The word gasoline has nothing to do with gas, it was a brand knock off of the original Cazeline when a shop owner drew a line on the C to make it a G.
A man in Charlotte, North Carolina spent $1,200 to convert his diesel car to run on vegetable oil. He was fined $1,000 by the state for not paying gasoline taxes, and told he would need to post a $2,500 bond before using the oil.
Americans wasted US$2 billion in 2015 putting premium gasoline into cars that don’t need it.
A gallon of gasoline has 31,000,000 calories.
There is a 100% tax on gasoline in Denmark.
Until the automobile came along in the late 1800s, petrol (gasoline) was largely a waste product and a nuisance to the oil refining industry.