gas prices http://wrvo.org en Fuel efficiency record set with new technology and better driving habits http://wrvo.org/post/fuel-efficiency-record-set-new-technology-and-better-driving-habits <p>There's a new Guinness World Record when it comes to fuel efficiency.&nbsp; A mid-size Volkswagen model set a record for the best fuel efficiency for a non-hybrid car this week.&nbsp; The recent trip reaps lessons ranging from rethinking an old energy source to breaking some bad habits.</p><p>Wayne Gerdes and his driving companion, Bob Winger, took a trip that essentially took them more than 8,100 miles -- or just under 108 gallons of diesel fuel. The last leg of that journey brought them to central New York.</p> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:34:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40281 at http://wrvo.org Fuel efficiency record set with new technology and better driving habits Number of people traveling up this Thanksgiving http://wrvo.org/post/number-people-traveling-thanksgiving <p>The number of people traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday is up for the fourth straight year.&nbsp; AAA says the economy and gas prices are two of the biggest factors affecting people's travel plans. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:05:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 29440 at http://wrvo.org Number of people traveling up this Thanksgiving Area CROP Walks hope to help hungry locally and worldwide http://wrvo.org/post/area-crop-walks-hope-help-hungry-locally-and-worldwide <p>It is CROP Walk weekend in central New York. The annual walk, sponsored by Church World Service to raise money for the hungry, comes at a time when the need is great. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 20:04:13 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27449 at http://wrvo.org Gas prices down: Travel increases this holiday weekend http://wrvo.org/post/gas-prices-down-travel-increases-holiday-weekend <p>If you are planning on hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend, expect some company. AAA expects an increase in holiday travel on the weekend that starts the summer travel season.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 19:58:19 +0000 Ellen Abbott 19905 at http://wrvo.org Gas prices down: Travel increases this holiday weekend Consumer confidence down in New York last month http://wrvo.org/post/consumer-confidence-down-new-york-last-month <p>High gas prices, poor home buying, and low job reports sent consumer confidence down in New York last month.</p><p> Thu, 03 May 2012 20:41:55 +0000 Ryan Delaney 18672 at http://wrvo.org