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Have natural gas vehicles failed completely as an alternative to gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles? Analysis from Bloomberg seems to come to that conclusion, citing cheap pump prices and growth in electric vehicles behind it. Going back to 2008 with spiking gasoline and diesel prices, T. Boone Pickens — a giant in the oil and gas […]

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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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