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Ouch: Our Cars Earn Just 4 MPG More Than They Did 92 Years Ago
Ouch: Our Cars Earn Just 4 MPG More Than They Did 92 Years Ago

Fuel economy is a hot topic among auto shoppers Even with today's lower pump prices, efficiency remains one of the top criteria for folks in search of new rides. After more than a century of making cars, you'd think that the auto industry might've made serious headway on the fuel economy front, but...Read More»

Google's Self-Driving Prius
Study: People Don't Want Autonomous Cars To Do All The Driving

By now, everyone seems to understand that autonomous cars are the way of the future. Self-driving vehicles promise to reduce the number of automobile accidents on our roads, keep traffic humming along, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ALSO SEE: Another Study Agrees: Autonomous Cars Will...Read More»

Driving stats compiled by Michael Sivak, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Another Study Confirms That Driving In The U.S. Peaked In 2004

Back in May, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) published a study that showed Americans are driving less. The PIRG study made a number of intriguing claims, all of which pointed to the fact that driving in the U.S. peaked in 2004. And due to a range of factors -- notably, the increased...Read More»

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