(OilPrice) Americans pay more for gas than they do for vehicles on average, and the Union of Concerned Scientists has set out to demonstrate exactly where all the money goes.
In a recent study, the UCS claims that "your gas money doesn't support your local gas station, nor does it benefit you financially, even if you own oil company stock. Most of the money you spend at the pump goes directly to one place: oil companies."
The UCS breaks it down like this. Of the over $22,000 spent on gas over the lifetime of an average vehicle purchased in 2011 …
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