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Syria conflict expected to bump up gas prices 15 cents

Syria conflict expected to bump up gas prices 15 cents

The conflict in Syria is about to hit motorists’ wallets. Prices at the pump are expected to rise sharply because of recent geopolitical activity in the Middle East. State prices were $2.63 per gallon Monday, up two cents over the week. Tampa Bay gas...
Published: 04/16/18
Tampa Bay gas prices jump 11 cents over the week

Tampa Bay gas prices jump 11 cents over the week

The temperature is climbing and so are prices at the pump. State gas prices jumped about 10 cents over the week to $2.64 per gallon Monday, while Tampa Bay gas averaged $2.59 per gallon, an 11-cent hike over the week, according to AAA, The Auto Club ...
Updated one month ago
Insert coin; pick a car -- a new way to car shop arrives in Tampa

Insert coin; pick a car -- a new way to car shop arrives in Tampa

BRANDON — It’s the biggest, most expensive vending machine around.By a lot.Online used car dealership Carvana today unveils its eight-story, coin-operated machine that dispenses shiny vehicles to ground-level glass bays for buyers to pick them up.In ...
Updated one month ago
State gas prices poised to jump 10 cents over coming weeks

State gas prices poised to jump 10 cents over coming weeks

Higher gas prices are just a few days away, AAA The Auto Club Group predicts. State pump prices inched up to $2.55 a gallon, a two-cent climb over the week. Gas around Tampa Bay averaged $2.48 a gallon Monday, down from $2.50 a week ago."Gasoline dem...
Updated one month ago
Tampa Bay gas prices up six cents over the week

Tampa Bay gas prices up six cents over the week

Gas prices are inching up after weeks of decline. Florida pump prices averaged $2.53 per gallon Monday, up four cents over the week. Tampa Bay gas rose to $2.50 per gallon, up six cents over the week. National prices hit $2.55 per gallon, according t...
Updated one month ago
The unexpected thing that happens inside Waymo’s self-driving minivans

The unexpected thing that happens inside Waymo’s self-driving minivans

It’s funny how quickly innovative technology becomes commonplace.One minute you’re anxiously awaiting your chance to become one of the first humans on Earth to ride inside a driverless car. The next minute, you’re yawning (literally) and falling asle...
Updated one month ago
Lawsuit says Windhaven Insurance doesn’t pay full auto benefits

Lawsuit says Windhaven Insurance doesn’t pay full auto benefits

A Miami man is suing Windhaven Insurance, a growing player in the auto insurance industry, saying the company regularly fails to cover its obligated full cost of a stolen or destroyed car. Doral-based Windhaven offers coverage in Tampa Bay. According...
Updated: 2 months ago
Ford and Miami to form test bed for self-driving cars

Ford and Miami to form test bed for self-driving cars

By DEE-ANN DURBINDETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is making Miami-Dade County its new test bed for self-driving vehicles. The automaker and its partners — Domino’s Pizza, ride-hailing company Lyft and delivery company Postmates — are starting pilot programs ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Yoshi — car maintenance that comes to you — launches in Tampa Bay

Yoshi — car maintenance that comes to you — launches in Tampa Bay

A California-based company that promises to bring limited on-site car maintenance directly to you — from an oil change to a fill-up — has picked Tampa Bay as its next pit stop."Anything that your car needs, we’re going to bring to you," said Nick Ale...
Updated: 2 months ago
AutoNation posts 44 percent growth in quarterly profits

AutoNation posts 44 percent growth in quarterly profits

AutoNation Inc., a Fort Lauderdale-based auto retailer, posted $152 million in net income for the last quarter of 2017, a 44 percent increase from the same period the year before. Its revenue for the quarter was $5.7 billion, up from $5.5 billion in ...
Updated: 3 months ago