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Third Airline Adds Carry-On Bag Fee

Third Airline Adds Carry-On Bag FeeNIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In a trend that seems to be getting more expensive for air travelers, a third airline has decided to charge for carry-on bags.The airline, Wizz, is a low-cost carrier based at London’s Luton Airport...

Third Airline Adds Carry-On Bag Fee

Third Airline Adds Carry-On Bag FeeNIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In a trend that seems to be getting more expensive for air travelers, a third airline has decided to charge for carry-on bags.The airline, Wizz, is a low-cost carrier based at London’s Luton Airport...

Alitalia ‘Mistake’ Fares Gives Free Flights, Then Cancels

Alitalia ‘Mistake’ Fares Gives Free Flights, Then CancelsDenis Doyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A promo code on Alitalia’s Japanese website over the weekend discounted flights by $315, making some shorter-haul flights free.Brian Kelly, aka “The Points Guy,” was able to book a flight from Rom...

Average Gas Price Down 13 Cents

Average Gas Price Down 13 CentsJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.69, down 13 cents compared to a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.   This is the largest national week-over-week decline since Nov...

Average Gas Price Down 13 Cents

Average Gas Price Down 13 CentsJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.69, down 13 cents compared to a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.   This is the largest national week-over-week decline since Nov...

Thanksgiving Airfares Up, Flights Filling Up Fast

Thanksgiving Airfares Up, Flights Filling Up FastJohn Foxx/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you’re planning to fly to see friends or family this Thanksgiving, prepare to pay more. On many routes, airfares are higher than they were last year and well above prices paid in 2010. Holiday flights are fill...

Thanksgiving Airfares Up, Flights Filling Up Fast

Thanksgiving Airfares Up, Flights Filling Up FastJohn Foxx/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you’re planning to fly to see friends or family this Thanksgiving, prepare to pay more. On many routes, airfares are higher than they were last year and well above prices paid in 2010. Holiday flights are fill...

Thieves Across Country Stealing SUV Seats

Thieves Across Country Stealing SUV SeatsiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Thieves across the country are in many cases not targeting expensive SUVs parked in driveways and parking lots.  Instead, they are stealing the third row of seats from the vehicles for up to a $1,000 profit.Ivan...

Smart Car Ad Wows and Underwhelms with Crushing Weight on Top

Smart Car Ad Wows and Underwhelms with Crushing Weight on TopCourtesy Mercedes-Benz USA(NEW YORK) -- What do you get when you put a 7,000 pound SUV on top of the frame of a sub-2,000 pound two-person Smart car?Apparently nothing, according to a new ad by the Smart brand of cars.  The ad highlights Smart's "...

Gas Prices Fall Again

Gas Prices Fall AgainJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Gas prices are working their way down again. The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.82, down three cents compared to a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.  This price is still...

Disney Parks Reportedly Eying ‘Magic Band’ for Customer Entry

Disney Parks Reportedly Eying ‘Magic Band’ for Customer EntryMatt Stroshane/Bloomberg via Getty Image(NEW YORK) -- Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is reportedly considering replacing paper tickets with electronic wrist bands for admission to its theme parks, based on a company filing with the Federal Communication...

Toyota Recalls over Seven Million Vehicles for Faulty Switch

Toyota Recalls over Seven Million Vehicles for Faulty SwitchTED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Toyota announced Wednesday that it is recalling over seven million vehicles worldwide due to a faulty power window switch on the driver's side.The Japanese automaker said an uneven application of fluorine grease...

Airbag Knockoffs Fail in Crash Test Videos

Airbag Knockoffs Fail in Crash Test VideosiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Causing a fire, not deploying or partial deployment are not how you would like to have your airbag described, but those are the words U.S. Department of Transportation administrators used Wednesday when explaining ...

Airbag Knockoffs Fail in Crash Test Videos

Airbag Knockoffs Fail in Crash Test VideosiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Causing a fire, not deploying or partial deployment are not how you would like to have your airbag described, but those are the words U.S. Department of Transportation administrators used Wednesday when explaining ...

White Is World’s Most Popular Car Color in 2012

White Is World’s Most Popular Car Color in 2012Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) -- People the world over drive more white cars than any other color, according to a new survey.Mauve put in a strong showing; aubergine and puce moved up in the rankings. Vermillion did surprisingly well. But there was...

WATCH: Inside General Motors’ Top Secret Extreme Vehicle Tests

WATCH: Inside General Motors’ Top Secret Extreme Vehicle TestsABC News(NEW YORK) -- General Motors is putting its vehicles through a series of extreme tests in a bid to make sure the cars -- and the company -- last.The grueling tests come after bankruptcy and a government bailout left American taxpayers with owne...

Eleven Tips on Privately Selling Your Used Car

Eleven Tips on Privately Selling Your Used CariStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Private-party car sales are up.  More than 11 million cars are sold to people from people every year, according to Manheim Consulting, part of a used-car wholesale operation.  And nearly 40 million used car...

American Airlines Resumes Talks with Pilots After Scares and Delays

American Airlines Resumes Talks with Pilots After Scares and DelaysJoe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Delays and plane maintenance issues have finally led American Airlines management and the pilots' union back to the bargaining table for the first time in weeks.After a tumultuous week of seats becoming loose, flipp...

NY Commuters Can No Longer Use Subway as Tardy Excuse

NY Commuters Can No Longer Use Subway as Tardy ExcuseiStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- New York City commuters no longer can lie to say they were late because of subway delays.That’s because the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which manages the city’s public transportation, has rele...

Auto Sales Hit Highest Level Since Early 2008

Auto Sales Hit Highest Level Since Early 2008iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Car and truck sales in the U.S. have hit their highest level since February of 2008, according to Autodata. Of the Detroit three, Chrysler had strong sales, showing a 12-percent increase compared to a year ago. ...

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