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  • Survey: Texters Make Most Annoying Drivers

     
    The roads are full of annoying motorists, and navigating the sea of distracted drivers can be dangerous and maddening. There are the tailgaters, the turn-signal averse, the left-lane hoggers ... the list goes on ... and on. But what behavior...
  • Unemployment near 10 percent

     
    by Don Lee The nation's jobless rate unexpectedly jumped last month to a 26-year high of 9.7 percent, up from 9.4 percent in July, the government reported today, as employers shed 216,000 jobs over the month. The August job cuts...

    At Highway Speeds, Mileage Drops More for Fuel-Efficient Models

     
    The EPA fuel ratings are a useful tool for generally judging what kind of mileage one can get out of a car, but real-world driving often changes the formula due to a number of variables. One such variable is the...

    Study: Consumers Interested in Plug-Ins, But Not Paying For Them

     
    A study found that 48 percent of prospective car buyers are either ???extremely??? or ???very??? interested in purchasing a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that can go 40 miles on a single charge, according to Pike Research, which studies clean...

    Car Buyers Will Still Strongly Consider American Brands

     
    A Consumer Reports survey found that 80% of car buyers will consider a model built by one of Detroit???s automakers. Compare this to only 50% who say they will consider an Asian or European brand. The biggest winner in the...