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8 Ways to Spend Less on Gas

Whether you're planning a road trip this summer or just want to pare down your expenses, don't overlook the many ways you can save money at the pump.

New Mileage Standards Would Double Fuel Efficiency

To meet the standard, automakers will need to introduce new technology to improve gasoline-powered engines. And they'll need to sell more alternative fuel vehicles. Critics say the rules will add thousands to the price of new cars and make them unaffordable for many.

BP's Prediction: Your Old Car Is Almost Obsolete

When a major oil company predicts that the era of gas-powered cars is coming to an end soon, the rest of us might want pay attention. According to BP, you've got maybe 18 years left before your car is obsolete -- and probably a lot less than that.

5 Offbeat Ideas for Saving on Gas From Our Readers

Gas prices are going up again, and it feels a lot like Groundhog Day: Same old problem, and media outlets are dispensing the same old advice. Not us! Here are the most interesting and innovative ideas our readers offered for reducing your pain at the pump.

10 Tips to Improve Your Gas Mileage

With a gallon of gas approaching -- or even exceeding, depending on your brand -- the cost of a six-pack, millions of Americans are rethinking their...

Unusual Cures for Pain at the Gas Pump

It's almost automatic: As soon as gas prices go up, the media rushes to offer suggestions for saving money on fuel. But rather than recycling all the old familiar ideas, DailyFinance asked its readers for their best suggestions to reduce pain at the pump, and you gave us some unusual options.

General Motors Defends Volt All-Electric Vehicle Claim

General Motors is firing back at the automotive press after critics' assertions that the much-anticipated Chevrolet Volt isn't a true electric car -- rather merely another hybrid, and not particularly fuel-thrifty.

New Mileage Standards Come as Oil Prices Spike

The price at the pump may soon top $3 a gallon thanks to a crude oil rally. The higher prices come as car makers take stock of new regulations that will require them to achieve fuel efficiency of 35.5 miles a gallon 2016 -- an increase of nearly 10 mpg above current standards.