FuelEconomy

40 Miles Per Gallon Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Fuel efficiency is on the mind of a lot of car shoppers these days, and automakers have responded with more vehicles that get 40 miles per gallon -- or better. But that great mileage may not be a great deal for your wallet.

AAA: Motorists Tolls Used for Roads They Don't Use

Tolls are increasingly being diverted to pay for transportation projects and other expenses unrelated to roadways, bridges and tunnels used by the motorists who pay the fees, the nation's largest auto club said Wednesday.

Tomorrow's Camaro: How GM Will Tone Up Classic Muscle Car

General Motors really wants you to love the Chevy Volt, but the GM car everyone actually lusts after is the Camaro. Now, with automakers under pressure to improve fuel economy, GM faces a challenge -- how to update a gas-guzzling icon for a greener world.

Why BP Will Never Be Great Again

BP has big problems, and not just because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the $20 billion compensation fund it set up to pay the victims. The petro-giant has been missing Wall Street's profit targets lately, thanks to sloppy operations and a general trend toward lower gasoline consumption.

How to Put Your Gas Savings into Overdrive

If you're among the 39 million Americans on the road for the Fourth of July weekend, you're burning up hard-earned money with every mile. Pump prices were still averaging a hefty $3.55 a gallon across the nation for regular on July 1, so it's time to fuel up on gas-saving tips.

Maybe you should buy an SUV after all?

Earlier this week I wrote about the declining value of used SUVs in the face of soaring gas prices -- a 3-year old SUV in 2008 i worth considerably...

Planning for $7 a gallon gas

It's not out of the realm of possibility that gas could rise to $7 a gallon within the next several years. I'm skeptical about that, but then, I...