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Myrtle Beach driveoff measure kicks in; state driveoff law roundup

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- A new law to require prepayment of fuel in Myrtle Beach, S.C., went into effect Friday, July 1, reported The Sun News. Some 27 fueling facilities in Myrtle Beach will require all customers to prepay for gasoline to cut down on police time spent on rarely solved crimes, said...

Automaker will recommend oil company's fuels

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Beginning this month, 2006 model Ford Motor Co. cars, pickups and SUVs in the United States will bear gas caps recommending BP to customers as an extension of a relationship the company has developed with the fuel provider. This is the first time in the United States that a major...

Resort towns nationwide, worried that high gasoline prices will keep visitors away, are offering free gasoline as an incentive for people to travel.

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Resort towns nationwide, worried that high gasoline prices will keep visitors away, are offering free gasoline as an incentive for people to travel. According to the Associated Press, towns are tapping into motorists' angst over high fuel prices during the summer tourism season...

Reimaging of Diamond Shamrock stores to increase brand presence
Gas with soybean additive said to improve fuel economy
Critics say switch to ethanol would increase pollution
State alleges 163 violations
Supreme Court will hear Shell-Texaco pricing case
Chevron OKs rival Unocal-CNOOC talks; won't sweeten offer.
Ohio fuel retailers win temporary tax exemption

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