Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Nationwide Gas Prices Fall; Drivers Still Drive Less

Friday, December 12, 2008 23:42 7 Comments

I don’t think it’s news to anyone that gas prices are continuing to fall.  Even though we thought the end of the gas price decline was near, it appears prices won’t be going back up anytime soon. What is news, however, is that Americans are driving less than they were when gas prices were high.  […]

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The Mercedes Shark II; Would You Donate it to Charity?

Monday, December 1, 2008 22:11 15 Comments

Let’s take a little break from talking about fuel economy – in fact, let’s just forget for a minute that you cared about how many miles per gallon your car got and can afford a $100,000 car – because it seems everyone is talking about the Mercedes Shark II.  It’s an amazing car, born from […]

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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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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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Russia And Iran Form Gas Cartel; Evil Axis Controls US Fuel

Monday, October 27, 2008 21:55 1 Comment

OK, first the really good news.  CNN reported yesterday that gas prices dropped so much over the past 2 weeks (.53 cents) that they’ve set another record.  And gas prices will continue to drop, albeit at a slightly slower pace.  That’s good news whether you’re getting 10 miles to the gallon with a v8 SUV […]

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