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Win for Checkered Flag Hybrid owners



Checkered Flag hybrid owners saw a big win today.  The terribly unpopular Virginia tax on hybrid vehicles will be repealed.  Here are the details from our friends at The Virginian-Pilot.

Done deal: Virginia House votes to repeal hybrid tax
By Bill Sizemore  January 23, 2014

It?s all over but the formalities: Virginia?s year-old tax on hybrid vehicles will be repealed…
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Hampton Roads gas prices are back on the decline



Gas prices are on a roll here in Hampton Roads.  And, Checkered Flag fans are going to like the direction these numbers are headed.

Hampton Roads gas prices return to downtrend
By Dave Mayfield  The Virginian-Pilot

Gasoline prices dropped - ever so slightly - across Hampton Roads in the past week, AAA said today in its Daily Fuel Gauge Report.

The local average for…
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Gas prices continue to fall in Hampton Roads



Gas prices are on a roll here in Hampton Roads.  And, Checkered Flag fans are going to like the direction these numbers are headed.

Local gas prices fall for fifth straight week
By Dave Mayfield for The Virginian-Pilot

Gas prices in Hampton Roads bucked the national trend this past week by dropping a bit, AAA said in its Daily Fuel Gauge Report…
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Have 2013 gas prices already peaked?



Have we actually already passed the year's gas price peak?  AAA thinks so. 

Gas Prices Nearly 30 Cents per Gallon Less Expensive than Last Spring

    The national average price of gasoline decreased during March for the first time in 10 years, and gas prices now average nearly 30 cents per gallon less than a year ago. The national average should…
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Gas prices across Virginia fell 3 cents this week



According to AAA, gas prices are dropping in Virginia.

Gas prices have fallen by an average of 3 cents per gallon in Virginia over the past week.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the price of a gallon of regular gasoline now averages $3.55 statewide. That's down slightly from the week before and 33 cents lower than a year ago.

Gas prices range…
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Hampton Roads fuel prices on the rise




Any driver in Hampton Roads has certainly noticed the price of gasoline creepin' on back up at our local stations.  Any time I pass a Sam's club, I stop and top off the tank.  You never know when that price is going to jump.  Luckily, Hampton Roads is historically lucky when it comes to gas prices.  We usually hover a few cents below the national average. 

The great news is, more than ever before, Checkered Flag stores offer loads of highly fuel efficient and hybrid vehicles.  If you're looking for the most miles for your money, call us…
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Tips for maximizing your fuel economy



I'm sure all of you have noticed our local Hampton Roads gas prices creeping back up over the past few weeks.  The good news is Checkered Flag, along with Real Simple Magazine, have a few solutions that could help you deal with the unwelcomed increase. 
 
One obvious solution is to decrease your gasoline dependency by trading in your current vehicle for…
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