(CBS) — Brian Mitchell drives a service van to job sites all week for Rob-Lynn Power Systems in Lombard. He says they go through 200 gallons a gas a week between three vehicles. He says lower gas prices make a huge difference for his business.
“Big time. Expense wise, we were spending, when it was four dollars a gallon, this thing was $130 to fill it up. Now it’s half that,” he said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Weather Continues; Frost Advisory South Of Chicago
At the Mobile at the corner of North Avenue and Main Street in Lombard, a gallon of gas with car wash is being advertised at $1.54, one of the lowest prices in the area.
“Now that gas is cheap, I’m putting in the special,” said Dale Ohman of Lombard.READ MORE: Churches, Community Groups Hold Mother's Day Ceremony For Justice For Black And Brown People Killed By Police