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    Official: This Labor Day, low gas prices mean more cars on the road [w/video]

    It's not hard to understand, when gas prices go up, Americans sometimes drive less on national holidays. This year, though gas prices are lower than they have been right before Labor Day since 2010, and that means the American Automobile Association (AAA) is predicting that the number of people ...

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    Official: E85 availability increasing across US, especially outside Midwest

    E85. It's not just for flyover states anymore. That could be the newest slogan of the 85-percent ethanol blend now that the biofuel is proliferating in areas other than the Midwestern corn-growing states. The Midwest's share of E85 stations fell to 36 percent last year, down from 54 percent ...

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    Official: EIA: 2012 monthly average shows U.S. using less gas than at any time since 2007

    124,000 barrels of oil a day sure sounds like a lot, doesn't it? It is, until you compare it to the average daily U.S. oil consumption, which is around 8.5 million barrels a day (bbl/d). At least, 8.5 million was the number in the first quarter of 2011, according to the U.S. Energy Information ...

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    Report: U.S. ethanol output dips... again

    After falling to its lowest per-day output level in 2011, you might think that ethanol production would rebound. Well, that's not the case as U.S. ethanol production dipped again last week while as export demand depleted stocks by nearly three percent. According to the Energy Information ...

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    Alternative fuel consumption steady in 2009

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that consumption of alternative fuels in the transportation sector stayed put in 2009, with use coming in at 431,107 thousand gasoline-equivalent gallons (yes, that's the metric used), compared to 430,329 thousand gasoline-equivalent ...

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    Number of alternative fuel vehicles in U.S. fleets up 7% in 2009

    Slowly but surely, the number of vehicles in America that can burn something other than just gasoline is growing. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that the number of alternative fuel vehicles in U.S. fleets in 2009 was 826,318, up approximately 7 percent from 2008. Why ...

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    EIA: U.S. greenhouse gas emissions drop by record-setting 5.8% in 2009

    Total U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measured in at 6,576 million metric tons carbon dioxide equivalent (MMTCO2e) in 2009, a record-setting decrease of 5.8 percent from the 2008 level, according to a report released last week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This marks ...

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    DOE: Oil will average $99/barrel by end of 2012; gas $3.29 per gallon

    According to the DOE's Energy Information Administration (EIA), crude oil prices are expected to steadily increase over the next two years, hitting $99 per barrel by the end of 2012. Tightening of world oil markets, along with a growth in consumption, will continue to drive oil prices up from the ...

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    U.S. Annual Energy Outlook predicts "alternative vehicles" won't top 50% market share in 2035

    Just because it's difficult to predict the future doesn't mean people won't try. See, for example, the CEO of Shell, who said last week that he expects plug-in vehicles to make up 40 percent of the new car market in 2050. The U.S. Energy Information Administration isn't looking that far ahead ...

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    Official prediction: gas will hit $3 this summer in U.S.

    It's still awful cold in most parts of the country, and the DOE's Energy Information Administration (EIA) is looking ahead to summer. What do they see? $3 gallons of gas in the U.S. This isn't much of a jump from today's national average – and it's quite a drop from the highs of summer 2008 ...

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    Energy Department predicting summer gas prices to hit high of just $2.30/gallon

    We've heard it a million times: What's good for GM is good for America. Well, if low gas prices are good for America (and that is a debatable point), then Charles Wilson's saying does not work the other way around. The U.S. Energy Information Administration is predicting that gasoline prices will ...

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    Decline in U.S. summer gas use expected for first time in 17 years

    Photo by X-eyedblonde. Licensed under Creative Commons license 2.0.What do high gas prices and a sluggish economy mean for summer gas use in the U.S.? Down, down, down. Well, at least one down.For the first time in almost two decades, the federal Energy Information Administration is predicting that ...

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    U.S. Gov't: did we say $3.50 for a gallon of gas by Spring? Our bad, it'll actually be $2.50

    Ah. Spring. Astronomically, it ... wait a minute. Spring, EIA forecast ...? I just wrote about this Jan. 9. As you can see here, the EIA predicted $3.50 for a gallon of gas by June, the end of Spring. Are they changing their forecasts already? YES! According to Reuters demand for gas has dropped a ...

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    US Gov't: A gallon of gas will cost $3.50 before June

    digg_url = ''; Ah, Spring. Astronomically it starts on the vernal equinox (March 20) and ends on the June solstice (June 21). Greek goddess Persephone's kidnapping by Hades (see painting) represents the changing of seasons. ...

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    Is this trip really necessary?

    AutoblogGreen is about keeping a self-selected group of auto enthusiasts informed about the latest advances in green auto technologies. We are the early adopters, the best-informed among our friends, the trend setters. But, in the great scheme of things, we are too few. In the great battle (and ...

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    Latest Gasoline Prices - It Ain't Pretty

    Well, it is like this: If you wanna drive, its gonna cost ya. Not that we can't afford it. We clearly can because the fuel is spewing out of the gas pumps all over the nation. But, what are the trends? Where are we coming from and where does it look like we are going. Here is an example of your ...


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