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Gas Prices Remain Under $2 for Fifth Straight Week

By Rick Popely on February 5, 2016


CARS.COM — The national average for regular gas has been below $2 for five straight weeks, falling another 5 cents the past week to $1.77, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said on Thursday. All but six states and the… Read More

Gas Prices Remain Under $2 for Fifth Straight Week

By Rick Popely on February 5, 2016

CARS.COM — The national average for regular gas has been below $2 for five straight weeks, falling another 5 cents the past week to $1.77, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said on Thursday. All but six states and the… Read More

Audi R8 Stars in Astronaut-Themed Super Bowl Ad

By Matt Schmitz on February 3, 2016

CARS.COM — While many automakers' Super Bowl commercials go for laughs, Audi's shoots for the moon. In its minutelong TV spot, "Commander," set to air during the first quarter of the big game on Sunday, Volkswagen's luxury division draws a… Read More

Toyota Discontinues Scion Brand

By Kelsey Mays on February 3, 2016

CARS.COM — Scion, Toyota's onetime youth-oriented brand, has come to the end of the road. The sudden news today closes the chapter on Scion, whose boxy xB hatchback would become its defining car. Over the course of Scion's 12-plus years… Read More

Hikers 'Bearly' Escape Jaws of Death in Hyundai Super Bowl Ad

By Matt Schmitz on February 2, 2016

CARS.COM — The Chicago Bears aren't playing in the Super Bowl this year, but there still will be bears during the commercials. In Hyundai's new 30-second Super Bowl 50 spot, "The Chase," a pair of hikers has a close encounter… Read More

Ryan Reynolds to Provide Super Bowl Distraction With Hyundai Ad

By Matt Schmitz on February 1, 2016

CARS.COM — Five days before Ryan Reynolds hits the big screen as a violent, facially disfigured comic-book antihero in "Deadpool," the star will trade on his characteristic good looks and beguiling charm in a Super Bowl commercial for Hyundai. The… Read More

Study Pits Electric Cars Against Fuel-Cell Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on February 1, 2016

CARS.COM — In the battle for clean-car energy supremacy, there's battery electric and fuel-cell technology; which will be the prevailing power? A new study from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute considers the benefits and drawbacks of each. Related:… Read More

Gas Price Rise Forecast Despite Continued Weekly Declines

By Rick Popely on January 29, 2016

CARS.COM  — The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline dipped another 4 cents the past week, though motorists in some states saw double-digit increases at the pump and global oil prices showed signs of breaking out of a recent… Read More

DeLorean Comes Back for the Future

By Matt Schmitz on January 27, 2016

CARS.COM — A blast from the past is coming back for the future. More than three decades after its ignominious ending, the DeLorean, a gull-winged, stainless-steel sports car — iconic thanks to the "Back to the Future" film series —… Read More

Got Bad Gas? Here's What You Should Know

By Matt Schmitz on January 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Are you experiencing sputtering and other uncontrollable noises, perhaps a bit of sluggishness? You may have bad gas, and you're not alone. Contaminated gasoline isn't common, but it winds up in the tanks of unsuspecting motorists' vehicles more… Read More

Projected Gas Prices Not as Low as Initially Forecast — They’re Lower

By Rick Popely on January 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Gas for less than $2 a gallon is now the norm instead of the exception as the price of oil continues to get clobbered on the global market and motorists benefit from the lowest pump prices in nearly… Read More