fuel efficiency

Freakonomics: Doing a U-turn on the gas tax

Feb 20, 2013
The gas tax helps pay for our roads; and we’re not collecting as much money as we need.
Posted In: gas prices, gasoline, fuel efficiency

Detroit Auto Show: Big sales, new models

Jan 14, 2013
Facing ambitious new federal mileage standards, and higher gas prices, automakers are touting ‘fuel efficiency’ at the North American International Auto Show this week.
Posted In: Auto, fuel efficiency, hybrid cars

Tips on making the most of your gas money

Mar 14, 2012
Host Jeremy Hobson stopped by California Automotive to talk to owner Rebekah Fleischaker about how to make your gasoline investment last longer.
Posted In: gas prices, car, fuel efficiency

U.S. edging toward energy independence

Feb 7, 2012
Thanks to new domestic sources and tough mileage standards, America is producing 81 percent of its own energy, according to a new report.
Posted In: Oil, natural gas, energy crisis, fuel efficiency, bloomberg

U.S. market for diesel cars could grow

Jan 6, 2012
New fuel efficiency standards in the U.S. mean that cars that have been popular in Europe for years could be seen more frequently on American soil.
Posted In: sustainability, fuel efficiency, Chrysler, auto sales

Should cars get grades on fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions? Would a grade make you think differently about buying a new car?

Aug 30, 2010
Easy Answer: The EPA has proposed new labels for cars that include a letter grade for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions. The grading scale...
Posted In: Auto, automotive, CAFE standards, car, fuel efficiency, ghgs, greenhouse gases, labels, new labels

Tire rolling resistance standards and your fuel efficiency

Aug 19, 2008
From Cindy Skrzycki's business column at WashingtonPost.com....
Posted In: fuel efficiency, sustainability, tires