May 17, 2013

Auto Briefs

Hyundai of Everett holds grand opening; summer gas prices expected to drop


(Courtesy of Hyundai of Everett)

Hyundai of Everett's grand-opening events
This weekend, Hyundai of Everett is celebrating the grand opening of its new dealership at 7800 Evergreen Way, which features more than 4 acres of cars and 26 service bays. To celebrate, the dealership will include two years of free maintenance on any new Hyundai purchased over the weekend. On Saturday, Hyundai of Everett will hand out coupons for $10 oil changes. In addition, there will be barbecue from Longhorn BBQ, special car pricing and concert-ticket giveaways.
NWautos staff


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Some summer relief expected at gas pump

Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas. U.S. production of its own crude oil is booming at such a rate that it is expected to reach levels not seen since 1988, the Energy Department says. More U.S. oil means less of the pricier foreign crude and lower transportation costs, dropping the average price per gallon. However, the large amount of U.S. exports are preventing the savings from being greater.
Los Angeles Times


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