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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...

2014-06-26 04:20:10

Travel for U.S., Illinois and Indiana up as Americans dust off credit cards for their vacation AURORA, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The majority of travelers will be celebrating their freedom with a road trip,...

2014-06-12 12:20:48

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China Freight Transport Report Q3 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/freight/china_freight_transport_report_q3_2013_1.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:BMI maintains its cautious outlook for China's freight transport volumes for Q3 2014. Wecontinue to believe that the hangover effects of China's economic stimulus are yet to be felt, and cooling credit growth is...

2014-06-06 04:20:16

Three-fourths of Illinoisans planning summer travel trip even as gas prices approach $4.00 AURORA, Ill., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of Illinois residents (75 percent) plan to kick start the summer travel season by taking at least one leisure trip of 50 miles or more requiring overnight accommodations during the next three months. Gasoline prices in Illinois are on average $3.91 with no relief expected soon, yet pump prices are not expected to have a negative effect on...

2014-05-19 23:04:38

Negative long-term trends will continue to plague the industry as players slowly exit due to thin profit margins. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Gasoline & Petroleum Wholesaling industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Gasoline and Petroleum Wholesaling industry grew strongly in the five years to 2014, though this growth is mostly attributed to recovered losses since the recession. The...


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