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TAYLOR, Mich. -- Heading into the July 4th holiday weekend, Atlas Oil Co. supported automaker Hyundai by hosting its $1.49 Hyundai Fuel Fill Up event, a one-day promotion in the country’s three largest cities (Los Angeles, Chicago and New York) where the general public was able to purchase gas at $1.49 per gallon between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. local time.
The Chicago event took place July 1, at the Atlas-owned BP gas station in Hickory Hills, Ill., where 474 consumers taking advantage of the special fuel pricing promotion, during which more than 6,500 gallons of fuel were discounted, the company reported.
"We’re very glad to have partnered with Atlas on this promotion," said James "Jim" Trainor, national manager of product public relations for Hyundai Motor America. "We were looking for a partner with state-of-the-art facilities, impeccably trained team members, and the experience to support such an important event, and Atlas Oil Co. provided us with all three."
With gas prices pushing $3 per gallon during peak summer travel months, Hyundai introduced its Hyundai Assurance Gas Lock, a program that guarantees consumers a year’s worth of gas at $1.49 per gallon on most Hyundai models leased or purchased between July 1, and Aug. 31, 2009.
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