The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Gasoline Price Now Higher Than Year Ago

April 15, 2014

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.

The national average price of gasoline climbed 5.5 cents to $3.651 per gallon and is now more costly than it was at this time a year ago, according to federal data.

Driven by spiking ethanol prices, gasoline continued its upward march that began in early February for the week ending April 14, reports the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Gasoline costs 10.9 cents more than it did during the comparable week in 2013.

During the week, gasoline prices rose in eight of the nine U.S. regions tracked by the EIA, falling only in the Rocky Mountain region where it lost a scant eight-tenths of a cent. Gasoline costs at least $3.50 per gallon in 35 of the 50 states, according to AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report.

Meanwhile, the price of diesel fell seven-tenths of a cent to $3.952 per gallon during the week. The price of diesel is now 1 cent higher that it was a year ago.

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.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

Don Kreft, a sales and management executive in the fleet management industry since 1965, served as president/CEO of LeasePlan USA from 1986 through 2000.

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