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Auto industry groups have been saying that hitting fuel economy standards is unattainable due to the popularity of gas-thirsty large vehicles, but Consumer Reports has reached a different conclusion. With federal agencies and California releasing a fuel economy midterm technical report last month, there have been a lot of media quotes from auto industry groups […]

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The percentage of hybrid and electric vehicle trade-ins applied to the purchase another hybrid or EV took a huge hit in the past year, according to Edmunds.com. Only 27.5 percent of these trade-ins on used hybrids and EVs went toward the purchase of another hybrid or EV this year. That was down from 38.5 percent […]

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It’s a crazy world we live in where gasoline costs less than milk or even bottled water, but this isn’t something out of a Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale, it’s reality in America today. From roughly the middle of last year, fuel prices have been steadily falling. According to GasBuddy.com, the national average for a gallon […]

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates fuel prices could drop as low as $2.29 per gallon for gasoline and $2.87 for diesel. The department released its predictions this month in its annual Short-Term Energy Outlook with analysis for 2015 and 2016. “U.S. regular gasoline retail prices, which averaged $3.36 per gallon in 2014, [will] […]

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One sure-fire way to grab the mainstream Web surfer’s attention is a good-old sound-bite of a headline proclaiming a superlative and simplistic statement such as “cheapest and most expensive cars to drive.” People love lists; they love competitions that clearly show winners and losers. And many are interested in cars, saving money, and they like […]

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If things go the way the CEO of Gulf Oil predicts, by the time of the holidays this year, the price for a barrel of oil could be half of the present $105 it is today, but don’t expect a stocking stuffer of half-priced gasoline. The reason for oil to drop into the $50 range […]

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