US gasoline prices set new record

US gasoline prices set new record

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May 10, 2022

Gasoline prices at the pump in the US hit a new all-time record on Tuesday, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA).

New Delhi, 10 May 2022

As per news report of, the average retail cost of a gallon of gas hit $4.374 early on Tuesday, the AAA said, surpassing the former record of $4.331, set in March. The increase is mainly due to the high cost of crude oil, which was hovering near $100 per barrel last week and is now closing in on $110, the association explains on its website. Futures of Brent crude, the main global benchmark, have actually dropped 7% since March 30. As a result, gas prices ticked slightly lower in April but are now up roughly 10%.

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