The national average price of regular unleaded continued its steady decline this week to near $2.22 and finished the week with a slightly higher price that a year ago, according to data from AAA and the federal government.
Gasoline prices have increased for 12 of the past 14 days, reaching a national average of $2.26 per gallon despite a seasonal drop in demand, AAA reported.
The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in September was down 0.1 mpg 25.2 mpg from August, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).
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The average price of a gallon of unleaded fuel moved slightly higher, mostly due to a pipeline disruption in the southeastern U.S., AAA reported.
The national average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline continued its slide to around the $2.20 level with stations switching over to the winter blend, according to AAA.
The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline fell to around the $2.20 level after the Labor Day weekend, which marks the end of the summer driving season, according to data from AAA and the federal government.
The average fuel economy of vehicles sold in August fell 0.1 mpg to 25.3 mpg from July, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).
National gasoline prices continued an upward trajectory in the last week of August, even as prices appear poised for another pullback with crude futures falling on Monday on growing expectations oil producers may not stabilize output.
The national average price for unleaded gasoline bumped higher for the week ending Aug. 22, driven by higher crude prices resulting from a weaker dollar and possible supply cuts from imported oil.
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