global oil demand growth than...

2014-10-21 12:21:59

Lower Gas Prices + Simple Car Care = More Savings BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As gas prices continue to drop, motorists should take advantage of their savings at the pump and invest it back into their vehicles. By spending a little now to increase fuel efficiency, drivers can multiply fuel savings and save more money at the pump, says the Car Care Council. The national average of the cost of a gallon of gas has been above $3 since 2010 but is expected to dip below...

2014-10-07 08:22:25

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Economic optimism held steady in October, with 46% of gas consumers saying that they were optimistic about the economy, according to the latest NACS Consumer Fuels Survey. A majority of consumers ages 18-34 (53%) say that they are optimistic about the economy. While optimism remained essentially unchanged from 47% in September, it is significantly higher than a year ago when concerns over the government shutdown sent optimism...

2014-10-03 04:20:43

Lower demand, ample supply push prices lower AURORA, Ill., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas price averages across Illinois and Indiana continue to drop heading into the fall season. Illinois and Indiana drivers are currently paying on average $3.46 and $3.26 respectively for a gallon of regular unleaded. In September in Illinois, gas prices averaged $3.55, which was down $.01 from August 2014 and down $.10 from September 2013. In northern Indiana, gas prices averaged $3.48 in September, which...

2014-09-09 08:22:24

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Economic optimism rebounded sharply in September, with 47% of gas consumers saying that they were optimistic about the economy, the highest level of optimism in 14 months. Optimism increased 8 percentage points from August's 10-month low of 39%, and also is 8 points higher than optimism a year ago (39%). A majority of consumers ages 18-34 are optimistic (56%), as are consumers in the West (51%). The 8-point increase overall...

2014-09-05 04:20:06

Lower demand, switch to less expensive winter blend push prices lower AURORA, Ill., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas price averages across Illinois and Indiana continue to drop heading into the fall season. Illinois and Indiana drivers are currently paying on average $3.55 and $3.51 respectively for a gallon of regular unleaded. These prices mark the lowest prices for a September start since 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100506/AAACHILOGO In August in Illinois, gas prices...

2014-08-21 00:20:20

Labor market improvements and positive consumer expectations drive 1.3 percent increase in holiday travelers ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013. Nearly 86 percent of travelers (29.7 million) will celebrate the holiday with a final road trip before summer comes to a close...

2014-08-11 08:21:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyoming is the most expensive state to operate a motor vehicle and Iowa is the cheapest, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Bankrate factored in the annual costs of gasoline, insurance and repairs. In Wyoming, a typical driver spends $2,705 per year to operate his or her vehicle. In Iowa, the average driver spends just $1,942 per year. The national average is $2,223. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO...

2014-07-11 16:20:32

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Marine Electric Vehicles Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Fuel used by ships and boats is varied and ranges from diesel and gasoline to just wind energy. For instance, ships that carry cargos and containers majorly run on diesel; gasoline and sails are also commonly used. With fuel prices growing exponentially, the demand for...

2014-07-09 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. clean diesel car sales have increased 25 percent during the first six months of 2014 while the overall U.S. car market has increased by 4.2 percent, according to data compiled by Hybrid Cars.com and Baum and Associates. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO The 2014 clean diesel sales total includes six months of consecutive sales increases, including double digit increases in March (+ 39.5%), April (+ 60.4%) and May...


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