Monday, April 8, 2013
The cheapest gas in the Farmington-Farmington Hills area is $3.52 per gallon according to Michigan Gas Prices.com.
AAA Michigan is reporting that gasoline prices have fallen roughly 4 cents during the past week to a statewide average of about $3.65 per gallon. The auto club said Monday that the average price at the pump is about 28 cents per gallon less than last year at this time. Of the cities it surveys, AAA Michigan found the cheapest price for self-serve unleaded fuel is in the Marquette area, at about $3.55 a gallon. The highest average is in the Ann Arbor area, at $3.68 a gallon. According to Michigan Gas Prices.com, the cheapest gas in the Farmington-Farmington Hills area is $3.52 a gallon, located at the Speedy at 29372 Grand River Ave. and Middlebelt Road. For more information on gas prices and road conditions in Farmington and Farmington …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
According to AAA, metro Detroit gas prices have jumped nearly 40 cents over last month.
Remember when we were talking about how low gas prices were in December? Well, those days are over. According to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the price for a gallon of regular gas in metro Detroit has jumped by more than 39 cents since the beginning of January. The trend reflects record-setting increases nation-wide, AAA Federal Relations Manager Avery Ash writes: "The 17-cent increase since last Monday is the most dramatic one-week spike in nearly two years and the twentieth largest weekly increase of the 21st century." Find low Farmington-area gas prices on our Commute page. And please share where you're finding low prices with a comment on this story. Then, take a look at the big events on our calendar today, as well as those for…
Monday, December 17, 2012
Local gas prices have dropped below $3.20 per gallon. Where are you finding the cheapest gas?
According to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report, the average price for a gallon of regular gas in Detroit is down about 30 cents from a month ago, and Farmington area gas stations are dropping even below the $3.267 metro area average. The Valero gas station at Grand River and Orchard Lake was charging $3.13 per gallon Sunday night, while low prices listed on Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch's Commute page were $3.20 at three Farmington stations (Sunoco, 22063 Farmington Rd.; Speedway, 33430 W. Eight Mile; Valero, 33330 W. Eight Mile) and $3.30 in Farmington Hills (Citgo, 29024 Grand River). Where are you finding cheap gas? Share the locations with a comment below, then check out the events posted on today's calendar, plus events for which you'll…
Monday, October 29, 2012
While Michigan gas prices are dropping, analysts remain unsure how the East Coast storm will affect them.
AAA Michigan reports gas prices around the state have dropped from $3.507 last week to $3.490 this week. Gas prices at some stations in the Farmington area are even lower, with Valero at 31233 Grand River and Marathon at 32340 Grand River at $3.33 and $3.35, respectively. But will prices stay low in the wake of Hurricane Sandy? Industry analysts are watching the storm to see whether it will have an impact on local gas prices. While oil refineries on the East Coast have shut down — a move that could drive gas prices up — a report from Business Insider says with fewer drivers on the road, the storm could actually weaken demand for gas, thereby keeping prices low. “With Hurricane Sandy headed for East Coast, there are a number of …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The cheapest gas in the Farmington area today is $3.89 per gallon, and prices are expected to continue falling in coming weeks.
The average price for a gallon of gas is slowly starting to fall after hitting a seasonal peak of $3.87 on Sept. 14, according to the Wall Street Journal. AAA reports the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.79 today; one year ago today, the national average was $3.50 per gallon. “Retail gasoline prices have slowly been drifting lower since we hit a late summer peak of $3.8708 a gallon on Sept. 14,” Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), told the Wall Street Journal. He added that gas prices could fall into the $3.70s this week. In Farmington, you can find the cheapest gas at the Grand River and Power Marathon station, which is currently charging $3.89 per gallon of …
Monday, August 27, 2012
AAA officials have said that Tropical Storm Isaac -- soon expected to become Hurricane Isaac -- may cause gas prices in Michigan to rise 25 cents a gallon.
Michigan gas prices are expected to rise 25 cents a gallon by this time next week. Officials from AAA have said that Tropical Storm Issac, which is currently ripping across the Gulf of Mexico, will shut down offshore oil rigs. The National Hurricane Center has predicted that the tropical storm will become a hurricane on Tuesday with 74 to 95 mph winds. It is expected to hit from an area southwest of New Orleans to the edge of Florida's panhandle. The cheapest Farmington area gas prices as of Monday evening were $3.90 at the Marathon, 9 Mile and Middlebelt, and $3.94 at the Speedway, 12 Mile and Halsted. Tropical Storm Isaac targeted a broad swath of the Gulf Coast on Monday, bearing down just ahead of the seventh anniversary of Hurricane …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Here's a list of things to remember about the mid-week holiday.
Tomorrow's federal holiday means changes to trash pickup, government building closures and more in Farmington and Farmington Hills. Here are some important things to keep in mind: While there are no local displays of fireworks, you don't have to travel far to find one. We've published a list of area events here. If you want to set off fireworks in your own backyard, a new state law allows you to shoot off airborne fireworks, like roman candles and bottle rockets. You can buy fireworks locally; temporary permits have been issued for businesses at 32905 Northwestern Hwy., 35000 Grand River and 39045 Polo Club #202. Fourth of July travelers are getting a break this year with gas prices taking a dip before the holiday. According to AAA, the …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
This year's holiday weekend ranks as the third costliest for a gallon of unleaded gasoline, AAA reports.
While gas prices are known to skyrocket around holidays like Memorial Day weekend when travel rates are higher, local motorists might have seen some mercy at the pump lately. That is, if you’re comparing it to recent times. Monday’s AAA fuel report showed the average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Metro Detroit was $3.67, down a few cents from the week before. In Michigan, the average was $3.72. The national average of $3.65 for a gallon of unleaded gasoline is down 16 cents from one year ago and down 29 cents from this year’s peak, according to AAA. Despite these drops, though, this year’s average is the third-highest price on record for a Memorial Day weekend. The highest AAA recorded was early May last year, when we were …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The average price per gallon in Michigan has risen $0.07 in the past week, according to AAA Michigan.
Metro Detroit gasoline prices shot up seven cents per gallon in just one week, running an average of $4.04 per gallon Monday, according to AAA Michigan. For Farmington and Farmington Hills motorists, $4 a gallon gas is nothing new; a number of local stations broke that barrier last week. Motorists are now spending between $3.93 and $4.19 for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Farmington and Farmington Hills, and many parts of Michigan are also now paying more than $4 per gallon. The state set a record last May, when the average price hit $4.26 a gallon. Check out our Commute page to find the best local gas prices.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Local prices have risen above the state average.
Gas prices at many Farmington and Farmington Hills stations have risen above $4 a gallon, higher than the current state average reported by AAA Michigan. According to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the average price for regular, self-serve gas is $3.97 state-wide yesterday. Local averages were $4.082 in Farmington Hills and $4.081 in Farmington, as reported in the AAA Fuel Price Finder. The sites report Michigan's average price has increased 20 cents over the past month; locally, the increase is just under 30 cents. With the cost of filling up the tank creeping upward, we're wondering: