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Keeping gas prices honest

Editor's review Page 2 of 3

Published 9 Apr 2012

[cont'd] the most recent prices at consumers now are able to locate the most inexpensive fuel price in the city and fill up on a budget. The fuel prices listed on are intended to be based on the price of Regular Unleaded Gasoline and Number 2 diesel fuel. The data base is designed to remove prices from display 72 hours after the time that they were entered which helps to keep the price data as current as possible. The GasBuddy system is designed to access the database from a remote location and displays the current local low and high fuel prices.
With fuel producing countries like Iran dangling a piece of string in front of the rest of the world to keep fuel prices high it seems an end to the spiraling gas prices doesn't seem likely just yet. At first, gas prices were seemingly kept at bay by the competitive nature of price comparison but it seems that some companies are now taking advantage at the confusion of customers to simply match the prices of their nearest competition. On the other hand, there are plenty of gas stations that stick to the rules and can be charging as much as 20% less and they may be located in the next suburb, for all you know. GasBuddy is a free app that let's you identify those cheaper gas stations and save yourself a packet as well as keeping the rest...