Initiatives to limit public interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic has kept demand for gasoline low the past several weeks, a trend expected to continue next month even as businesses in some parts of the U.S. begin to reopen, experts say.
The national gas price average is $2.95, down by two cents for the week beginning June 4, AAA reports. This is the first time there has been a decrease in the national average since mid-March, AAA said. The drop follows the latest Energy Information Administration report showing consistently strong demand. “Nearly 80 percent of Americans […]