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    Ford unhinges rest of its Explorer-filled, SEMA-bound toybox
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    Galpin Auto Sports Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery of Ford customs to debut at SEMA
    SEMA 2010 is just around the corner and Ford has supplied a number of vehicles to various aftermarket tuning companies ahead of the festivities. The 2011 Ford Explorer is just one of the ...

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    Taxes drive gas prices to over $7 a gallon in UK, mass boycott coming soon
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    Through the power of Facebook, up to a half a million drivers in the UK are expected to boycott gas next month shortly before the nation heads to the polls for a general election in which Prime Minister (PM) Gordon Brown is fighting stiff competition for the win. Many Brits are upset with recent ...

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    Tricked-Out Treat! Galpin Auto Sports builds Halloween-themed hearse
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    Galpin Auto Sports Halloween-themed Hearse - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We generally don't think of a hearse as a great platform for customizing, but then again, we've never known Galpin Auto Sports to shy away from messing with anything on four wheels. That's why we weren't surprised ...

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    New Hyundai Assurance provision locks gas at $1.49/gal for one year [w/VIDEO]
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    Hyundai Assurance Gas Lock ads – Click above to watch the videos after the jump
    Hyundai is piling on additional incentives to boost its Assurance program as the industry heads into the dog days of summer. The newest promotion, Gas Lock, fixes the price of regular unleaded at $1.49 per gallon ...

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    REPORT: CAFE fuel economy standards to rise 8% by 2011
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    The nation's Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards will swell to 27.3 miles-per-gallon by 2011. That's the word coming out of Washington, where the U.S. Department of Transportation is expected to bump the fleet fuel economy standards for the first time in more than a quarter-century.The 27.3 ...

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    Interactive map reveals our global oil useage by barrel, money
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    The Rocky Mountain Institute has created a nifty interactive map that shows you where the U.S. gets its oil from, along with how much - and who - the U.S. pays for its oil. Based on the thickness of the lines, you can see just how much black stuff is coming from where. The map goes as far back as ...

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    SEMA 2008: Galpin Accord Concept is loud outside and in
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Galpin Accord Concept
    The Galpin Accord Concept is actually pretty tasteful for a Galpin Auto Sports vehicle, and even if the bright blue paint job doesn't get you more attention on the street than you can handle, the two tunnel-sized exhausts out back ...

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    Galpin Auto Sports unveils radical Scythe concept car
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    Click above for a high resolution image of the Scythe Concept Remember the mysterious Mustang-based "Project B" concept car that we spied at Galpin Auto Sports last month? The completed version was unveiled this past weekend during a celebrity-packed party at the shop's Southern California ...

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    Could U.S. become net exporter of gasoline?
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    A number of factors are conspiring to create a situation that recently would have been unthinkable: the United States as a supplier of gasoline to world markets. According to Booz & Company, those factors are the rise of biofuels in the West, the introduction of plug-in electric and other ...

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    Prius schmius -- try an Austin-Healey Sprite and 36 mpg
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    Of course your wallet hurts every time you have to fill the car up. Nevertheless, in these trying times we must always remember the words of Fernando Lamas: it is better to look good than to feel good. Cars That Matter has put together a list of classic automobiles that get anywhere from 21 to 48 ...

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    Maybe you should think in gallons-per-mile instead of MPG
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    U.S. university boffins have hypothesized that you'll get a better idea of how much you spend on gas if you start thinking in gallons per mile. With U.S. gas prices headed for the upper atmosphere, people are paying more attention to fuel efficiency numbers. Europeans already express their fuel ...

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    G8 nations ask for more oil, pledge to use less
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    It's a complex issue, this business of oil. With stock markets and unemployment numbers taking their lumps, civilian unrest at oil and food prices, and politicians weighing in with all manner of cures and pronouncements, the Group of Eight nations got together to try and figure something out. The ...

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    2009 HUMMER H2 and H2 SUT will be E85 compatible
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    In Dallas, a businessman has spent half a million dollars to install nine pumps that dispense E85, E10, and biodiesel. The catch: the businessman is a HUMMER dealer, and the pumps are next to his dealership. The station is called Classic Clean Fuels, and it is intended to make a statement for next ...

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    Frankurt 2007: AC Schnitzer has gas, runs with it in GP3.10
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    Click the image above for a host of high-res pics of the AC Schnitzer GP3.10For over two decades, AC Schnitzer has built its brand on motoring madness with looks to match. Normally, this involves a bevy of modifications to enhance every performance-related aspect of the vehicle, but with the ...

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    Mulally not proposing a gas tax - but he's not against it
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    The hallmark of the environmental debate is that there are so many important players on so many different sides. Eminent scientists and intellectuals have taken every side of the debate, challenging their eminent colleagues. When it comes to the two most involved and highly charged players, the ...

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    Pickuptruck.com hosts Heavy Duty Truck Shootout to end all shootouts
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    Mike Levine from PickupTruck.com is our go-to guy for truck news. His brain is like the bed of a Ford F-450 filled with the esoteric details of heavy duty diesel pickups and 3/4-ton gassers. Plus, he's from the old school of automotive journalism and has made a successful transition to the web, ...

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    Sioux Falls residents get free gas today for being safe drivers
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    If you live in Sioux Falls, today's your lucky day. Allstate Insurance is going to buy residents of the South Dakota city a free tank of gas for being the safest drivers in the country. The second annual Allstate America's Best Drivers Report has been released and the residents of Sioux Falls were ...

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    Seriously, gas isn't THAT expensive
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    You've heard this point before, but despite the price of gas being at record levels, adjusted for inflation, it's still not the most expensive we've ever paid for dead-dino juice in the U.S. The Auto Prophet, one of the original auto-related bloggers that's still keepin' it real, found this ...

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    Rumor Mill: New Supra details emerge
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    UPDATE: Ed Hellwig from the Straighline Blog totally disagrees.click above image for high-res gallery of Toyota's FT-HS ConceptToyota's next-generation Supra is veiled in mystery, but we tend to take seriously any news coming from Winding Road's Peter Nunn because, well, he actually lives in Japan ...

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    Gas station owner jacks up prices to prove a point
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    Perhaps it's not just gasoline users that oil companies are squeezing -- station owners might be locked in the vice as well. Bob Oyster, a Shell station owner in San Francisco, is making a statement to Shell and to his customers to let them know what he thinks of it. To hear Bob tell it, Shell has ...

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