| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Gasoline prices are only slightly below levels set in 2011 and 2012, according to Energy Department statistics. But even a relatively small decline is enough to dent the used car auction prices of hybrid vehicles and the retained value of electric...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 1:26 PM
A Fort Lauderdale station has filed a lawsuit against a new Broward ordinance that requires it and others to post on signs the highest price of gasoline or diesel offered.
Spector Corp. that owns the Causeway BP at 601 SE 17th St., said the ordinance...
| Jul 14, 2011
Shuddering in anticipation of increasing federal fuel economy standards, luxury car manufacturers that traditionally paid little attention to gas consumption are finally paying heed. Take Nissan's up-market marque, Infiniti, which for 2012 introduced...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 6:00 PM
There will always be a segment of the driving public that feels an undeniable need for speed.
Despite upward fuel-economy pressures from the government and ever-fluctuating gas prices at the pump, there will always be drivers who enjoy the rush of...
| Aug 25, 2011
As the world's first mass-produced gasoline-electric car, the Toyota Prius has become the iPod of hybrids. More than 2 million of these automotive icons have been sold since the Prius was introduced in 1997, with mostly minor changes to its aerodynamic...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Campaigning for office, President Barack Obama promised to do something about high gas prices, but now he is denying he can do much about what Americans pay to drive. He is too modest.
In September 2008, Steven Chu said to The Wall Street Journal:...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:13 AM
Imagine that next week the price of a gallon of gasoline in Maryland went up a nickel or so. This shouldn't be too difficult a stretch the way gasoline prices have been rising in recent months. It may go up two cents or six, or it may stay about the same....
| Jan 5, 2012
Big Benz looked like the sort of blitzkrieg coupe that ought to be locked in the city pound.
After all, in these ponderously PC times, how do you justify a 4,800-pound, two-door Mercedes-Benz — a $166,000 turbocharged coupe with 563 horsepower?...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:54 PM
The recipe for Subaru's compact Impreza is getting a rewrite for 2012.
Previously, it was like a bag of trail mix that skimped on the M&Ms. The Impreza was a hearty, go-anywhere offering that was long on nutrition but short on a key ingredient to sweeten...
| Jan 19, 2012
If you're not ready to buy a more fuel-efficient car, you can still save money in a number of ways in whatever vehicle you drive. Cars.com provides the tips and dispels the myths.
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| Feb 10, 2012
Toyota is expanding the compact Prius lineup to include an even smaller "c" version of the hybrid as well as a plug-in battery-powered model to ensure increased fuel economy.
Ford is adding an all-new midsize 2013 Fusion that includes a hybrid as well as...