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Despite Conflict, Gas Prices Are Stable And Trending Downward

Despite Conflict, Gas Prices Are Stable And Trending Downward

There's conflict in the Iraq and other oil-producing regions. At the same time, U.S. demand for crude oil is at record highs. That sounds like fuel for a run-up in gas prices. Yet they've been almost eerily stable; they're even falling somewhat in most places, and they've been on a downward trend... read more

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Georgia Is The Most Expensive State For Car Owners: How Does Your State Stack Up?

It's no secret: buying a car is a major investment. Sadly, shoppers often become fixated on the purchase price of a vehicle, forgetting that the cost of ownership includes... read more August 21, 2013 by  6


 
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Gas Prices Plummet: How Low Will They Go?

Here's a bit of good news for folks looking to squeeze in a last-minute summer road trip: the price of gasoline is plummeting. But how much further will it fall? According to... read more August 12, 2013 by  7


 
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Gas Prices Could Soar In August, According To Analysts

Typically, fuel prices spike in the spring and the fall, as refineries stop making one seasonal blend of gasoline and start making another. The changeover produces an... read more July 12, 2013 by  2


 
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Better Gas Prices & Housing Sales Give Trucks & SUVs A Boost

Official auto sales stats won't be released until tomorrow, but early signs point to strong numbers for April -- particularly in the truck and SUV segment. Not so long ago... read more April 30, 2013 by  0


 
'Diesel fuel only' caution on Audi Q7 TDI

Catch-22: If Diesel Sales Boom, Will Their Cost Advantage Bust?

To a very small, select group of enthusiasts, diesel cars or utility vehicles have a lot of allure, with their strong, fuel-efficient engines and, for the most part, a great... read more March 2, 2013 by  17


 
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Americans Will Pay An Average Of $3.55 Per Gallon Of Gas In 2013

This year, you may end up paying more for gas than you'd thought -- at least, if the Department of Energy's projections hold true. Last month, the DOE predicted that... read more February 13, 2013 by  0


 
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If Gas Goes Up $1, What Does It Mean For Auto Sales?

When gas prices go up, what happens to auto sales? You might have a few hunches -- and a couple may be correct -- but according to Experian Automotive, you'd likely find some... read more February 8, 2013 by  3


 
Tesla Model S Alpha build

Illegal Tesla Showrooms, Gas Prices In California, Nissan Leaf Batteries: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Lincoln discussed what it hopes to accomplish with the 2013 MKZ, and we spied the 2014 Infiniti G37. Gas prices in California continued to rise... read more October 9, 2012 by  1


 
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As California's Gas Prices Hit $4.67, The Governor Steps In

If you live in California, you're already accustomed to high gas prices, but to see those prices surge more than $1 per gallon in a week? That's extreme, and Governor Jerry... read more October 8, 2012 by  4


 
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2014 Infiniti G37, Tesla Model S Warranty, BMW And Mercedes Recall: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, a 2012 Tesla Model S buyer worries about his electric car's warranty., Both BMW and Mercedes-Benz announced recalls. We drove the 2014 Aston... read more October 8, 2012 by  0


 
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Mississippi, Oklahoma Make Life Miserable For Motorists

Back in May, we gave you our picks for the best (and worst) states for drivers. Now, another organization has compiled a similar list, and we're intrigued to see some overlap... read more September 17, 2012 by  9


 
The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids

Driverless Cars, Gas Prices, New VW GTI: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we cover a new potential threat posed by autonomous cars, tell you why gas prices aren’t heading down and spill the beans on a lightweight... read more September 12, 2012 by  3


 
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No, Seriously: When Will Gas Prices Drop?

A month ago, Americans paid an average of $3.69 for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline. Today, we're paying $3.84. What gives? Isn't this the time of year when gas prices... read more September 11, 2012 by  12


 
Fuel economy of new vehicles, October 2007 - August 2012 (from UMTRI)

Average Fuel Economy Ticks Up Again In August: Coincidence?

Earlier this year, the average fuel economy of new cars sold in America hit a record high of 24.1 mpg. That was in March, when many analysts though that gas prices were... read more September 7, 2012 by  5


 
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Want To Steal Gas In Public? You Might Get Away With It

Long before gas prices climbed into $3 territory, stealing the stuff has been going on. With older cars, the process was fairly straightforward: drop one end of a hose into... read more June 25, 2012 by  1


 
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