Checking for recalled models and not overpaying for gas are good ways to ensure that renting a car isn't a ripoff.
Gas prices are rising not because of increased demand but because Wall Street is betting on higher gas prices.
My Alaska encounters with fly fishing and grizzly bears reveal how much America benefits from federal regulations. Without them, this pristine wilderness would likely not exist, and neither would many protections for consumers and workers.
Ford transmission will have eight speeds; EcoBoost engine, three cylinders. Ford transmission and engine are part of automakers' push to boost fuel economy.
Topping the list of cars with the worst gas mileage, the 2011 Bugatti Veyron gets 8 mpg in the city and 15 mpg on the highway. With a top speed of 267 mph, one suspects that fuel economy is not a top priority for owners of this ferocious two-seater.
Ford sees 27 percent rise in consumer demand for its cars, trucks. Supplies of Ford Explorers, built in Chicago, especially low.
Ford Motor Company earnings were 30 cents per share vs. an expected 48 cents. Executives pointed to $1 billion in cost increases for launching new vehicles.
Car of the year award went to GM. Ford grabbed truck of the year. US automakers are rebounding.
A newly redesigned Audi A6 is introduced at the North American International Auto Show on Jan. 10, in Detroit, Mich.
Car of the year is awarded to the Chevy Volt, GM's cutting-edge hybrid.