Latest Gasoline retail News

Average US price of gas down a penny a gallon to $2.18

Nov. 23, 2020 3:11 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline slipped a penny a gallon (3.8 liters) to $2.18 over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Monday that gas prices have dropped 8 cents over the past 10 weeks. The price at the pump on Nov....

Gas prices rise in NJ, drop around county at large

Nov. 21, 2020 10:03 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices rose in New Jersey but dropped around the country as a whole amid decreasing demand and an increase in total domestic gasoline stocks. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.21, up two cents from last week. Drivers...

FILE - This Oct. 16, 2019, file photo shows a sign at a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa.  On Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, General Motors says a pending breakthrough in battery chemistry will cut the price of its electric vehicles so they equal those powered by gasoline within five years.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

GM: New batteries cut electric car costs, increase range

Nov. 19, 2020 5:03 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says a pending breakthrough in battery chemistry will cut the price of its electric vehicles so they equal those powered by gasoline within five years. The technology also will increase the range per charge to as much as 450 miles. The company’s product development...

Gas prices rise in NJ, around nation as demand increases

Nov. 14, 2020 9:42 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices rose in New Jersey and around the country due to increased demand, but analysts expect that to slacken in some places as the end of the year approaches. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.19, up a penny from last...

Gas prices down one cent in Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Nov. 9, 2020 12:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Gas prices are down about one cent in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, AAA said Monday. The not-for-profit auto club said the average price for gas in Massachusetts is down from $2.08 per gallon last week to $2.07. The average price is about 4 cents lower than a month ago and 49 cents cheaper...

Average US gas price falls 3 cents to $2.19 per gallon

Nov. 8, 2020 1:38 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents over the past two weeks to $2.19 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas prices will likely continue to drop because crude oil costs remain low. The price at the pump is...

Gas prices continue to decline in NJ, around the country

Nov. 7, 2020 9:39 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices continue to decline in New Jersey and around the country due to decreased demand amid the coronavirus pandemic. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.18, down three cents from last week. Drivers were paying an...

Rhode Islanders paying less at the pump for gasoline

Nov. 2, 2020 11:47 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island dropped 2 cents in the past week and remains lower than the national average, AAA Northeast said Monday. Rhode Islanders are now paying an average of $2.09 per gallon, 3 cents lower than the national average and 41 cents lower...

Gas prices drop in NJ, around nation amid lower demand

Oct. 31, 2020 10:50 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices have been dropping in New Jersey and around the country, and analysts say they expect the decline to continue. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.21, down two cents from last week. Drivers were paying an average...

Rhode Island's gasoline tax won't increase next year

Oct. 24, 2020 1:46 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s 34-cents per gallon gasoline tax rate won't increase next year, the state Department of Revenue said this week. Since 2015, Rhode Island has adjusted its gas tax rate every two years to match the rate of inflation. It rose 1 cent in 2015 and 1 cent last year,...