Belgium $9.20Still whining now that you know gas costs twice as much in each of these countries?
United Kingdom $8.74
United States $4.20
Now consider this, the price of premium gas in the US in January 1996 was $1.27, the price for the countries above was:
Belgium 3.95So what were you doing in 1996 when gas was $4.07 in Germany?
I was living in Virginia and driving a Ford Escort station wagon. I could almost get a full tank of unleaded for $6.00.
On another sad note, General Motors is thinking about selling the Hummer brand! Unfortunately, there are no buyers on the horizon.
Wonder why, it is such a fetching murder-mobile ain't it?
The figures above are compiled by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. HT to the LA Times' BottleNeck Blog.