Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Potential deal with Tesla could set the stage for wider charging network

ALTOONA, Pa. -- The convenience-store industry has shown middling interest in electric vehicles (EVs), with a handful of chains installing charging stations. But with the mass-market Tesla Model 3 poised to ship in 2017, at least one chain is positioning itself for a potentially big ramp up. As...

Lowest gas prices since 2005 boost driving forecast for Independence Day

HEATHROW, Fla. -- Travel this Fourth of July holiday will be one for the record books. Fueled by low gasoline prices, an estimated 43 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles this Independence Day holiday, according to AAA. This would represent a 1.3% increase from last year, the highest...

Electric vehicles could cut gas demand up to 20% by 2035

Unfavorable wholesale-cost trends keep margins below three-year average
Retail margin widens as rack prices tumble
Double-digit price increases wallop 5 states hit by refinery issues
Pump prices are up, but the impetus is waning

Analysis shows how higher pump prices can tip the math

Weak start to the quarter likely to strengthen into summer
Consumers paying nearly 55 CPG more than 13 weeks ago