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    AAA: Pump Prices Still On Decline As Summer Driving Season Ends

    Each week, our veteran radio news journalist, Laura Reynolds, brings interviews with top auto industry execs to CarProUSA. You can hear her latest Auto News shorts right here. In a hurry? Then you'll love these 1-2 minute interview segments.

    Segment Transcript

    I’m Laura Reynolds with CarPro.com. Another week with another price drop for a gallon of gas. The national average price as of September 12th fell seven cents to a national average of $3.71. These prices haven’t been seen at the pump since early March of this year. $3.71 is still more than 54 cents higher than a year ago. AAA spokesperson Andrew Gross credits the recent lower cost for oil for the drop. Gross says quote “Less expensive oil usually leads to less expensive gas for drivers." He continues with "This trend has helped pump prices fall steadily for three straight months and, with fall approaching, more markets could soon see prices below $3 per gallon.”  There’s been a slight uptick in demand for gas the lower oil prices have made filling up cheaper. AAA says typically post-Labor Day summer driving drops off so pump prices will most likely continue to decrease  For more information on these and other vehicles, check out CarPro.com. With Today’s Auto News, I’m Laura Reynolds.  

    *Price Update: Today’s national average as of 9/21 is $3.681.

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