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Gasoline likely to stay below $4 this summer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Drivers have something worth honking their horns over: Summer gasoline prices likely will remain below $4 a gallon, a Purdue University agricultural economist says. Market conditions that caused oil prices to shoot past $110 a barrel have improved in recent weeks, pushing oil back under $100 a barrel, said Wally Tyner, […]

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Gas prices rising but shouldn’t top $3/gallon

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Gasoline prices are up this Memorial Day weekend, but motorists should not experience the historic highs of one year ago, said a Purdue University agricultural economist. Pump prices traditionally rise in late May with the beginning of the summer driving season, said Wally Tyner, who specializes in energy production and policy. […]

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Keeping car in top shape save at the pump, improves fuel efficiency

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. — After several weeks of gas prices slowly coming down from record highs, consumers are seeing the trend reverse as pump prices begin inching back over the $4.00 per gallon mark. Because high fuel costs are likely here to stay, Pep Boys is offering “Fuel Efficiency 101” tips to help motorists conserve energy […]

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Little changes can mean gas savings down the road

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Lafayette Online) — Summer driving season has started, and gas prices continue to climb faster than the temperature. By properly maintaining vehicles and changing wasteful driving habits, Hoosier motorists can take some of the heat off their fuel expenses, said a Purdue University Extension family resource management specialist. “There isn’t a lot […]

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Gas prices, economy may shorten summer trips

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Rising oil and gasoline prices will cause many travelers to take shorter trips during this year’s summer vacation season, say two tourism experts. The price of oil has climbed steadily for several weeks, reaching an all-time high of over $125.96 a barrel on Friday (May 9). The national average retail price […]

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Businesses expected to take action in wake of higher fuel costs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Oil prices spiraling to a record $119 a barrel will spur businesses to compensate for higher operating costs, says a Purdue University economist. Businesses will consider ways to cut fuel and energy consumption, along with lowering delivery costs, says Gerald J. Lynch, a professor in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management. Some […]

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