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Relieve pain at pump: 8 ways to save on gas
Gas prices are up almost $1 over this time last year, and drivers across the country are feeling the pinch on their pocketbooks. Motorists can relieve some of the pain at the pump by taking a few small steps that really add up.
Electric-powered Chevy Volt is a performance hero
After driving the Chevy Volt for a couple of hours last year, I came away with one overriding impression: it's an engineering masterpiece.
In case you haven't heard about it yet, the Volt is an electric car that can drive up to 40 miles before it needs to be charged. But, unlike other electric cars, the Volt also has a gasoline engine that can keep you going after the battery power runs out.
Small cars are pushing up sales
Small cars sold briskly in the U.S. last month, as gasoline prices approached $4 a gallon and some buyers worried about shortages of Japanese-made vehicles.
How to be a Fuel Miser
Improving your car’s gas mileage is really that that simple.Taking it easy is the key to saving money at the pump, says Michael Calkins, manager of AAA’s approved auto-repair operation based in Lake Mary, Fla. “Altering your driving habits is the key. Accelerate gently and anticipate traffic flow to minimize stopping and starting.”
4Runner offers SUV Fans another choice
People often think of SUVs as an American phenomenon. And, yes, we do like to drive around the Land of the Free in big, four-wheel-drive trucks, filling our wide-open spaces with equally wide-open vehicles.
It's top-down fun in a Lexus
Let's say you've been successful in life and want a new car — a Lexus, of all things.
Chinese about to change automotive industry
For most of the 20th century, the world's automotive landscape was dominated by one country: the United States of America.
Grand Caravan braces for minivan war
Let's get one thing out of the way. If you want the best minivan for sale today, you want a Honda Odyssey.
Escalade is a monument to over-the-top luxury
If you just signed your first recording contract with Def Jam, Cadillac has built an SUV just for you.
It's called the Escalade ESV Platinum, and it's meant for people who look at an ordinary Escalade and say, "It's not big enough. It's not comfortable enough. It's not flashy enough. Give me something better."
Altima unchanged for 2011 model year
If you're looking for a four-door car that feels sharp and precise, this is the one for you.
It's the 2011 Nissan Altima, and while it doesn't receive any changes this year, it does retain that nimble, edgy feel that gives it such a playful personality.
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