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    Report: BP says we have 53.3 years of oil left
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    Okay, okay, okay – it's not as bad as that headline says it is. First of all, even if we did only have 53.3 years of oil left, it'd represent a 1.1-percent improvement over last year's estimate, to 1.69 trillion barrels of oil left. But more importantly, we probably have a hell of a lot ...

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    Featured: Visiting the Shell Technology Center, Part 2: The Law of Unleaded [w/videos]
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    Shell invited us to its Technology Center near Houston, Texas to learn more about its V-Power premium gasoline, and we ended up learning not only about detergent additives but also what the Internet thinks happens inside a car's engine. In Part One of the story of our visit, we tackled the ...

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    Featured: Visiting the Shell Technology Center, Part 1: The Rise of Additives [w/video]
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    Two of the most important additions to a car are also two of the most commonly ignored: gasoline and tires. Companies pour staggering amounts of money, energy and resources into designing, engineering and gaining percentile improvements in automobiles, and what they get in return from consumers ...

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    Report: Gas prices could fall below $3/gallon before year's end [w/video]
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    Here's a welcome holiday present for motorists - gas prices may fall below $3 a gallon before year's end, with some 35 states already reporting at least one station with prices below the mark, according to a report from CNBC. That's a big drop from the current $3.25/gal national average, and it ...

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    Report: SCOTUS rebuffs automakers, refuses to block 15% ethanol sales
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    The US Supreme Court has effectively rejected an effort to block sales of gasoline blended with 15-percent ethanol content (E15), refusing to hear a lawsuit and leaving in place an earlier ruling by a federal appeals court that confirms the fuel is legal to sell. The attempt to block E15 sales ...

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    Opinion: US truck fleets turning towards CNG, LPG
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    Fleets can save well over $150,000 in fuel costs over the six-year life of a truck. The electric vehicle market is turning into a financial nightmare for many of the automakers and suppliers that invested in the technology. Hybrids only comprise three percent of total new car sales, despite ...

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    Report: NYC chef busted for hoarding gas after restaurant fire injures 3
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    After the flooding and power outages, one of the biggest impacts Superstorm Sandy has had in the Northeast remains a rash of gasoline shortages. To get around the problem, Fei Teng, a 42-year-old sushi chef at a Manhattan restaurant called 1066 ENO, was reportedly hoarding gas in the restaurant's ...

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    Report: Italians buy more bikes than cars for the first time since WWII
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    In the midst of economic turmoil in Europe, more Italians are turning to bikes as their preferred mode of transportation. Such is the bicycle's popularity in Italy that purchases of the pedal-powered two wheelers have eclipsed automobile sales for the first time since World War II. According to ...

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    Report: Why gas stations in NJ, PA are selling $8/gallon gas in protest
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    Over 50 gas stations across New Jersey and Pennsylvania have raised the price of their fuel to more than eight dollars a gallon. They are all Lukoil stations, and their owners have raised prices in protest of practices by Lukoil North America that they say leave individual gas station owners at a ...

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    Video: Romanian gas is like a troupe of French maids for your engine
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    Ah, Romania, that country of 19 million that many would be hard pressed to find on a map without a label. The nation that's given us world-class literature, Olympic athletes, the Roma, a flighty chap we call Dracula and a stretch of the Transfagarasan Highway, among the world's best drives, among ...

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    The U.S. is exporting oil products, so why is the price of gas still high?
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    It has always been the habit of the party that doesn't occupy the White House to blame various ills on the party that does. Especially in the past few years when it has come to gas prices, the party-in-waiting has blamed the POTUS for "pain at the pump." We're not taking sides here – ...

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    Video: ABC: Thousands of rejected/condemned gas pumps in use, could cost you $$$
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    Most of us likely assume that the gas pump that is providing petrol is giving you the fuel that you pay for – no more or less. While that may be true in most cases, ABC News in Baltimore, Maryland proves that sometimes pumps do bad things to good people. The report details Maryland state ...

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    Report: America's obesity problem equals a billion gallons of gas per year
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    Newsflash: Americans are fat. And no, we're not just big boned. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions over the past couple decades, and as a result diabetes, heart disease and just about every other health issue are on the rise. The Atlantic reports that the amount of fuel we're using is on ...

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    Study: Gas pumps found to be germiest things we touch
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    We think Nissan has found its new spokesman for the all-electric Leaf. A microbiologist at the University of Arizona known as "Dr. Germ" says he's identified gas pumps as the biggest biohazard in modern society. According to The Los Angeles Times, the doctor's research results show 71 percent of ...

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    Report: Maine gas stations ignoring penalties, shorting customers fuel to make more money
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    Think you're paying too much at the pump? Perhaps you are – but not as much as those gassing up in Maine. No, the Pine Tree State doesn't have the highest gas prices in the land (that would still be Hawaii), but it does have a problem with out-of-spec gas pumps. According to state ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz focusing on escaping dreaded gas guzzler tax
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    For the 2012 model year, Mercedes-Benz will have at least two fewer vehicles on the "gas-guzzler" tax list published by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. This will continue a positive trend for the company. Iin 2011, 12 M-B models are subject to the dreaded ...

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    Study: Are gas prices changing home buying habits?
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    Rising gas prices have an affect over many aspects of our lives. Besides increasing the cost of operating automobiles, more expensive fuel leads to an increase in the cost of shipped goods, food and airline tickets. Can gas prices also create changing attitudes amongst home shoppers? Coldwell ...

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    Computer glitch causes gas station to sell 8,000 gallons at $1.10
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    When residents of Wilmington – a neighborhood of Los Angeles, California – got word that a local Valero fueling station was selling gas for the bargain price of $1.10 per gallon, almost immediately, vehicles lined up 'round the corner. This wasn't one of those promo deals on fuel, ...

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    Report: It's Official: National average gas price hits $4
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    The national average price of gasoline has hit exactly $4 a gallon, approximately a dime below its all-time high. According to a Lundberg Survey of fueling stations released on Sunday, pump prices rose 12 cents over the past two weeks. On July 7, 2008, the national average price of gas soared to ...

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    Infographic: Gas is still cheap
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    Nationwide, motorists are shelling out an average of $3.55 per gallon of petrol. That's a lot more cash than you were paying last year at this time, but – stop us if you've heard this one before – an interesting graphic from Good shows that gas is a real bargain compared to other ...

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