[Vwdiesel] Diesel prices, diesel vs gas

Terry Briggs vbriggs at stny.rr.com
Fri May 11 01:21:41 EDT 2007

.90 cdn = 1 dollar US
On May 11, 2007, at 12:54 AM, William J Toensing wrote:

> Grass Valley/Nevada City, CA (Sacramento area) $3.05 diesel, gas, 
> regular, $3.27 to $3.41 for stations I periodically monitor for 
> www.gaspricewatch.com . however, around last years election, gas was 
> running around $2.50 & diesel was around $3. Since the election, gas 
> prices have been gradually rising & $4 a gallon is predicted by 
> Memorial Day. If you go to Gas Price Watch & know the zip code, you 
> can find what the price of gas is. Gas in Sacramento is slightly lower 
> than in Grass Valley. Two weeks ago, I drove down to San Diego to 
> attend the Democratic State Convention. Gas in San Diego was then over 
> $3.50 except at Costco where it jumped from $3.24 to 3.28 in 2 days. 
> This is why I hope to get my Dasher diesel up & running so I can start 
> making & using biodiesel. I made the trip to San Diego in my 2001 Ford 
> Focus ZX3 5 speed, averaged 28 MPG, round trip was 1,200 miles.
> FYI in Canada & Europe, 3.785 liters equals one USA gallon. A Canadian 
> gallon is larger than a USA gallon & the last I heard, the Canadian $ 
> was worth a little less than a USA dollar. To compare prices you need 
> to compare apples with apples. That is, what is a US gallon of gas 
> worth in US dollars in Canada or for Canadians, what is a liter of USA 
> gas worth in cdn$? I understand one Euro is worth $1.40 US & an 
> English Pound is now worth $2. What is the current USA to Canadian $ 
> exchange rate now?
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