Looky What I Got!

Anne KimballLife on the Funny FarmI got a new car!Out with the old (222,000+ miles)......more

Small Is Beautiful 2.0

You may have seen the wistful sighs, often as comments on articles on gas-frugal cars: "Why can't I buy a car like my 1980 Honda Accord that did 45mpg?" or "Why don't they sell cars like what the Europeans drive? Some of those get over 55mpg." Well, here is good news for the wistful: After three decades of increasing car size, weight and accessories, all requiring more and more energy to operate, the pendulum has started to swing the other way. ...more

Memorial Day Travel Alert: Yahoo Gas Mileage Myths Debunked Already By Bloggers

My husband is obsessed with gas mileage. Whenever we fill up the tank, he resets the trip odometer to zero so he can check how many miles he got for his full tank of gas the next time he refills. He coasts down hills, he rolls to a stop rather than inching forward, and he practically salivated during Mythbuster's dirty vs. clean car gas mileage episode. ...more

Sounds like a myth I would make up just because I prefer the A/C to the windows :-)

Melissa ...more

Car Allowance Rebate System - On and Off, and On Again!

When the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) program was finally officially enacted last week, car shoppers swarmed automotive dealerships to take advantage of the $3500 or $4500 rebates offered when ...more

Improving Fuel Economy

With gas prices at record levels, Americans are looking for ways to save money at the pump. GM Goodwrench is offering drivers expert maintenance tips to improve fuel economy. ...more

Amazing Women, Paris Auto Show Preview & GM's 100th

Arrived in Detroit on Sunday on a Northwest Airlines flight with a big sigh of relief on the tail end of Hurricane Ike, a bumpy white knuckle flight arriving a bit travel weary to be greeted by the ever cheerful and soggy GM welcome committee. ...more

Want to save gas? Try slowing down.

Now that gas prices are loitering around $4 a gallon, gas-saving tips are abundant. ...more

Kitchen Trash Becomes Cheap Source of Fuel for Cars

Trash Did you know the answer to reducing petroleum dependency and producing environmentally efficient fuel may be right in your kitchen trash? Household garbage, old tires, and even plant stalk all contain carbon which can be turned into fuel for our cars and trucks. And all of this can be done cheaply and efficiently. Building upon General Motor’s 25 years of biofuel research and energy alternatives for automobiles, the automaker announced their partnership with Coskata at the 2008 North American International Auto Show. ...more

Did you note this would cut fuel costs by at least 50%? woo hoo!

Jody ...more

All I Want for Christmas is a Brand New Car

All I want for Christmas is a brand new car...a brand new car ...a brand new car-Ohhhhh! ...more


I was in the exact same boat as both of you. My husband and I have had great luck with ...more

3 New Gas Saving Tips for Thanksgiving - When Every Penny Counts

Some great gas saving tips to help you save some cash on your Thanksgiving holiday drive: ...more