Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

New research from Consumer Reports now shows that many Americans are experiencing the Environmental Protection Agency’s fuel economy estimate in real-world driving.

Monday, November 14, 2016 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Carmakers have reduced greenhouse gas emissions and improved fuel economy while increasing production of SUVs and crossover-utility vehicles to record levels, the government says.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 3:50 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Hyundai and Kia will pay a $100 million civil penalty for misstating fuel economy numbers on from the 2011-2013 model years.

Saturday, September 14, 2013 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · now features a new tool to create custom label showing the official fuel economy rating for used cars.

Monday, August 12, 2013 2:56 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Americans strongly support Obama’s overall climate action plan regardless of their political affiliation.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Fuel-efficient four-cylinder engines are more popular in cars than larger engines and continue to increase in popularity.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

If you buy a more expensive, turbocharged car because you think it has better fuel economy, you may be in for a surprise.

Thursday, January 24, 2013 10:29 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

In 2012, car buyers purchased more fuel-efficient cars than ever.

Saturday, August 04, 2012 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

You no longer have to buy a small car to get great fuel economy.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 5:00 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Cars from General Motors and Toyota top the list of vehicles that offer the best combined fuel economy and have high industry ratings, according to, an automotive comparison website that compiles data from multiple automotive sources and creates a single score encompassing the vehicle overall. The two manufacturers had seven cars each on the

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