There’s no denying metro Detroiters have been enjoying the low gas prices lately. But that doesn’t mean a 25 cent bump at the pump is going to go unnoticed.
It marks the third consecutive week that the statewide average price has remained below $2.
The plummeting pump prices – now pegged by AAA at $2.13 per gallon on average – have had an “immediate impact on consumer psyche.”
AAA Michigan says statewide gas prices have dropped about 17 cents a gallon in the last week.
The price of gas is lower than it has been in about five years in metro Detroit.
AAA Michigan says statewide gas prices have dropped about 18 cents a gallon in the last week to the lowest average since August 2010.
The Michigan Senate has voted to double the state gasoline tax over four years to raise at least $1 billion to fix roads.
The average price of gas statewide has dropped below $3 a gallon in Michigan for the first time in nearly four years.
Good news for Michigan motorists as AAA Michigan says gasoline prices in the state have dropped about 13 cents in the last week.
Average retail gasoline prices in Detroit have fallen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.40 a gallon.