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Stats show Americans not that into driving anymore

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Driving in America has stalled, leading researchers to ask: Is the national love affair with the automobile over?
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Commentary: “EVs, hybrids & diesels! Oh my!”

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If we’re really serious as a country about curbing emissions and altering driving behaviors for the betterment of the environment, let’s be prepared to make tough choices and institute real measures to encourage those positive shifts in individual behaviors.
Exterior shot of the Corner Store at UTSA Boulevard and I-10 West. Corner Stores are spinoffs of Valero Energy Corporation and will be managed under a new company, CST Brands, Inc. (Kin Man Hui/San Antonio Express-News)

Valero’s convenience store spin-off reports slight revenue drop

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Customers may see new soda and electronic cigarette offerings at some of CST Brands Inc.’s convenience stores as the San Antonio-based company aims to increase same-store sales in the second half of the year.
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US gas prices drop 8 cents over past 2 weeks

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The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has fallen about 8 cents over the past two weeks.
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AAA: Gas prices jumped in July; Aug. could rise higher

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Gasoline prices jumped 14 cents per gallon in July, making this the third most expensive summer driving season so far, according to AAA.
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Pump price nearly flat for the week, but up from ’12

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A gallon of regular gasoline in Houston averaged $3.54 Thursday.
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A gas station attendant pumps gas, in Portland, Ore.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Commentary: Controlling our own destiny on gas prices

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America is on track to take more long-term control over its destiny with gasoline prices, as we continue to realize the benefits of increased domestic oil and natural gas production.
Prices for three grades of gasoline are posted in front of a service station Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in Bellevue, Wash., near Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Lawmakers debate cause of rising gas prices

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During a Senate committee hearing Tuesday, some speakers took aim at the federal renewable fuel mandate to explain high gas prices. Others blamed refinery outages and the global crude market for keeping oil and gasoline prices high, even as domestic oil production rises.
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Gasoline prices surge nationwide

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Gasoline prices surged across the country over the last week, jumping especially high in Houston as crude oil prices soared.
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In 1776, energy was rooted in wood

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Biofuel mandates may give trees a renewed, if small, role in providing U.S. energy.