Weekly Gasoline Price Update
As of October 3, the price of Regular and Premium were up 7 and 12 cents, respectively, from the previous week. According to GasBuddy.com, California has the highest average price for Regular at $6.31 and Mississippi has the cheapest at $3.03. The WTIC end-of-day spot price closed at 83.63 and is up 9% from last week.
EV Makers Must Partner With Miners to Secure Key Metals
A key lithium producer in Australia, the world’s top supplier, is urging electric car manufacturers and battery makers to become its partners in new refinery projects, arguing their direct financial backing is vital to avoid shortfalls of the material that’s crucial to the clean energy transition.
September S&P Global US Manufacturing PMI™: Slowing Improvement
The September S&P Global US Manufacturing PMI™ came in at 52.0, up 0.5 from the final August figure. S&P Global US Manufacturing PMI™ is a diffusion index: A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector; below 50 indicates contraction.