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Fuel Costs and Tips

• Only about 5 percent of cars in the country really need premium gas, yet 20 percent of all gas sold is premium.

• Check your owner's manual and see what it says you need. You may actually be harming your car, not taking better care of it, by using premium gas.

• You'll save between 5 and 15 cents a gallon buying gas from a discount store or warehouse club versus a branded location. The gas is the same no matter where you go.


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Clark shows off what he calls the "frunk" of his all-electric Tesla -- a trunk where the engine would normally go.

Best Cars of 2015

Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, the overall most reliable brand for new cars is a repeat performer that's near and dear to my heart -- the Tesla S. ...

Find the cheapest gas prices in your area

Find the cheapest gas prices in your area

Your phone can help save you money at the gas pump. These mobile apps will give you big gas savings at the tip of your finger.

Hot new option in the car market: Mini-SUVs

Hot new option in the car market: Mini-SUVs

Love the high ride and safety of an SUV, but don't like the huge size or terrible fuel economy? Two American automakers have a great new alternative.

Gas Stations Have New Way To Stop Credit Card Thieves

Banks are losing the battle against credit card thieves, and no place do the thieves strike more than at the gas station. The Washington Post  reports credit card fraud is 4 times greater at gas stations than any other form of retailer! At the moment, if you use a credit ...

New car technology that saves you gas money

New car technology that saves you gas money

There's a simple way to reduce fuel consumption that more and more traditional gas engine cars are using to save you gas and money. And it's right beneath your feet!

4 Gas Credit Cards To Combat Rising Gas Prices

According to AAA, as of July 2014, the national average for regular unleaded gasoline is 14 cents higher than it was a year ago, making it the highest summer average in the last six years. But you probably don't need a statistic to know that! You see it at the ...

Major retailer offers 15 cents off gas

Major retailer offers 15 cents off gas

If you are looking to save money on gas, a big offer available in nearly 20 statescould save you up to 15 cents a gallon.

Should You Pay For Premium Gas?

We Americans have very short memories. When the price of a barrel of oil hit a record-high of $147 in July 2008, I took a ton of calls from people who wanted to dump their SUVs and buy a hybrid or other fuel-efficient vehicle. But as prices subsided, Americans resumed ...

Save 15 Cents/Gallon On Gasoline

If you are looking to save money on gas, Wal-Mart has a big offer for you in nearly 20 states. The mega-retailer is offering a discount of 15 cents/gallon all summer long through September 8. It's available at any Wal-Mart gas station if you use a Wal-Mart money card or ...

Electric car deals create short supply

After telling you several weeks ago that automakers are rolling out great leasing offers on electric vehicles, I now have a new situation to report: Electric vehicles are in short supply on dealer lots!  Range anxiety had been a big reason why people weren't buying electric cars. That's the fear ...

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