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By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
With gasoline prices at their lowest in years when the new Congress convened, there had been talk that it might be time to raise federal gas and diesel taxes, which haven't budged in more than 20 years.
By PBS NewsHour
Since last year’s Detroit Auto Show, gas prices have dropped by nearly a third. With the new lower prices, demand has gone up for big new SUVs and sedans, but automakers have also switched gears to develop more fuel-efficient cars.
Ever since oil prices started falling, experts have predicted that consumers would use the extra money saved to spend more on holiday gifts. Did that happen? Sara Germano of the Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan from Albany with the…
Over the last few weeks, the price of oil has dropped dramatically. While this may be good news for consumers, for Wall Street the numbers tell a different story. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington,…
Auto industry sales jumped 6 percent in March with almost 1.4 million new cars and trucks sold -- the highest number since 2008, according to new reports released Tuesday amid Detroit's $200 million deficit. Gwen Ifill and David Shepardson of…
In other news Thursday, new police video emerged of a handcuffed George Zimmerman from the night of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin's death. Zimmerman said he shot Martin in self-defense, but an attorney said the video showed no sign of injuries.
Shields, Brooks on Presidential Effects on Gas Prices, March Madness Mascots…
In Alabama, Mississippi Primaries, 'Santorum Really Needs the Win'…
Super Tuesday: Which Republicans Will Show Strength in South?…
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