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Obama Administration Drives Ahead With New Cleaner Gas Rule

Cleaner air will save thousands of lives per year at little cost to consumers

The Obama administration is driving ahead with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions, declaring that cleaner air will save thousands of lives per year at little cost to consumers.

Average U.S. Family Spent Nearly $3,000 On Gas Last Year

Americans spent 4 percent of their paychecks at gas pump in 2012

Even as cars become more fuel efficient, the cost of gasoline is still claiming a bigger percentage of the average American paycheck.

Puegot Says Compressed Air Could Power Hybrid Cars In 2016

A look at 6 unusual experiments under way that could plausibly replace conventional gasoline

A car that could run on thin air? On the road by 2016? That's what Peugot-Citroen says it will be selling: A hybrid car that runs on a combination of gasoline and air.

AAA Asks EPA To Stop Sales Of New Ethanol Blend

E15 could cause engine damage not covered in manufacturer warranties

AAA has asked the EPA to stop sales of a new blend of gasoline, asserting that the fuel can cause damage to car engines and could void warranties.

It's Friday: If you're a car thief, you'd best know your diesel from your gasoline

When stealing a vehicle, we imagine the last thing on a thief's mind is thinking is about type of fuel their "new" car requires. However, that's something Daniel Boxall should have considered after acquiring a new set of wheels through less than legal means.

PSA: If you're a car thief, you'd best know your diesel from your gasoline

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API: June demand for gasoline at lowest level in six years

According to the American Petroleum Institute's (API) Monthly Statistical Report, U.S. gasoline deliveries for the first half of 2010 averaged 8.88 million barrels per day, 0.6 percent lower than the corresponding period a year ago. Though the drop in demand is minuscule, it does provide us with an indication that despite low gas prices and a rebounding economy, U.S. demand for gas continues to wane.

API: First-half demand for gasoline 0.6% lower than last year

According to the American Petroleum Institute's (API) Monthly Statistical Report, U.S. gasoline deliveries for the first half of 2010 averaged 8.88 million barrels per day, 0.6 percent lower than the corresponding period a year ago. Though the drop in demand is minuscule, it does provide

What's the "real" cost of gas? Dollar figures don't tell the whole story

Opening an article with the question, "how much does gas cost?" seems like it requires a fairly straightforward answer. You could hop in your car, drive to the nearest gas station and answer it in no time. Similarly, you could hit up the site GasBuddy and find an answer even quicker. Using either of those methods, you'll come back with an answer somewhere near $2.79 in the U.S. today. Though the answer may seem right, Eric Loveday

Study: Americans not willing to pay more up front to get gas-free cars

There's a good chance anyone reading this is in the minority. At least, a minority according to a new study by Harris Interactive, which says that most Americans are not willing to pay extra money for clean vehicle technology. The only "winners" in the study, such as they are, are the cheaper, easy-to-add eco boosters like start-stop technology and "eco drive assistants" (i.e., lights on the dashboard that help drivers save fuel). These are the technologies that Harris found Americans are most w

Taxes drive gas prices to over $7 a gallon in UK, mass boycott coming soon

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.

Taxes drive gas prices to over $7 a gallon in UK, mass boycott coming soon

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.

U.S. demand for gasoline sets all-time record for March, trend expected to continue throughout summer

Apparently the slew of hybrids and a handful of electric vehicles on the roads here have had little, if any, impact on gasoline consumption. The numbers for March show that we are more thirsty for the stuff than ever. According to the American Petroleum Institute (API), our refineries produced more than 9.3 million barrels of gas per day in March, more than any other single month in U.S. history.

Dealership offers free gas or gun with new car: 80% choose gun

In a move certain to generate both controversy and publicity, a new and used car dealer in Butler, Missouri, is offering his customers a choice between two sales incentives with their vehicle purchase: $250 in gasoline or a free se

OPEC keeping cost of gas low to discourage alternatives like E85

OPEC wants gas prices at the sweet spot which looks a little like this: "high enough to justify its investment in future production capacity but low enough to allow economic growth and deter a flood of alternative fuels," or roughly $2.25 a gallon, according to Fox News. Good business sense or a case of irritating exploitation?

Bosch launches new tri-fuel injection system

With the future of automotive fuels a bit less certain, Bosch is hedging its bets and will offer a tri-fuel version of its NG-Motronic engine management system.