President Obama talked with the Automobile Association of America earlier this week about the rising cost of gas, hybrid and electric vehicles and his very first car. AAA’s first-ever presidential interview The President spoke on energy issues in Cushing, Okla., Wednesday as part of his re-election campaign. Afterward, he had a first-ever presidential one-on-one with Read on! →


Sunday’s assault on Tripoli and the subsequent overthrow of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi could translate into lower gas prices here and abroad in the months to come. The extent of the rebel victory, however, remains uncertain. Prices could drop if supply restored The oil supply in Europe, which provides about half of the U.S.’s 40 Read on! →


Gas prices traditionally go up in the spring time, but it is only March and the nation’s pump numbers are at near-record highs. It sure makes it hard for a driving enthusiast to enjoy feeling the asphalt rushing underneath the tires. Still, it is clear that adjustments need to be made in favor of fuel Read on! →


The Daily Caller reports that new presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty told Corn Belt Iowans Monday that ethanol subsidies must cease. The former Minnesota governor’s “Time for Truth” campaign claims that “bailouts, handouts and carve-outs” are financially irresponsible. Intellectual Takeout points out that ethanol fuel supporters cling to the renewable fuel argument, but enough criticisms of Read on! →


Gas prices in our recessionary age continue to make consumer see red, such is the expense of operating the internal combustion engines that spin the wheels of commerce and leisure. However, experts are now predicting that an economic respite is headed our way. The Detroit Free Press reports that fuel costs will likely drop below Read on! →


Americans have been steadily gaining weight over the last 50 years. That is not news, and the personal cost of carrying too much weight is well-documented. But in addition to an increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, stroke and heart disease, a recent article pinpoints another cost: obese motorists consume more gasoline. With fuel costs hovering Read on! →


Toyota Motor Co. has reached a milestone, having sold the 1 millionth Prius in the U.S. The Prius is the most popular hybrid car in the U.S., having never been outsold by any other model of hybrid car in the American market. The car continues to be the best seller among hybrids and is off Read on! →


Despite high gas prices in the first quarter of 2012, vehicle sales did not wane, reports Automotive News. Consumers aren’t leaving their trucks and SUVs and opting for tiny hybrids with excellent fuel economy as they did when gas prices spiked four years ago. Today, people are opting for the cars they like that offer Read on! →


AOL Autos reports that many drivers are not fed up with high fuel costs yet. As evidence, a new survey conducted by AutoTrader.com has found that more than a third of U.S. car shoppers would only feel forced to consider a more fuel efficient vehicle if gas prices exceeded $6.51 per gallon. Numb to gas Read on! →


As gas prices continue to soar across the nation, many drivers of premium cars may be considering switching to a cheaper grade of fuel to save money on the road. Experts say it is probably not a good idea. Fuel price exceeds $4 early Fuel prices rose to more than $4 a gallon in Washington, Read on! →