The average price for regular gasoline in the U.S. rose the most in 16 months in August, AAA, the biggest U.S. motoring organization, said today.
The increase was the second-highest for the month of August in AAA records going back to 2000, behind August 2005.
Gasoline reached a 2012 high of $3.936 on April 4, then slid to $3.326 on July 1 before gaining in July and August.
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