So, Why Is The Price Of Gas Rising Now?

So, Why Is The Price Of Gas Rising Now?

I just don’t get it. Does Consumerist know of a good media source that has a *current* (i.e., in the last week or two) breakdown of why the heck gasoline prices are rising 10 cents a week and more in the last month?

Thieves Snatch Almost $20,000 Worth Of Fuel From Gas Station

Thieves Snatch Almost $20,000 Worth Of Fuel From Gas Station

Gas thieves have stolen over 5,000 gallons of fuel from the Open Pantry Citgo in Wauwatosa, WI according to WauwatosaNow.com.

4 Ways Gas Pumps Screw You

4 Ways Gas Pumps Screw You

There’s 4 main ways a gas pump can screw you over:

Is This $0.10 Credit/Debit Surcharge On Gasoline Allowed?

Is This $0.10 Credit/Debit Surcharge On Gasoline Allowed?

Reader Brian wants to know how to tell a “surcharge” applied to a credit/debt card transaction vs a convenience charge?

Why Are Gas Stations Charging More For Credit Card Purchases?

Why Are Gas Stations Charging More For Credit Card Purchases?

Yechial wants to know why his Chase BP Visa card, which offers 5% rebates on gas purchases, costs him more to use at BP stations than if he pays with cash. He asked a BP station owner in Pennsylvania about this and the station owner told him it was because credit transaction fees had gone up—”When I told him that I would report his station to BP and to Chase Bank, he said, ‘Screw you! I don’t care, report me. They are the ones charging us more money for the transactions.’”

What’s The Best Alternative Fuel For Your Buck?

Will you be fueling your car on used french fry oils in a few years? Will you plunk a bushel of corn into your auto’s Mr. Fusion? Or will you simply urinate into the tank — the trucker’s dream technology?