How crude-oil prices influence gasoline prices

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Thus, the price of crude oil should have a strong influence on the price of gasoline. However, the retail price of gasoline includes other costs as well. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that in the United States from 2008 to 2017, crude oil represented only 61% of the retail price of gasoline. Gasoline prices are also influenced by gasoline demand relative to gasoline supply. by Michael Sivak.

2018 77

Lexus lowers hybrid prices to reduce premium over gasoline substantially

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DON'T MISS: 2018 Lexus RX 450hL hybrid three-row SUV priced from $51,600 At their peak about five years ago, hybrids. Pricing Fuel Economy PricesGas is cheap in the U.S. and has been for years. Hybrids are no longer a cutting-edge or cool technology; they're just another powertrain. The result is that hybrids have been quietly ebbing as a proportion of total vehicle sales.

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV price: electric car starts at $37,495 before incentives (as promised)

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car will carry a price of $37,495 for the base LT trim level, including the mandatory destination charge, before incentives. Pricing plug-in cars Prices EPA RatingsThe Bolt EV Premier model, which will include standard DC fast charging, starts at $40,905 before incentives. The Premier trim includes front and rear heated and leather-appointed seats, a.

2016 87

Oil Prices Ravaged By Financial Turmoil

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Oil prices fell back suddenly over the last few trading sessions, dragged down by some forces beyond the oil market. dollar has helped drive up crude prices for weeks , but that came to an abrupt halt last week. A rebound for the greenback led to a steep decline in oil prices on Friday. The problem for oil is that both oil prices and broader stock indices are seen as overvalued by some analysts. The price slide is due to a general worsening of sentiment.

2018 71

2017 Honda Fit priced, unchanged

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Pricing starts at $16,825 (including destination) for a base LX model with a six-speed manual transmission. Pricing subcompactThe 2017 Honda Fit hatchback went on sale in the U.S. last week with only minor changes. In addition to the manual transmission, a CVT automatic is optional on the LX and mid-level EX model, and mandatory on the top EX-L trim level. DON'T.

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,500; aggressive prices for plug-in hybrid SUV

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Trying to beat luxury competitors who've been at the plug-in hybrid SUV game for a couple of years, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be aggressively priced, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVBefore any federal or state incentives, the base Outlander PHEV starts at just $35,535, with the top-of-the-line GT S-AWC model coming in at.

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What is the maximum electric-car price for mass-market success? Poll results

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A few weeks ago, we asked our Twitter followers how low electric-car prices would have to go for them to succeed in the market. The answers were revealing, because the sweet spot seemed to be around $25,000, the price chosen by half the respondents. Pricing plug-in cars PollsAnother quarter of the survey participants chose $30,000 (not so coincidentally, the effective.

2016 81

Saudis Expand Price War Downstream

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The gross refining margin is nothing but the difference between the value of the refined products and price of the crude oil. In case of Saudi Arabia, the price of crude oil would be extremely low. Is Saudi Arabia likely to win a potential price war against Asian producers of diesel?

Average gasoline prices in US up 13% in 2017 from 2016, but lower than in 2015

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US regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.41 Higher crude oil prices in 2017 contributed to higher gasoline prices. Of the 10 cities for which EIA collects data, retail prices in San Francisco were the highest for all but 13 weeks of 2017.

2018 78

Gasoline Prices: Pinned to the Pump!

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Gasoline prices affect EV drivers, too. A bit about oil addiction and how driving electric cars can free us from dependency

2012 107

$75,000 Cadillac ELR Coupe Price Was 'Overestimate', Chief Marketer Says

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Now Cadillac's head marketer has admitted that pricing the compact-sized coupe at $75,000 was. Pricing plug-in cars Prices Range-Extended Electric VehicleThe Cadillac Converj concept, a range-extended electric coupe design, debuted to favorable reviews in January 2009. That was pretty much the last time much went right for the car, which went on sale in December 2013 as the 2014 Cadillac ELR.

2015 63

Hyundai cuts $500 off Sonata Hybrid price

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Hyundai has reduced prices on the 2018 Sonata Hybrid, in an effort to sell more of them. The $500 price cut makes the car one of the most affordable midsized hybrids on the market, according to an analysis by Green Car Reports sister site CarsDirect.com. Only the Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Honda Accord Hybrid cost less. CHECK OUT: 2018 hyundai

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CMU study suggests difficulties in reaching targeted low price points for Li-ion batteries

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Historical prices and future cost predictions for lithium-ion batteries. Like prismatic cells, lithium prices play a small role in the cost of NMC and NCA cylindrical cells.

2016 168

Assembling a Price List

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I always wondered how much this kit really cost me, aside from tools, so I assembled a total parts price list and uploaded it to the Civic-EV Google Group here: [link] I'm a bit surprised I came out below $10K (barely). For those of you who have done conversions, please check my spreadsheet and let me know what I missed. One of the high-wants for the kit was that it would cost Cheers, Tim

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices: hybrid starts at $23,035, electric at $30,335

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showrooms, and we now have pricing information for two of them. car buying Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in carsThe 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the South Korean automaker's first dedicated green model. It will offer three powertrain options in the same body shell: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric. Those models are just now beginning to hit U.S. DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq Electric beats.

2017 70

VW unveils 2019 Jetta at Detroit; MQB-based, lower price

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Despite all the additional premium features and technology, the all-new 2019 Jetta pricing starts at $18,545—$100 less than the outgoing base model. Volkswagen of America, Inc., unveiled the new 2019 Jetta at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

2018 78

English Petrol Prices

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I don't mean to sound rude, but English petrol prices are far far worse than American prices at the moment, we are currently paying 1.20 per litre

2008 89

VW intends to price its ID electric car five-door hatchback aggressively

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Future Cars Pricing VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Volkswagen intends to take on the growing global electric-car market in an aggressive way, given the automaker's range of I.D. electric-vehicle concepts over the last couple of years. While a complete portfolio of electric cars will eventually find their way into production, the first high-volume electric Volkswagen will be a production version of.

2017 66

Lexus prices new three-row RX 450hL hybrid starting at $50,620

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Lexus is pricing the new 2018 RX 450hL three-row hybrid SUV—announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2017—with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $50,620—$1,550 more than its gasoline-engined RX 350L AWD three-rowed sibling.

2018 96

2016 Chevrolet Volt Priced From $33,995, Or $1,195 Lower Than 2015 Volt

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The 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid will be priced from $33,995 when it goes on sale sometime this fall, a GM executive said this morning. The price, which includes delivery, is $1,175 lower than that of the outgoing 2015 Volt. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars PricesThe old Volt lacks the 50-mile range, 41-mpg fuel efficiency, and fifth "seating position" of the 2016 version. DON'T.

2015 64

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Price To Start At $29,270

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That base price--which includes a $900 destination charge--buys a RAV4 Hybrid XLE, one step up from the base LE trim level offered on gasoline models. Green PricingThe 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will start at $29,270, and will be offered in only two of the four trim levels available for its gasoline counterpart. Toyota also skipped the SE trim level for the.

2015 63

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV Price Cut To $25,995; $139 Lease, No Money Down

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The suggested retail price of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV electric car will be cut by $1,650, to $25,995, GM announced today. Chevrolet''s chief global marketing officer, Tim Mahoney, announced the price cut today in a luncheon speech at the Washington Automotive Press Association. California incentives Pricing plug-in cars Prices Maryland Chevy Spark Spark EV compliance car Oregon

2015 64

Opinion: Stop Blaming OPEC For Low Prices

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Instead it pursued a strategy of fighting for market share, contributing to an immediate rout in oil prices. After all, the group has historically coordinated its production levels in an effort to control prices, or at least influence them. by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com.

2015 83

Half of car buyers hate haggling, but Lexus dealers resist fixed prices

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Lexus is about one month away from launching a test of no-haggle pricing at dealerships, which it hopes will entice more buyers. car buying dealers Pricing no-haggle pricingIt's a move that may be viewed favorably by consumers, but it's already meeting resistance from Lexus dealers. A recent survey by car-buying website Autotrader found that as many as 44 percent of consumers don't want to.

Roskill: graphite prices could push higher on tightening markets for batteries & electrodes

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Synthetic graphite electrode prices rose nine-fold through the first three quarters of 2017, increasing from US$1,748/t in January 2017 to a high of US$16,309/t in September, according to Roskill Information Services. Despite some fallback during the winter months, prices remained above US$15,600/t through February and March 2018. Spot prices were reported at up to US$35,000/t through late 2017, although most material is typically sold on a contract basis.

2018 64

2016 Mazda CX-3 Small Crossover Price Starts At $20,000

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That price (which includes the $880 destination charge) buys a base Sport model with front-wheel drive. Pricing subcompact SKYACTIVThe 2016 Mazda CX-3 small crossover will start at $20,840 when it goes on sale in the U.S. this fall. All-wheel drive is available on all models for an additional $1,250. DON'T MISS: 2016 Mazda CX-3 Details, Live Photos, Video: Small Crossover.

2015 63

Today’s Stunted Oil Prices Could Cause Oil Price Shock In 2020

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As oil prices remain unsteady and OPEC continues to make headlines every hour, the world is focused on oil’s immediate future. As Saudi Arabia announces plans to slash production and move their economy away from oil dependency, many industry insiders are predicting that the now over-saturated market will reach an equilibrium with higher commodity prices by 2018 and U.S. by Haley Zaremba for Oilprice.com.

Chu on higher gas prices

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From an exchange about gas prices between Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Florida Republican Cliff Stearns during a House hearing on the proposed climate bill: Stearns to Chu: Last September you made a statement that somehow we have to boost the price of gasoline to the levels of Europe, which at the time exceeded $8 per gallon. As Secretary of Energy would you speak for or against any measures to raise the price of gasoline?

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Opinion: Have Natural Gas Prices Bottomed?

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It has by far contributed to the largest increases in output and has signal handily resulted in the crash in prices. Since traders work on what is incremental, with supply waning and demand increasing sentiment should soon reverse and prices should rise over $3.00

2015 83

Government of Canada announces national plan for carbon pricing

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The Government of Canada has proposed a pan-Canadian approach to pricing carbon emissions; under the new plan, all Canadian jurisdictions will have carbon pricing in place by 2018. To accomplish this, Canada will set a benchmark for pricing carbon emissions—set at a level that will help Canada meet its greenhouse gas emission targets. Provinces and territories will have flexibility in deciding how they implement carbon pricing.

The Next Oil Price Spike May Cripple The Industry

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Two diametrically opposed views dominate the current debate about where the oil price is heading. On the one hand, there is the view that the price of oil will be “ lower for longer ”, or even “ lower forever ”, as the electrification of transport will eat away at oil demand more and more while, at the same time, technological innovation ( shale in particular ) will greatly increase economically recoverable resources. Why the price of oil actually isn’t that low.

2016 Chevy Volt In Pre-Production; Prices To Come Next Month

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Plug-In Hybrids Pricing Chevy Volt plug-in cars Prices The 2016 Chevrolet Volt was officially unveiled at January''s Detroit Auto Show, so there won''t be a lot of focus on the new plug-in hybrid with the 50-mile range at this week''s New York Auto Show. Instead, it''ll be all about the new 2016 Chevy Malibu mid-size sedan, including the new Malibu Hybrid model that uses an adapted version of the Voltec.

Audi prices e-tron starting at €80,000; new Audi Sport e-tron GT promised for 2020

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Audi’s first fully electric series-produced model, the Audi e-tron, will be available in Germany starting at €80,000 (US$98,800), said Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management, at Audi’s annual press conference in Ingolstadt.

2018 96

Tesla nearing limit of $7,500 federal tax credits, which will boost effective prices this fall

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This could effectively raise prices for buyers of the company's critical Model 3. Adding to Elon Musk's headaches this month, Tesla is about to hit the limit on federal tax credits for electric cars. The tax credits, passed in 2008 as part of the Energy Improvement and Extension Act and signed by President George W. Bush, grant taxpayers who buy

2018 67

The 5 Countries That Could Push Oil Prices Up

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Oil prices appear to be stuck in the $50s per barrel, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t serious supply risks to the market. An unexpected disruption could occur at any moment, as has happened in the past, leading to a sudden and sharp jump in prices. Geopolitical tension has been largely irrelevant since the collapse of oil prices in 2014, but it’s making a return now that cracks have emerged in some key oil-producing nations. by Nick Cunningham for Oilprice.com.

EIA: price of gasoline tends to have little effect on travel demand; price elasticity has fallen

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The 28% drop in the US average retail price of gasoline since 23 June may not have much effect on automobile travel, and in turn, gasoline consumption, according to an analysis by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Almost all price elasticities are negative—i.e.,

2014 78

DOE: US gasoline taxes dropped below 20% of total price in 2015

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Fuel taxes in the United States in 2015 accounted for 19% of the price of a gallon of gasoline, down from just under 30% in 1990, according to figures compiled by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Japan’s gasoline taxes were nearly half of the price in those years.

2016 98

Stanford Energy Modeling Forum project confirms carbon pricing can be effective way to curb GHG emissions

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In addition to the standard emphasis on the effects of such policies on emissions, energy prices and macroeconomic performance, the EMF 32 researchers are particularly interested in how fiscal decisions on revenue distribution might also affect these outcomes. The results of this part of the EMF 32 study are consistent with much of the existing modeling literature on carbon pricing in the United States, the researchers said.

2018 73

EVgo simplifies, cuts electric-car fast charging prices nationwide

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Over the next three years, numerous long-range electric cars will come to market at prices below $40,000. That will expand the pool of potential buyers to those interested in plug-in vehicles but unwilling to consider one rated at less than 200 miles. Those new owners will learn the DC fast charging along highways to enable longer road trips. plug-in cars charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Charging stations Charging Networks eVgo charging network

2018 63

Increase in US rig count will not cap oil prices

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The impact of rising oil prices on North American light tight oil (LTO) production is said to be a “Catch 22”, the title of Joseph Heller’s popular 1961 novel set in WWII. Too many analysts continue to believe drilling and service has the same problem with rising oil prices.