Posts Tagged ‘fuel’

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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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 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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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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Gas Prices Below $3 and Falling

Friday, October 24, 2008 12:31 3 Comments

CNN reported today that gas prices are dropping below the $3 mark, giving American consumers worried about conserving fuel some much needed relief.  This information is based on the Daily Fuel Gauge Report released today by the American Automobile Association (AAA). The national gas price average is now 2.781 a gallon, down 4.1 cents from yesterday and […]

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Bad Mileage Mistakes: Are You Making Them?

Thursday, October 16, 2008 3:02 3 Comments

We all know about the common mileage mistakes that are hard on your wallet, while they waste gas in and out of the city, but are you at risk of making these mistakes? Are you one of the thousands of consumers that don’t get the most out of your gas mileage? Here are a couple […]

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Top Ten Ways to Save Money, Conserve Fuel and Beat Gas Prices

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 16:17 14 Comments

Are you like the thousands of consumers that are trying to increase gas mileage, than this list will help! Here are the top ten ways to cut costs at the pump and save money on gas – all through simple techniques that you can implement today! Are you ready to go easy on your wallet? […]

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The Cheapest Gas Prices in Your Area

Thursday, October 2, 2008 11:03 1 Comment

This is a pretty handy map I found while browsing around the web.   Just enter your city and state or zip code and the map will zoom in on your location and show gas prices at various gas stations in your area.  The map tool is hosted by GasBuddy and relies on various local “spotters” […]

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