Tag: driving

Lower price at the pump doesn’t mean much more driving, report says

But the relationship between prices and number of drivers used to be closer.  More »

AAA: Gas prices flat or down slightly this Memorial Day

An estimated 36.1 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles this holiday weekend, the highest total since the recession, AAA forecasts.  More »

Alternative energy powered cars on a roll at gadget show (photos)

While autonomous driving is a major theme at the International CES gadget show, cars that use futuristic sources of energy are potentially much closer on the horizon.  More »

Even if you have a gas-gobbler, you’ll pay less this year

Motorists who shop around will be able to find gasoline for under $3 a gallon next week in most of the country.  More »

When is the price of gasoline too high?

Drivers appear to be altering their idea of “too high” when it comes to gasoline prices after years of seeing steady hikes at the pump.  More »

7.3% of your paycheck goes in the tank

Texas drivers spent 7.3 percent of their income on gasoline in 2011, making them among the most vulnerable motorists nationwide to climbing fuel prices, according to a report issued Monday.  More »

Gas prices move higher

After four weeks of decline, gasoline prices changed course this week rising 4 cents to $3.18 per gallon in Houston, according to AAA Texas.  More »

ND grant to coax motorists to use more ethanol

A state Commerce Department official says many North Dakotans who drive so-called “flex-fuel” vehicles don’t even know it.  More »

AAA predicts more drivers over Labor Day as overall travel drops

Drivers will account for a greater share of Americans traveling around the Labor Day holiday as a faltering economic recovery crimps travel plans.  More »