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gas tax increase ahead

'Increase will virtually wipe out our advantage,' state fuel retailers group says

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey’s gasoline tax is set to rise again this fall, two years after it leapt 23 cents per gallon (CPG) and took the state from having the second-lowest to one of the top 10 highest gas taxes in the nation. A local fuel retailer group is fuming over the size of the increase...

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But summer 2018 will not surpass decade’s records

BOSTON and HEATHROW, Fla. -- The average retail gasoline price for the 2018 Labor Day weekend will be about 20 cents per gallon (CPG) higher than the same holiday period last year, according to GasBuddy. As of Aug. 28, the national retail average for gasoline was $2.73 per gallon, GasBuddy said ...

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AAA analysis finds surprising difference in annual costs for two transportation models

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services have grown in popularity in part because of consumers’ perception that they avoid many of the costs of vehicle ownership. But a recent AAA analysis finds that ride-hailing is not a cost-effective substitute for owning a car, even in urban...

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Renew program with GreenPrint goes international with massive rollout
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As industry evolves, association’s focus shifts to retail and diversity .
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As outside competition grows, Pemex debuts a new look for franchise .
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Yoshi adds AI, fuel discounts as it grows subscription business .
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Southwestern region retailers will continue to sell summer blend fuel .
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Online shopping, telecommuting and other net-related trends may be behind decrease: DOE .
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Travel-center chain targets upstream services with joint venture and acquisition .