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Tampa Bayís fastest selling used car is a Prius. Do you drive the slowest selling car?

Tampa Bayís fastest selling used car is a Prius. Do you drive the slowest selling car?

Apparently, a lot of people in Tampa Bay are trying to get their hands on a Toyota Prius. An analysis by iSeeCars shows that the eco-friendly car is the fastest-selling used vehicle in the area, averaging 19.2 days on the market. That might not be su...
Updated one month ago
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson steps down after 20 years in driverís seat

AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson steps down after 20 years in driverís seat

Associated PressFORT LAUDERDALE ó Mike Jackson is stepping down after almost two decades leading AutoNation, the nationís largest dealership chain. Jackson, 69, steered AutoNation through the economic crisis and shares have increased fourfold since h...
Updated one month ago
Pasco County Tax Collector warns businesses about Marlin Financial

Pasco County Tax Collector warns businesses about Marlin Financial

The Pasco County Tax Collectorís office is issuing a warning to local auto dealers: Beware of Marlin Financial. The office will begin circulating a letter Thursday to auto dealers it does business urging them to "think long and hard" before interacti...
Updated one month ago
Electric cars could save Tampa Bay residents $115 per year in fuel

Electric cars could save Tampa Bay residents $115 per year in fuel

Tampa Bay residents commuting with electric cars save an average of $115.38 compared to those with gas-fueled cars, according to a study by Crescent Electric Supply Co. That puts the bay area at No. 3 for electric savings compared to other metro area...
Updated one month ago
VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

DETROIT ó After selling it on and off in the U.S. for nearly seven decades, Volkswagen has decided to squash its iconic Beetle.The companyís American unit announced Thursday that it would end global production of the third-generation bulbous bug in J...
Updated one month ago

Florida gas prices drop despite impending Hurricane Florence

Gas prices are usually one of the first things to be affected when a named storm threatens the U.S., but Hurricane Florence hasnít touched the Sunshine Stateís fuel prices ó yet. Unleaded gas was selling at $2.76 per gallon on average statewide Monda...
Updated one month ago
Labor Day weekend travelers face highest gas prices since 2014

Labor Day weekend travelers face highest gas prices since 2014

The final travel holiday of the summer is upon us, and soon, its traffic will be, too. About 2 million Floridians are expected to travel for Labor Day Weekend according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, and motorists hitting the road for the long weekend ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa Bay, state gas prices down 5 cents over the week

Tampa Bay, state gas prices down 5 cents over the week

Summer is winding down, and so are gas prices. Florida pump prices averaged $2.76 per gallon Monday, down five cents over the week. Thatís just ahead of Tampa Bayís $2.72 per gallon average, which was also down five cents since last week according to...
Updated: 2 months ago
Volkswagen scam: How will Florida spend its windfall from the diesel-gate settlement

Volkswagen scam: How will Florida spend its windfall from the diesel-gate settlement

The state has a challenge: How to spend a windfall from the Volkswagen diesel-gate scandal. The German manufacturer agreed to pay $2 billion to promote zero-emission vehicles and spend billions more to buy back or modify most of the cars. Nearly $3 b...
Updated: 2 months ago
My First Car: 1969 Dodge Super Bee, Mike J. Giammarino, 62, St. Petersburg

My First Car: 1969 Dodge Super Bee, Mike J. Giammarino, 62, St. Petersburg

í69 Dodge Super BeeI was a 17-year-old junior at Lakewood High School with a license and a burning desire for a fast car. I found this car in 1973 and bought it with my after-school job money for $750. I think back and it still surprises me that my s...
Updated: 3 months ago