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  • How Often Should You Change the Engine Air Filter?

     
    Vehicle maintenance schedules vary on how often the air filter should be changed. On most Chevrolet engines, for example, the recommended interval is every 45,000 miles, but Ford says it should be done every 30,000 miles on many of its......
  • Fly or drive – what's the better deal?

    Fly or drive – what's the better deal?
    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...
  • Review: Tesla's electric Model S is a truly competitive premium sedan

    The Tesla Model S may be a silent car, but other automakers will no doubt hear it coming. In its first crack at a premium sedan, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker has matched or beaten the likes of the Audi A7 or Mercedes-Benz CLS — products...
  • Tesla share jump on cryptic tweet by Elon Musk

    Tesla share jump on cryptic tweet by Elon Musk
    No stranger to leveraging his Twitter presence to maximize attention for his electric car company, Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk sent his company's stock up 2.5% on Monday with a single, cryptic tweet. "Really exciting @TeslaMotors announcement...
  • Chevy Spark EV lease highlights electric-car price cuts

    Chevy Spark EV lease highlights electric-car price cuts
    General Motors is joining the electric-car price war with a lease deal on the Chevrolet Spark EV at $199 a month. The deal, announced this morning, follows the recent offerings of $199 leases on Nissan’s Leaf – a big price drop after two...
  • Will flex fuel save you money?

    Will flex fuel save you money?
    Spikes in gas prices often turn attention toward alternative fuels. Ethanol alcohol, in the form of E85, is occasionally in the news due to political debates, automotive marketing and the controversial rise in global food prices. GM (the largest...
  • Palm Beach County government pushing solar energy

    Palm Beach County government pushing solar energy
    Solar panels could help power the Palm Beach County Governmental Center in a bid to encourage more local homes and businesses to turn to alternative energy. The county is participating in the federal government’s "Rooftop Solar Challenge," which...
  • Burb's Eye View: Keeping the city ahead of the energy curve

    The U.S. Department of Energy could learn a thing or two from the researchers and power-company employees of Burbank. While the nation’s energy policy slowly, laboriously trudges toward sustainability and cleaner energy practices, Burbank Water and...
  • The secret is out in Oak Ridge

    The secret is out in Oak Ridge
    OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The poster's hush-hush tone said it all: "What you see here, what you do here, what you hear here, when you leave here, let it stay here." Here in the rolling hills of eastern Tennessee, America built one of three secret cities...
  • Getting a charge out of Burbank

    Getting a charge out of Burbank
    Tim Hebb lives about two miles from downtown Los Angeles, so charging station locations for his all-electric Nissan Leaf factor in heavily when planning leisure activities to other areas in the region. The vehicle can travel 75 to 100 miles per charge,...
  • Proposed Virginia budget does not include money for JLab

    Gov. Bob McDonnell did not fund a request of $16 million by Jefferson Science Associates to expand Jefferson Lab. The group is trying to make a case that the U.S. Department of Energy nuclear physics research center in Newport News is the right place for...