Spiking Gas Prices Forcing Consumers to Change Driving, Purchasing Plans


Edmunds.com just released sur­vey results that rep­re­sent con­sumer atti­tudes on the effect of high gas prices on their dri­ving habits and pur­chase plans. Near­ly all are mak­ing lifestyle changes because of high gas prices and have changed how they dri­ve or main­tain their vehi­cles. Near­ly half are dri­ving few­er miles or are com­bin­ing errands to low­er their fuel con­sump­tion. More than one third are already in the mar­ket for more fuel-effi­cient vehi­cles.