The national average price of gasoline rose 3.3 cents to $3.512 per gallon for the sixth consecutive weekly increase, according to federal data.
Gasoline remains lower than the same week from a year ago by 19.8 cents for the week ending Feb. 10, reports the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Prices again rose in all regions tracked. The highest increase (5.3 cents) came in the West Coast without California. The entire West Coast rose 4.7 cents. As of Monday, gasoline cost at least $3.50 in 25 states, according to the AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report. A week ago, 11 states had an average price above that level.
Meanwhile, the national average price of diesel fuel remained essentially flat, falling five-tenths of a cent to $4.021 per gallon. Diesel costs 6.7 cents less than it did a year ago.
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet