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Gas Prices Going Down, But They've Changed Our Lifestyle

Gas Prices Going Down, But They've Changed Our Lifestyle

Gas prices might no longer be on the way up—at least for a little while—but it appears that this time, surging pump prices, combined with the persisting economic conditions, have meant that U.S. families are feeling it more sorely than before. A new Gallup Poll found that Americans are... read more

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2010 MINI Scooter E Concept

High Gas Prices Mean More Scooters On The Road -- But Are They Right For You?

There's been a lot of discussion the past few weeks about gas prices and the effect they're having on vehicle sales. One the one hand, we've seen studies indicating that fuel... read more April 29, 2011 by  10


 
Traffic Jam

What's Bad (And What's Good) About $5-Per-Gallon Gas Prices

It’s no joke that Americans are feeling pain at the pump, with gasoline prices inching up to the $5 per gallon mark in some parts of the country. Pollsters, pundits and... read more April 28, 2011 by  2


 
Gas Gauge

Out-Of-Gas Calls Spike With Higher Prices

Why would any driver delay in the extreme before filling his gas tank? Probably, in an endless search for a lower price per gallon. But could it go deeper than that, like a... read more April 25, 2011 by  1


 
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Kelley Blue Book Wants Hear Your Story For $100 In Free Gas

Kelley Blue Book recently announced the 2011 Brand Image Awards, which are determined by consumer feedback. Now Kelley wants you to tell it your story for a chance to win... read more April 22, 2011 by 


 
Katie G., last year's 2010 Shell V-Power 'Fuel My Passion' finalist

Shell 'Fuel My Passion' Contest Offers Free Gas For Five Years

Worried about high fuel prices? Shell has you covered with its "Fuel My Passion" contest, offering one lucky person five years of free gas. Entering is simple -- all you have... read more April 14, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze preview

Delay Teen Driving, Save On Insurance?

It’s a headline sure to cause a family revolt – if you have a teenager at or approaching driving age, that is. What parent would go so far as to delay their... read more April 6, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

What Will It Take For Electric Cars To Make Great Family Cars?

First, a disclaimer – I’m no scientist, not particularly good at math, and claim no expertise in dissecting voluminous data on the pros and cons of electric... read more April 4, 2011 by  5


 
Corn Ethanol Pump

Collectors, Enthusiasts Bucking E15, Seeking Ethanol-Free Gasoline

Car collectors and hobbyists are among those banding together to try to find alcohol-free gasoline—at a time when the percentage of alcohol in each gallon of typical... read more March 21, 2011 by  6


 
Gas pump

Tip: Yes, You Can Use Less Fuel Without Vehicle Downsizing

For those who drive a lot, or have a relatively thirsty vehicle, and tend to live paycheck to paycheck, the 40-cent jump in gas prices over the past month could be a pretty... read more March 18, 2011 by  16


 
gas pump

Gas Prices Fueling Price Spike On High-Mileage Hybrids, Small Cars

Gasoline prices are on the rise. And as surely as we can say that more Americans will start putting half-tanks into their cars and complaining loudly about the extra $20 or... read more March 16, 2011 by  8


 
Gas pump

Gas Prices Gone Crazy: Thieves Steal Gas By Drilling Into Tanks

Gas prices are rising, and we're all already feeling it at the pump. Political instability abroad and economic instability at home seem to be conspiring to suck our wallets... read more March 1, 2011 by  9


 
2007 Jeep Wrangler X

Jeep Owners Rally For A Recall, But NHTSA Says It's All Internet Hype

Auto recalls are a little like trips to the dentist: time-consuming, frustrating, and even though we know they're food for us, we'd rather avoid them. As such, it's a little... read more February 25, 2011 by  5


 
Author and commentator Tom Friedman, of The New York Times

NY Times Columnist Wants To Raise Gas Taxes, Pay Down Deficit

Thomas Friedman, an op-ed columnist at The New York Times, often fancies himself an expert on the auto industry. He was a huge Toyota fan, lauding the company as the model... read more February 23, 2011 by  18


 
Nielsen graph: gas prices and spending

Nielsen: With Gas Prices On The Rise, Consumers Are Driving And Spending Smarter

In the summer of 2008, banks were sinking, gas prices were soaring, and the recession was looming. Two-and-a-half years later, the banks have recovered (mostly), the... read more January 11, 2011 by 


 
gas pump

Gas Prices To Climb Before Thanksgiving Travel Time

Gas prices have been remarkably stable through this past summer and into the fall. But it looks like that might be due to change. According to experts, it's likely that pump... read more November 8, 2010 by  1


 
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