Industry tests have shown for years that the difference in fuel economy between the best drivers and the worst can be as much as 30 percent due.
After small but steady notches downward in the last several months, the price of diesel shot up this week 9.5 cents to a national average of $4.022 cents.
Is it time to say goodbye to Michigan's retail diesel tax? If that means the governor getting his way, you might want to pray it stays.
Increased production at refineries and reduced demands makes buying fuel in Rocky Mountain region easier on the wallet.
Following a half-cent drop during the week ended Dec. 31, the national average diesel price for the week ended Monday, Jan. 7, fell another 0.7 cents.
The average price of diesel dropped to $3.923 a gallon for the week ended Dec. 24 — a 2 cent drop from the previous week.
The average price in the U.S. for a gallon of diesel dropped again this week — 4.6 cents to $3.945.
The national average diesel price has nearly stagnated, dropping just seven-tenths of a cent to $4.027 a gallon during the week ended Dec. 3, says the Department of Energy.
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