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Motor Fuel Prices: Retail Gasoline Prices

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Weekly data, not seasonally adjusted

Motor Fuel Prices: Retail Gasoline Prices

Gasoline prices are an important cost component of highway transportation. Changes in gasoline prices affect the demand for highway transportation, especially as can be seen in vehicle-miles traveled. In the United States, motor gasoline prices follow world crude oil prices more closely than motor diesel prices.

Retail Gasoline Prices (Regular Grade) 4-Feb-13 11-Feb-13
Average regular grade, all formulations (Current dollars per gallon, including all taxes) 3.54 3.61
Percent change from previous week 5.4 2.1

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Weekly Retail Gasoline Prices, available at http://eia.doe.gov/ as of February 2013.