| 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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The biggest fuel savings comes not from hybrid...
| 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...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:50 PM
- Model: Outback 2.5i Premium (four-cylinder/CVT)
- Starting Price: $24,795
- Options: All-weather package (heated front seats, heated side mirrors, windshield wiper deicer, Harman/kardon audio system, Bluetooth wireless device connectivity and...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:50 PM
The midsize sedan is by far the most popular car segment in the U.S., with more than 2 million sold so far this year. So it's no surprise that some of the best-selling vehicles in the country are midsize family sedans, such as the Toyota Camry, Nissan...
| Sep 24, 2011
Smaller vehicles that offer ever-better fuel economy, pleasing practicality and even a little fun is a major theme for 2012 models. These new models ought to make people feel a little better after a year that included a huge earthquake in Japan, a...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Wholesale prices slipped 0.8% last month for the second straight month as gasoline prices plunged.
In its deepest dip since May, the Labor Department’s producer price index fell 0.8% in November after sliding 0.2% in October. The index rose 1.1%...
| Aug 28, 2012
The use of ethanol in gasoline has a long and sordid history ("Food or fuel?" Aug. 3). By the early 1990s, EPA regulations had reduced tailpipe emissions from new cars by over 95 percent of 970s levels, and only about 3 percent of the hydrocarbons in...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Americans' penny-pinching is over, as the tightwad ways of the economic downturn make way for big-spender behavior, according to a new report from Santa Monica-based research group IBISWorld.
Nearly five years after the recession began, consumers are...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Eyeing the Royal Farms sign advertising a gallon of premium gas for $3.99, Taryn Gross-Ojekwe's jaw fell open.
"When it is going to cease?" she said of the price, which has climbed steadily over the past few weeks. "Just within the last few days, it...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:56 AM
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,...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:31 AM
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....