AutoNation CEO Says High Gas Prices Are Good For You, Automakers

Mike Jackson, Chairman and CEO of AutoNation (and thus America's number one car salesman), finally breaks taboo and utters the unthinkable: High gas prices are a good thing. "You have to tell the American people the truth," he says. "Energy costs are going to be higher." Oh Mike, Mike, Mike. Don't you know that the… » 6/09/08 1:00pm 6/09/08 1:00pm

More Cheap-Ass Drivers Ignoring Gas Gauge, Getting Stranded

There are good reasons for running out of gas; let's say you're the Lord Humungus and the only way to get the juice is to defeat the puny plan of the refinery owners. Or maybe your primered-out hoopty lacks a functioning gas gauge. Fine reasons, those. However, if you run out of gas on the road because you can't bear… » 6/02/08 7:30am 6/02/08 7:30am

DC Choir Director Prays For Cheap Go-Go Juice In San Francisco

We've tried taking over a major oil-producing country. We've tried making fuel out of food crops. We've even tried making hybrid SUVs. Not one of those solutions has lowered gas prices, so how about praying 'em down? Choir director Rocky Twyman has come out to San Francisco from DC to take a shot at invoking some… » 4/28/08 6:45am 4/28/08 6:45am