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  • A Charger for road and track

    A Charger for road and track
    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...
  • Toyota ratchets up the room with 2012 Prius v

    Toyota ratchets up the room with 2012 Prius v
    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...
  • Gas prices post big jump since last month

     Gas prices post big jump since last month
    As gas prices soared toward $4 per gallon, Fred Price has sought out the best deals at the pump. Even so, the self-employed handyman who drives to jobs throughout Baltimore is feeling the pinch of a more than 40-cent-per-gallon jump in the last month....
  • Gasoline prices manipulated by speculators, not supply and demand

    Gasoline prices manipulated by speculators, not supply and demand
    A recent article ("Pumping Up the Price" Feb. 26) on gasoline prices should make it clear to readers that the price of gasoline is no longer the result of inefficient fuel use or too much demand. Unfortunately the focus of the article was evidently on the...
  • New U.S. rules seek cleaner gasoline

    New U.S. rules seek cleaner gasoline
    The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules today that would slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, one of the most significant steps the administration can take this term toward cutting air pollution, people with knowledge of the...
  • Oil falls below $92 a barrel, a six-month low

    Oil falls below $92 a barrel, a six-month low
    Crude oil futures tumbled to a six-month low overnight amid worries about oversupply in the U.S. and political instability in Greece. West Texas Intermediate futures slumped $2.17 on the New York Mercantile Exchange to $91.81 a barrel in midday trading,...
  • Rolling into summer

    This weekend marks the beginning of summer vacation season for many Marylanders. From graduating students to young families, singles and seniors, the preferred place to be over Memorial Day weekend is generally Ocean City or the nearby Delaware beaches....
  • Feinstein wants federal probe of record California gas prices

    Feinstein wants federal probe of record California gas prices
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is calling for a federal investigation to determine whether “an illegal short squeeze” is responsible for the soaring price of gasoline in California, which hit another record high Monday. With a regular...
  • Soaring gas costs push up wholesale prices 1.1%

    Soaring gas costs push up wholesale prices 1.1%
    Ballooning gasoline prices and high food costs propelled wholesale prices in September to their fourth straight increase, according to the Labor Department. The producer price index for finished goods was up a seasonally adjusted 1.1% last month after...
  • Obama's choice: Higher gas prices, weaker economy

    Obama's choice: Higher gas prices, weaker economy
    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:...
  • O'Malley should call a gas tax special session

    O'Malley should call a gas tax special session
    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....