| 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...
| Nov 25, 2010
You know you like a car when the only thing you would change is the hard, uncomfortable seats.
Automobiles are the amalgamation of thousands of parts designed and created by hundreds of individuals. Each piece provides an opportunity for the car to...
| Dec 21, 2010
If you're not ready to buy a more fuel-efficient car, you can still save money whatever vehicle you drive.
Revive the classics
The biggest fuel savings comes not from hybrid technology but from the old standards: car pooling and public transportation....
| Jan 13, 2011
Wagons are typically a practical purchase — an investment often dictated by a change in life circumstance. In other words, babies.
As a whole, wagons represent a settling down, a resignation of youth, a reluctant embrace of responsibility as the...
| Feb 3, 2011
Volkswagen recently put on sale the second generation of its mid-size sport utility vehicle, the 2011 Touareg. Sitting at the top of the Touareg line is the $61,385 Hybrid, a vehicle that is eminently capable and well-executed.
Yet, with a single...
| 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....
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The Energy Department's weekly fuel price survey shows $3.941 as the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline. But the number has been driven recently by the East and West coasts, which have the highest prices in the 48 contiguous states.
| Apr 13, 2012
| 6:52 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Prices for gasoline fell below $4 a gallon in the city of Paramount, a sign that high prices may be on the decline across Southern California.
Several stations in Paramount were selling regular gasoline for $3.99 a gallon Thursday...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:48 AM
The price of an average gallon of regular gasoline declined for the third straight day Thursday, putting a crimp – at least temporarily – in one of the fastest and steepest runups in recent memory.
The average price fell 0.8 cent a gallon...
| 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?...