Falling gas prices have brought a little bit of holiday cheer at the gas pump where many in the region had grumbled while the price of unleaded hovered around the $4 mark.
The average price of unleaded regular has dropped to $3.75 a gallon in the Buffalo area, down from $3.89 a month ago, according to GasBuddy.com, which tracks gas price trends across the country. Nationally, the average price was down to $3.27 a gallon as of Saturday.
The downward trend can be attributed to two things, according to Gregg Laskoski, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com.
Looks like Saturn will be the third GM car brand to disappear. According to news sources, GM was unable to strike a deal with Penske to buy Saturn and production of the Saturn line will stop in the very near future. The good news is the plants that manufacture Saturns also manufacture other GM brands and those jobs will be preserved!
As I made my way down Grace Street a few minutes ago, a mini van was taking their half out of the middle of the road and more. I am always amazed that people still drive these jumbo vehicles that waste gas and more often than not, they can’t drive because it’s too big. Parking must be a bee.