Posts Tagged ‘higher gas prices’

Higher Gas Prices Fueling Electric Vehicle Technology

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Electric cars have been gaining ground in the press over the past 6 months as auto makers finally embrace the concept and consumers are taking a leap of faith that the infrastructure can support plug-in battery powered cars.  With gas prices over $4/gallon in most regions of the United States now, and predictions that the [...]

Ford Motor Company Plans for Higher Gas Prices with Global Small Car C-Platform

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Here in the U.S., consumers were already facing higher gas prices before unrest in the Middle East broke out several weeks ago.  Economists predict the cost of a gallon of fuel to increase at least $1 a gallon over current prices at the pump in 2011.  By mid-2012, we may be experiencing prices over $5/gallon. [...]