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Gas-saving tools going up in price

July 10, 2008

The price of eggs, milk, and poultry have already risen due to the high gas prices. Now we’ve got to deal with rising prices of products that are supposed to help us boost gas mileage! What next? A rise in the price of toilet paper?

The products vary from devices that fit inside an engine’s air intake valve to fuel additives. The EPA has tested many of these products and Laura DeMartino (an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission) states that “for the few that worked, the gas savings was so small, it didn’t justify the price.” That isn’t stopping people from buying these products and making their own conclusions.

Everyone is entitled their own opinion whether we like it or not. If you’ve purchased one of these devices let me know what you think!

To read more head over to msnbc.com.