As gas prices rise, so too does the average fuel economy, Read writes. The average fuel economy of new cars sold in the US rose to 23.8 mpg in August as gas prices edged up to $3.82.
Movie theater concessions are expensive. On the other hand, when you buy a ticket, you are agreeing to the vendor's rules, which include no outside food. Movie theater food ethics are addressed in question 8 of this week's mailbag.
After a rough year that included an earthquake, devastating flooding, and a high-profile recall, Toyota has regained its throne as the top-selling car company in the world for 2012.
Ford releases pricing of its 2013 plug-in hybrid. With federal rebate, Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in will cost less than $30,000 – and less than a 2012 Prius.
New cars had lower average fuel economy in June, three months after peaking an all-time high. The culprit? Falling gas prices.
Toyota, Volkswagon among companies who say demand for fuel-efficient cars may outstrip supply this summer. According to some industry insiders, the demand for so-called "green" cars is already so high that four automakers are dramatically increasing production.
Buying a plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle is more than just buying a car. It's choosing a lifestyle.