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Gasoline Usage and Prices #252787

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 23, 1977
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(Studio) Vacationers get no relief at gas pumps.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) National gasoline price average is 64 cents per gallon and estimates are that it will go higher. [Auto Club of New York representative Anthony IPPOLITO - says motorists can anticipate another increase during summer.] Supplies of gasoline are up, but so is demand. [Platt's Oilgram Price spokesperson Herb HUGO - says increases will depend on competitive pressures and Federal Energy Administration limits.] FEA rules with regard to pricing noted. Drivers of cars using lead-free gasoline may find some stations out. [SheII Oil spokesperson Gene LOVELAND - cites difficulty in getting lead-free gasoline to all areas at all times.] Indications are that Americans will set record this summer for amount of gasoline used.

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter

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