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  • 12 ways a non-runner can get moving and go the distance daily
    12 ways a non-runner can get moving and go the distance daily
    Fitness experts universally advise folks to exercise. Daily physical activity contributes greatly to overall health for just about everyone. That’s no news flash. In fact, it’s one of the primary reasons serious athletes and fitness...
  • New standard mileage rates set by IRS for 2013 – 2014
    New standard mileage rates set by IRS for 2013 – 2014
    Every business owner, far and wide, cross their fingers, pace a few paces and spend some quality time in stress while waiting to hear what's coming down from the IRS for the new year.If there is room for change, the IRS will find it!New rules...
  • Rodney Glassman
    Interim town manager three months and 4,133 miles later
    As far as transparency goes, that remains to be seenCAVE CREEK – After reviewing the town’s first quarter expenditures versus budget report, a few items required further explanation from Finance Director Robert Weddigen.It appears...
  • Hypermiling for better gas mileage
    The science of hypermiling (Part 2)
    There are many different techniques to use when committing to hypermiling with your vehicle. Someone once described a way to hyper mile by nailing a bunch of nails through a board so that the pointy tips are sticking out, then attach it to your...
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    The science of hypermiling (Part 1)
    Hypermiling is the new craze among car enthusiasts around the world. With high gasoline prices the past few years, drivers have been trying to find a way to increase their fuel efficiency. Automobile makers have cut the manufacturing of low...
  • 2013 Ram 1500 Sport pickup
    2013 Ram 1500: how it all adds up to Guts and Glory
    Maybe the old Davy Crockett song is right; Tennessee might really be the “greenest state!” On a new vehicle launch of the Ram 1500, I not only had the opportunity to test drive this great pick-up truck, but also got to enjoy the...
  • Send your student back to school in a new Hyundai Accent
    Send your student back to school in a new Hyundai Accent
    Cars are necessities for most Angelenos and that concept extends down to younger family members. Soon many Los Angele teens will be off to college and would be much appreciative if Mom and Dad would cough up some coin and purchase a new set of...
  • Hyundai and Kia lead the pack in fuel economy and emissions
    Hyundai and Kia lead the pack in fuel economy and emissions
    Eco-conscious Angelenos who watch the dollars fly by while they fill their tank should consider trading their gas guzzler in on a Hyundai or Kia. This month, the EPA released its report entitled "Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon...
  • President Obama recommends fuel efficient cars
    President Obama says fuel efficient cars can reduce gas prices
    President Barack Obama, in his weekly radio address today, told Americans that fuel efficient cars are the answer to high gas prices. He pointed out that automakers are improving fuel economy of their vehicles, which will in time impact the price...
  • Hyundai reports record January sales
    Hyundai reports record January sales
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA – On February 1, Hyundai Motor America today announced all-time record January sales of 42,694 units, up 15% versus 2011. Despite continued tight availability at Hyundai dealers across the nation, January retail sales...
  • Chicago firefighters under fire
    Chicago Fire Department cracks down on allege mileage scam
    Going against a recommendation by the city’s Inspector General, Robert Hoff, commissioner for the Chicago Fire Department, has decided not to fire 54 firefighters accused of lying about their mileage expense reports for the past two years...
  • Ford Transit Connect CNG Taxi
    Ford's Natural Gas Taxi - Interiew with Ford's Fleet Marketing Manager
    You may have recently heard that Ford Motor Company (Ford) plans to release Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) taxis into the Los Angeles and Orange County markets. I asked Gerry Koss, the Ford Fleet Marketing Manager, some questions about the timing of...
  • Jet Blue's ShopTrue
    Back-to-School Shopping with JetBlue
    From August 18 through September 18, 2011, you can earn extra mileage on back-to-school shopping with JetBlue's ShopTrue.There are 800 retailers to choose from.Some stores include:Office Depot 1 point/$3 spentBarnes & Noble 1 point/$1...
  • Denver filling station
    How to save green on gasoline
    Everyone is looking for a way to save a few bucks at the pump, and Chevrolet has recently performed a simple experiment that may help you as you seek to maximize your mileage.To illustrate how drivers reduce their fuel economy via 10 common...
  • EPA Mileage Sticker
    Mileage And Range: The Things You Aren't Told By The Car Dealers
    When you go to the dealerships to buy a car the most prominent things about the car that most people notice are the price sticker, and the federally required EPA Ratings sticker. Along with the price of the car, you will find a list of the dealer ...