• AAA projects gas prices to remain low in 2016

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - AAA projects gas prices will stay low in 2016 and perhaps slip even lower than in 2015.

    The organization estimates the average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline will range between $2.25 and $2.45.

    In 2015, the average prices for a gallon of gas was $2.40.

    AAA also said it projects the national average would stay steady or drop another 10 cents in the coming weeks. It said it doesn’t believe the average will go above $3 in 2016.

    For Charlotte drivers, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $1.92, which is the same for drivers across North Carolina.

    South Carolina has some of the least expensive gas in the country at $1.74 per gallon.

    The nationwide average is $1.99.

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