Gasoline prices falling in DC area

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gasoline prices are failing in Washington, D.C., and the metro area. But they're still above the national average.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports that the average price for a gallon of regular...

Gas prices drop 8 cents over past 2 weeks, to $1.82

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the price is 37 cents per gallon under...

2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant

MADRID (AP) — An explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two workers and left one survivor seriously injured, Spanish emergency services said Saturday.

The Emergency Coordination and Information Center for...

Mississippi incentives for $1.45B tire plant could top $600M

CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis finds that the package of state aid and tax abatements to attract a $1.45 billion, 2,500-job Continental AG tire plant to Hinds County is worth approximately $600...

New Jersey sues Volkswagen, claiming emissions fraud

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state of New Jersey sued Volkswagen Friday, claiming the auto maker sold diesel vehicles equipped with software that deactivated on-board emission controls except during emissions...

Car Talk: If only stopping global warming were this easy

By: Ray Magliozzi

Dear Car Talk:   Why can't I use carbon dioxide gas to fill my tires instead of air (78 percent nitrogen) or instead of 100 percent nitrogen? If EVERYONE in the world filled their tires with carbon...

Car Talk: Switching gasoline and diesel fuel isn't fatal to a car, but it is costly

By: Ray Magliozzi

Dear Car Talk:  Will a car be damaged if a person mistakenly puts diesel into a gasoline car's gas tank? And also, what happens if you put regular gas into a diesel vehicle? How often does this happen? It...

Bridgestone-Firestone recalls over 36,000 truck tires

DETROIT (AP) — Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling more than 36,000 heavy truck tires in the U.S. and Canada because the tread can separate from the body and cause the tires to fail.

The recall...