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Motor Fuel Prices: Retail Gasoline Prices


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) 3-Dec-12 10-Dec-12
Average regular grade, all formulations (Current dollars per gallon, including all taxes) 3.39 3.35
Percent change from previous week -1.3 -1.3

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Weekly Retail Gasoline Prices, available at as of December 2012.