Automobile Consumer Issues
Fuel Efficiency, Alternative Fuels, Safety
AAA Fuel Gauge Report
AAA's media site for retail gasoline prices. AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report is the most comprehensive retail gasoline survey available. Everyday over 60,000 self-serve stations are surveyed.
Fuel Cost Calculator
Find out how much you'll spend on gasoline for your specific car on a trip from one US city to another.
American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA)
This professional association representing traffic safety educators is located at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Highway Safety Center, Indiana, PA. The website includes a collection of educational resources on driving safety.
Search for ratings, reviews, and news about thousands of products, including cars.
A joint site by the US Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency that allows you to compare the fuel efficiency of various cars.
Green Car Journal Online
Information on electric cars, hybrids and more
An annual review of the energy efficency of this year's vehicles by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Information on air bags, safety ratings of vehicles, new car safety features, child safety, search for recalls on your car, etc.
Union of Concerned Scientists: Clean Vehicles
Clean vehicle and fuel technologies can cut projected U.S. oil consumption in half within the next 20 years.
Find out which vehicles make the most of hybrid technology for the environment, and your pocketbook
This new project at the CREATE Lab at the Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute collects data on commuting costs of electric cars and experiments with converting cars to electric.
Find out which downtown garages are full and which ones have spaces. Also available as an app.
Pittsburgh Gas Prices
Gas prices as reported by volunteers in the Pittsburgh area.
Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities
An organization that supports local actions that reduce petroleum use by building the infrastructure needed for a strong alternative fuel and alternative vehicle market in Western Pennsylvania.
Southwest Pennsylvania Ozone Action Partnership
Check here for today's ozone forecast.