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  • Automakers hope to turn tide with fun, practical, fuel-efficient models

    Automakers hope to turn tide with fun, practical, fuel-efficient models
    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...
  • Inflation check: Energy prices fall most since 2009 on gas plunge

    Inflation check: Energy prices fall most since 2009 on gas plunge
    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%...
  • U.S. must abandon corn-based ethanol

    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...
  • Spending spree forecast for homes, cars and restaurant meals

    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...
  • Gas prices continue to rise, unusual after Labor Day

    Gas prices continue to rise, unusual after Labor Day
    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....