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Re: [SLE] Warning to Americans!
  • From: "Theo v. Werkhoven" <twe-suse.e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 21:37:48 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060501193748.GA11989@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sun, 30 Apr 2006, by david.wright@xxxxxxxxxxxxx:

> Am Sonntag, 30. April 2006 13:30 schrieb James Knott:
> > David Wright wrote:
> > > Am Sonntag, 30. April 2006 02:58 schrieb Thomas Edward Beasley Junior:
> > >> On Sat, 2006-04-29 at 20:44 -0400, Mike wrote:
> > >>> People complained about gas being confusing but most people I know
> > >>> either buy a tank full, or $20 worth.
> > >>
> > >> Where are you buying gasoline (petrol) these days!!??? I drive a Dodge
> > >> Caravan and here in Florida it takes $40,00 worth of regular to fill up,
> > >> if I stop before the little gas pump lights up. -Tom
> > >>
> > > :-( I haven't seen fuel that cheap since I was a kid :-( the 50L tank on
> > > : my
> > >
> > > Ford Mondeo diesel costs $72, and diesel is around 13c a litre less than
> > > unleaded...
> >
> > Where do you buy your fuel? Last week, I paid the most I've ever paid
> > for gas @ $1.05/L (CDN). It's the only time I've paid over $1. My
> > Taurus holds 66 L.
>
> Well it costs more than that for a litre here in Germany, at the moment my
> local Aral has regular diesel at €1.149 ($1.45) a litre, Ultimate Diesel is
> €1.229 ($1.55) and unleaded is €1.239 ($1.56) ISTR. Luckily I get around
> 5,3L/100 out of the Mondeo (~53mpg), which isn't bad for something of its
> body size (family station wagon). It drops to the mid 40's when I'm doing
> long motorway trips cruising over the 160km/h (100mph) mark.
>
> And Germany is cheap next to England, my brother is currently paying around
> $2 a litre for Petrol and a little more for Diesel.

I'm always getting pretty upset when Shell's claims *our* petrol price
rise because the *USA* citizens are going on holiday, or when BG sneezes,
or when OBL sends another promo-video to Al Jazeera or whatever other
stupid reason the stock-cowboys come up with.

Theo
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