The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Average Retail Gasoline Price Falls Another 12 Cents

September 27, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline fell 11.9 cents last week to hit $2.378 per gallon as of Sept. 25, the Energy Department's Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported. That's 42.5 cents lower than the average price from a year ago. East Coast prices fell 14.4 cents to $2.384 per gallon, while Midwest prices fell 11.2 cents to $2.207 per gallon. West Coast prices were still the highest in the nation after falling 8.8 cents to $2.718 per gallon, the lowest price in that region since April 3. California prices were also 8.8 cents lower at $2.760 per gallon, which is 18.7 cents lower than this time last year. Retail diesel fuel prices fell by 11.8 cents to reach $2.595 per gallon as of Sept. 25, 20.3 cents lower than last year. This is the sixth week in a row that diesel prices have fallen, the EIA said. Diesel prices dipped throughout the country, with the Rocky Mountains seeing the largest regional decrease of 22.5 cents to $2.827 per gallon. West Coast prices, the highest regional prices in the country, averaged 12.2 cents lower to hit $2.892 per gallon. This is the first time the price has been below the $3 mark since April 17.
Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

Sponsored by

Today, Dan is responsible for the Wheels Services business, which includes services such as maintenance management, accident repair, safety, telematics and fuel management.

Read more

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.

Fuel Calculator

A managed fuel program can help you save time and money and gain control over the way you fuel your vehicles. Determine your potential savings by using our fuel calculator.
Launch Fuel Calculator 

Fuel Prices

U.S. Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Prices.

Launch Fuel Prices 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher