| Jan 31, 2014
Gas prices have continued to edge lower nationally, falling a little more than a penny the past week, but the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge warns that prices could begin to climb again in February. "This increase is likely to be......
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 2:26 PM
The 2011 Dodge Durango and its sibling the Jeep Grand Cherokee have a lot in common but there are also some significant differences that could easily make the Durango a more appealing choice.
Both are assembled in Detroit, share the same basic...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Not long ago, carmakers were touting hydrogen as the silver bullet for energy independence and environmental redemption. But massive roadblocks to building the hydrogen highway forced automakers to follow detours to other green technologies. Just as no...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Sure, the prices of crude oil -- and gasoline at the pump -- are through the roof, denting everyone’s pocketbook. TV pundits talk grimly about the nation’s overdependence on oil from politically shaky parts of the world, including the Middle...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 9:29 AM
Major automakers are scrambling to strip hundreds of pounds off future pickup trucks to meet new U.S. standards for fuel economy without sacrificing strength or towing capability.
The new mandates take effect in 2016, giving automakers such as Ford and...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Numbers are inevitable when talking about cars. Whether it's dimensions, horsepower, wheel size or seat count, each category has a number attached to it -- and it's often used to trump a competitor.
There's a number Dodge (and other makers of big...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Let's face it: If you're smitten by Mercedes' GL-Class full-size SUV, the recent run-up in prices at the pump probably rates somewhere between insignificant and unimportant in your car search. With seating for seven, the GL-Class is a big SUV -- and it...
| May 31, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Used-car prices are going up, and gas prices remain high.
That makes new small cars with good mileage even more attractive to car shoppers. However, low starting prices under $15,000 don't really translate to the transaction price most buyers face when...
| Jun 26, 2011
Who would take a road trip when gasoline is hovering near $4 a gallon? Well, you might, especially if you're taking the family.
Sometimes it's cheaper to drive. "Driving makes sense if you have three people traveling, heavy baggage or fragile sporting...
| 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:...