Archive for November, 2008

Driving to Thanksgiving Dinner is Different This Year

Thursday, November 27, 2008 10:21 4 Comments

The good news this Thanksgiving for commuters is gas prices are down.  But even though gas prices are down, cut in half since the summer, fewer Americans will be on the roads driving to Thanksgiving Dinner this year. CBS News reports: Nationally, the AAA says 41 million Americans were expected to travel more than 50 […]

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Gas Prices below $2; The End is Near

Monday, November 24, 2008 7:46 4 Comments

CNN reported yesterday that the end of the gas price drop is probably near, citing the Lundberg Survey as the source.  The average price of gas dropped over 30 cents in the past 2 weeks, dropping below $2 for the first time in almost 3 years. “The average price of self-serve, unleaded gasoline on Friday in […]

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Video: Green cars at the LA Auto Show

Saturday, November 22, 2008 18:30 9 Comments

Video review of Electric cars, Hybrids and other Green car technologies seen in this video from the LA Auto Show. Source: Ventura County Star The Los Angeles Auto Show still knows how to trot out the eye candy: banks of multicolored rock concert lighting, attractive models in seductive poses in front of machinery and, of […]

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Top 3 Choices for Hybrid Vehicles 2009: Insight, Escape and Accord

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 20:43 5 Comments

Hybrid cars are increasing in popularity as consumers are wishing to cut the costs of fuel. With the economy and fuel prices in a state of upheaval, many customers are willing to spend the extra two to four thousand dollars and get a better bang for their buck, especially at the pump! Here are the […]

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Site Review: STiBlog.com, Showcasing the World of Subaru Enthusiasts

Sunday, November 16, 2008 12:00 3 Comments

If you’re into any kind of Subaru, especially the STi, then STiblog.com is the site for you.  They’ve got pictures and videos on some of the latest and sportiest Subaru models, with some feature articles on the more popular models such as the 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STi “Spec. R” and the 2007 Pure White […]

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Site Review: Mazda3Zone.info, The Mazda 3 Zone

Saturday, November 15, 2008 8:50 5 Comments

It’s Saturday, so why not review another website?  This unique blog, www.mazda3zone.info, is dedicated to only one car – the Mazda 3.  Pretty specific – it must be a popular car if it’s got a blog dedicated to it.  The site promises to have everything you ever wanted to know about the Mazda 3, with […]

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Site Review: CarPlanetOnline, The World of Cars & Automobiles

Saturday, November 15, 2008 8:33 4 Comments

Here’s an interesting blog I thought I’d share with you about “The World of Cars and Automobiles” called CarPlanetOnline.com.  They certainly have some valuable info about cars and autos in general, but I also noticed they had some good car reviews.  What caught my eye in particular, since I’m interested in hybrid cars, alternative fuel and […]

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Is This Gas? FlexFuel, E85 Ethanol, and BioFuel Explained

Friday, November 14, 2008 11:18 11 Comments

I recently noticed a 2009 Chevy Impala which had a “FlexFuel” designation on its trunk.  Underneath, in small letters, it said “E85 Ethanol.”  I asked the driver if he knew what that meant, and he said “No.”  I couldn’t believe it – he didn’t know the what the flex fuel designation meant on his own car!?!  It […]

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Cars with the Best Gas Mileage Tested

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 9:56 14 Comments

Cars.com announced yesterday the results of it’s gas mileage car tests, and the results are interesting.  The cars tested were: 2008 Ford Focus SES sedan: 2.0-liter four-cylinder, five-speed manual; 24/35 mpg city/highway (28 mpg combined) 2009 Honda Civic EX-L sedan: 1.8-liter four-cylinder, five-speed auto; 25/36 mpg city/highway (29 mpg combined) 2009 Pontiac G5 XFE coupe: […]

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Gas Prices Tumble Again; Gas is Cheap again!

Saturday, November 8, 2008 15:55 Comments Off on Gas Prices Tumble Again; Gas is Cheap again!

Gas prices are falling all over the country.  Here is just a sample of some of today’s headlines from different states: Drivers pleasantly surprised by $1.99 gas prices from Illinois Gas prices take another big drop from Los Angeles Hawaii gas prices nearing a year ago’s levels – from Hawaii Gas prices hit 2008 low in […]

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