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The essentials: learning to economize

...month on the average bill. Park the car: Owning or leasing a car costs more than most teens realize. Do you need a gas-hog of a sports car or sport utility vehicle to get from point A to point B? If buying a car, look for "insurance-friendly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/17/xtr_514853.shtml
Xtreme
These small tips can save gasoline

...United States would reduce its gasoline consumption by 15 percent or more -- a good step before the expense of junking our gas hogs. Another cost saving for owners of performance cars like mine is that one can switch from 92 octane, going to 89 or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/19/let_462673.shtml
Letters
Research firm says SUVs lose traction in the market

DETROIT - Sport utility vehicles, which have been berated in recent years as rollover-prone gas hogs, are losing appeal, a respected automotive research firm said recently. Demand for sport utility vehicles, such as the Ford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/10/liv_428116.shtml
Life & style
Get a bicycle

Cathi V. Chambley (letter, June 22) states that she would trade in her gas-hog sports utility vehicle for a smaller-engined automobile if the taxpayers will cough up $1,000 for her. I wonder how much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/27/op_315606.shtml
Opinion columns
Fuel economy may be factor in race

...races, nine will exit the speedway late today as non-qualifiers for the Daytona 500. Many could be the victim of a gas-hog engine. "If you are averaging six miles a gallon like we were last year, then all of a sudden you're looking at being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/15/oth_306921.shtml
Other sports
Americans are paying little attention to fuel efficiency

...counterparts were further down the list (24 mpg in city driving for the gas-chugging Beetle). As in past years, the biggest gas hogs are high-performance and luxury cars. The two-seater Ferrari 550 Maranello was the only car to get single-digit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/11/bus_241563.shtml
Business
Hamlin's lead thin with one race left

...Chase for the Championship. While his No. 11 Toyota was the fastest, leading a race-best 190 of 312 laps, it was a gas hog. A final stop with 14 laps remaining elevated Carl Edwards to a victory and closed the playoffs with one race to go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2010-11-14/hamlins-lead-thin-one-race
Nascar | Sports
Rants and Raves

...exposure ordinances? I did not even feel safe inside the Augusta Mall. TO THE RANTER who said "rant to the disgusting gas hog who left an Excursion parked and running at Best Buy Saturday while shopping. You're lucky I didn't key it and slash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-07-19/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Rants and raves

...attacked by another breed the story reads, "Man attacked by dog," and no breed is mentioned? RANT TO THE disgusting gas hog who left an Excursion parked and running at Best Buy Saturday while shopping. You're lucky I didn't key it and slash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-07-16/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Good fortune often comes in small amounts

...difficult to drive and park, and its huge engine would burn too much gasoline. But when I was young, most cars were big gas hogs, so the Olds was no worse than anything else. And it was beautiful. In the last few years of their lives, Uncle Jesse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/10/moo_332158.shtml
Glynn Moore