NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - U.S. gasoline demand last week ran 2.2 percent below the same period a year ago despite lower prices at the pumps, MasterCard SpendingPulse said on Tuesday. Gasoline demand averaged about 9.4 million barrels a day for the week ended Aug. 21 as the weak economy kept a lid on summer vacation plans. "The economy is the biggest issue. Fewer people have to commute, now even though the payroll numbers are getting better," said Michael McNamara, vice president of ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"US gasoline demand down 2.2 percent from year-ago" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.