$50 Oil 'Makes The World A Safer Place'

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 1/07/15 9:45am 1/07/15 9:45am

City Unlocks Incredibly Cheap Gas Prices Through Power Of 'Socialism'

As of this writing, the current U.S. average gas price for regular unleaded fuel is $3.59 a gallon. But one city in Kentucky brought the price down to $3.36 by selling gas to the public themselves, undercutting the privately-owned filling stations. Hooray, socialism! » 7/22/14 10:32am 7/22/14 10:32am

New York Gas Station Charges $1.98 A Gallon For Dallas Promotion

Remember when filling up your gas tank was cheap enough that it didn't have to involve a rubber hose, a breath mint and running from the cops? Those were the days! But one New York gas station rolled back the prices on gas for one day only — just not for the reasons you might think. » 2/25/14 1:20pm 2/25/14 1:20pm

New York Finally Has Higher Gas Prices Than California

The fact that gas prices in California are only rivaled by Alaska and Hawaii is nothing new. What is new, however, is that it no longer has the highest prices among the 48 contiguous states. That title now belongs to New York. » 11/26/13 2:20pm 11/26/13 2:20pm

Great News! Gas Prices Will Be Cheaper In 2013, Everything Else Won't Be

Are you the kind of person who only purchases gasoline and neither pays for nor consumes any other goods? If so, we have excellent news for you today: gas prices in 2013 are expected to decline, even though the cost of just about everything else is going up. » 1/12/13 3:00pm 1/12/13 3:00pm

How Much Did Your Last Fill Up Cost?

The national average gas price is $3.805-per-gallon according to GasBuddy, which isn't catastrophic but is a huge pain in the ass. We paid more last week to put regular into a car in New York. Since gas prices are regional and gas tanks vary in size, we're curious what you paid this week. » 10/08/12 4:30pm 10/08/12 4:30pm

Fill Up Now, There Are A Lot Of Oil Rigs In Tropical Storm Isaac's Path

If you've been meaning to fill up your gas tank, now might be the time to do it. There are quite a few oil platforms in Tropical Storm Isaac's path. » 8/26/12 12:00pm 8/26/12 12:00pm

Why We Aren't Driving Natural Gas Powered Cars

America is in the midst of the biggest energy boom since Texas' 20th Century Gusher Age. All over the country, new drilling techniques have created an abundance of cheap natural gas. With domestic production at more than 25 billion cubic feet per day, prices are as low as they've ever been. » 5/18/12 4:00pm 5/18/12 4:00pm

Five Good Things About High Gas Prices

High gas prices suck, right? Wrong. There's actually a silver lining that only the in-market car consumer boys at Edmunds Inside Line are able to see. They put together a list of five good things about the increasingly higher cost of gas that we've refined and edited below. » 3/09/12 10:00am 3/09/12 10:00am

Watch A Gas Station Change Prices During Live National TV Broadcast As…

Gas prices have again spiked, but as much as the numbers go up, it's unusual to actually see the numbers go up. But an ABC News crew in Los Angeles managed to catch a price change in progress during a national TV broadcast — and it's just as two Corvettes roll up to the pump. » 2/24/12 1:30pm 2/24/12 1:30pm

Things to do before hitting the road for the holiday

If your travel plans for Thanksgiving involve sitting behind the wheel for a few hours until you get to your destination, there are still a few things you should do before you leave to make sure that you get to your destination quickly and safely. » 11/22/11 11:15am 11/22/11 11:15am

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Summer gas prices will continue to drop

Just as we've said previously, gas prices may have been higher this spring than they were in 2008, but as we can already see, thanks to this great chart from Kelley Blue Book, prices retreating earlier in the summer than they did three years ago. Here's why it's happening and why the rest of the summer those prices… » 7/07/11 2:00pm 7/07/11 2:00pm

Gas prices won't plunge this summer

America's summer of four-buck-a-gallon gas has barely started, yet there's some hope afloat that prices could decline soon. Business Insider's Joe Wiesenthal explains why those hopes shouldn't get too high — especially with oil prices shooting skyward again today. — Ed. » 5/06/11 12:30pm 5/06/11 12:30pm

Gas hits $4.03 a gallon in Illinois

The price of gas is fast approaching the $4 a gallon level nationwide. Already in the state of Illinois, average gas prices even went beyond that psychological level — hitting $4.03 for a gallon of go-juice. » 4/13/11 8:30am 4/13/11 8:30am

Death Valley Chevron's $5.40 gas will kill your wallet

A member of Quattroworld posted this image of a Chevron in Death Valley with $5.40 regular. He noted gas in nearby Beatty, Nevada was about $2 per gallon cheaper, but do you really want to chance it? » 3/28/11 2:30pm 3/28/11 2:30pm

National average gas price drops for third day in a row

The average price of gasoline dropped for the third consecutive day to $3.564, according to AAA. Looks like you can put that fuel economy window sticker back on your V10 Excursion. » 3/17/11 12:00pm 3/17/11 12:00pm

Hawaii first U.S. state with $4-a-gallon in gasoline

Hawaii wins the race to become the first state in the U.S. to top $4-a-gallon gas as we move ever-closer to summer driving season. [LA Times] » 3/14/11 2:15pm 3/14/11 2:15pm

Dang! Rising gas prices worsest in Mississippi

You flush bastards in LA, stop complaining about $4.00 gas. Mississippians are getting screwed disproportionately, paying $3.42 a gallon but spending the largest percentage of their pay on it, at 13.2%. Income disparity's a bitch. And don't you laugh, Montana. » 3/09/11 3:30pm 3/09/11 3:30pm