While many dealerships have adapted to the age of internet shopping, some dealers have increased their deceptive practices to make up for the loss of profit on new car sales. The FTC has responded with an increased crackdown on these "stealerships," and some penalties could mean prison time.
A network of blogging mothers offered each of its members $10 to write a positive story about Toyota's recent exoneration by the U.S. government over sudden acceleration and promote similar pieces. After complaints, Toyota says it had nothing to do with the plan. UPDATED
Per vehicle, Americans are spending $146 more on fuel this year than last. And it is not even June yet. If prices stabilize we are talking more than $300 additional by year's end. Hey, that's basically the same as Bush's tax cut from a few years back. Just sayin'. The bad news is that prices are going to go up come…