Posts Tagged ‘fuel economy’

The Acura 2013 ILX Hybrid is Announced with Built-In Navigation System

Friday, May 4, 2012 3:02 1 Comment

It might have taken them a while to get on the Hybrid band-wagon, but the Acura brand (owned by Honda) have finally announced that they will be releasing their very own eco-friendly car model. Their first entry into the Hybrid car market will be the Acura 2013 ILX which was announced earlier last month at the Vancouver International Auto Show.

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Top 3 Cars With The Best Gas Mileage In 2008

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 0:33 39 Comments

With gas prices in constant flux everyone shopping for a new car is very cognizant of the gas mileage of the vehicles they are looking at. Car manufacturers themselves have also become very concerned with this and as such have begun developing cars specifically to meet this need. In 2008 three cars stood out from […]

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The Philly Car Show; 2009 Philadelphia Auto Show Begins

Saturday, January 31, 2009 14:33 30 Comments

The 2009 Philadelphia Auto Show starts today, January 31, and runs until February 8, 2009 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Besides all the cool cars and autos from around the world which will be presented at the Philly Car Show, they’ve also got some great events going on. They’ve got a whole list of really […]

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How Hybrid Cars Produce Better Gas Mileage

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 17:16 30 Comments

The computerized Hybrid vehicles detect when to alternate the power from gas to electric. Your benefits are cost effective in fuel or gas, and using a rechargeable battery. In addition, there is less emission produce in hybrid cars opposed to conventional automobiles, which is better for the environment and the economy. Depending on the economy […]

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Rising Gas Prices: Fuel Economy and Your Next Car Purchase?

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 2:31 30 Comments

The Associated Press reported that oil prices fell Tuesday as fresh signs of a deepening U.S. recession trumped tensions in the Middle East and worries over natural gas shortages in Europe. Light, sweet crude for February delivery fell 23 cents, to $48.58 a barrel, in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The five-month slide […]

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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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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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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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Oil Changes, Gas Prices, AC: Better Gas Mileage Answers

Monday, November 3, 2008 12:52 1 Comment

Today I decided to run a question and answer type of blog post, since I read this one over on Mercury News which answered some great questions as to why gas stations of the same brand sell gas at different prices.  By the way, it’s because every gas station gets their gas from different suppliers […]

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