Gas Mileage and Speeding
All over the media there can be found hype for improving gas mileage, thus helping to save money in the current gasoline price wars. Some of these tips are useful in preserving your wallet from starvation; others don’t do much to change the situation. One thing drivers can easily change
Dec 19, 2006 - 1:18:00 AM
Driving With Soft Tires Wastes Energy and Results in More Pollution
When tires are not inflated to the pounds per square inch (PSI) rating recommended by manufacturers, they are less round and require more energy to begin moving and to maintain speed. As such, under-inflated tires do indeed contribute to pollution and increase fuel costs.
Nov 20, 2006 - 12:02:00 AM
Engine Product Could Reduce Wasted Fuel, Emissions
It takes nearly 7 million trucks and 20,000 locomotives to transport more than 9 billion tons of goods throughout the U.S. each year. Trucks carry about 66 percent of all freight shipped in the U.S., with rail transport shipping about 16 percent, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Nov 16, 2006 - 7:40:00 PM
What is ethanol? It is an alternate fuel source made from plant sources that replaces lead in gasoline. Ethanol is a high-octane, liquid, renewable energy source that is biodegradable and does not contaminate water. The higher the octane level of a fuel, the slower it burns, which makes ethanol a
Nov 15, 2006 - 12:18:00 AM
Are Gas Prices Going Up or Down?
The prices at the gas pumps are about as low as they have been all year. It is so great to be able to drive to the gas station without sweating about how much it will cost this time to fill up our vehicles. But we are all still worried
Nov 15, 2006 - 12:05:00 AM
E85 Fuel An Alternative to Gasoline
E85 is a term for an alternate fuel source containing 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline. Ethanol is a high-octane fuel source created through a fermentation process of starches from grains and other plant sources. Ethanol is biodegradable, does not pollute water, and when used as a fuel, does
Nov 10, 2006 - 1:01:00 AM
Tune Up Your Car for the Best Gas Mileage
In today’s busy world it can be a challenge to take care of all of the little details. This applies from everything to keeping in touch with people to maintenance on your car. While making contact with loved ones is important, let’s focus on car maintenance and how it can
Nov 6, 2006 - 9:00:00 PM
Clean Air Filters Save on Gas
Everyone is looking for ways to optimize their gas dollars. Rising fuel costs have reached their highest point in recent history and car owners are feeling the crunch. It is an excellent idea to find ways to help your car perform at its best while using as little fuel as
Nov 6, 2006 - 8:00:00 PM
What Makes Gas Prices Change?
Gasoline prices change for many reasons. Many factors may cause gas prices to go up or down, even if crude oil prices remain stable.
Nov 2, 2006 - 8:48:00 AM
Driving Gas Efficient Cars can cut cost at the Pump
In an age of growing concerns over the environment and gas prices, it is a wise decision to do some homework to find the best vehicles made in terms of fuel efficiency. Any one driving around this past summer is also aware that the high gas prices are damaging to
Nov 1, 2006 - 12:35:00 AM
Gas Prices Around the Country
The past several months have put a financial strain on nearly the entire US population due to the record high gas prices. That statement is no surprise to anyone. Not only were individual finances strained, but also the need to use less gas tremendously damaged the economic situation for consumer
Oct 31, 2006 - 1:12:00 AM
10 Tips For Achieving Advertised Fuel Ratings For Your Car
The amount of fuel your vehicle consumes can vary considerably from its published ratings. If you drive with fuel efficiency in mind, you can achieve those numbers, or even exceed them.
Oct 31, 2006 - 12:22:00 AM
Eliminating Extra Weight in Your Car
We hear it in some form everyday. Excess weight is dangerous and should be eliminated in the safest way possible. Same old song and dance in an ever expanding world. Did you know that losing excess weight could actually save money?
Oct 30, 2006 - 8:20:00 PM
Tire Air Pressure and Fuel Efficiency
While looking for ways to save money at the gas station, people have been surprised by how much of a difference good maintenance makes to the fuel usage performance of their vehicles. The truth is that proper care and maintenance on a car not only prolongs the life of the
Oct 30, 2006 - 7:58:00 PM
Gasoline,Octane and Engine Knock
Gasoline. It is what fuels our cars and trucks. We fill our vehicles up with it at least once a week. We have paid up to $3.00 a gallon for it, and would probably pay what ever price was asked for it. We need it, to get to work, play,
Oct 30, 2006 - 12:52:00 AM
Converting A Diesel Engine to Biodiesel
You would have to live in a cave to have known of the fuel pricing crisis. The past summer has proven to be an economic disaster for individual consumers and retailers alike. No one wanted to use any more gas than necessary. The result was a dramatic decrease in cash
Oct 30, 2006 - 12:34:00 AM
Do Spoilers Hurt Gas Mileage
Sure, they look cool on the right make and model of car, but what do spoilers really do for the performance and handling of a car? And do they improve gas mileage at all? With the recent price hike in gas, many car owners are looking for any way possible
Oct 29, 2006 - 9:10:00 PM
Air Conditioning Versus Open Windows
Due to the high price of gasoline in recent history, the media in all of its forms is over run with tips and hints to minimize the cost at the pumps. Some are legitimate and will actually prove to be beneficial; others are a load of, well let’s say, used
Oct 29, 2006 - 2:50:00 PM
Time of Day Matters When Buying Gas
Heading into the holiday season, everyone is looking for ways to cut corners and save some money in preparation of the overwhelming holiday expenses. The price of gas has dropped in the past few weeks, just in time for the holiday spending season. But the price of gas this year
Oct 27, 2006 - 12:10:00 AM
Saving Gas could be as easy as Capping the tank.
They have been left by the side of the road, abandoned on car roofs, and left on gas pumps. The life of a car's gas cap can be perilous at best. Most people don't realize how important these little pieces of vehicles’ really are.
Oct 24, 2006 - 8:42:00 AM
145 Billion Gallons of Gasoline, OH MY!
Here in the US we depend mostly on gasoline to fuel our vehicles. We use over 400 million gallons (400,000,000) of gas a day or about 145 billion gallons of gasoline a year (146,000,000,000). Right now there are over 140,000,000 gas powered vehicles on our roads daily traveling a total
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:26:00 AM
Are We Powerless Over Gasoline Prices?
Drivers have little or no impact on gas prices alone, but if they all stand together to make a statement, they could. Stay away from the big names, and go to the smaller, usually cheaper, competitors. This will make a dent in the bigger named station wallets, and eventually they
Oct 21, 2006 - 12:34:00 AM
California Dreaming is Not All About Gas Prices
California always seems to have one of the highest regular gas prices per gallon in the United States. Right now it is from . 20 to . 38 cents more per gallon than it is on the East coast. The state uses about 16 billion gallons of gasoline a year.
Oct 20, 2006 - 12:06:00 AM
Gasoline Prices Around The World
Yesterday the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was 2.24 In the US On the East coast it was $2.25, and in California it was still up at $2.54. That is still down from a year ago when in the East it was $2.76 and California was up
Oct 19, 2006 - 12:51:00 AM
How to Fight The High Price of Gas
We can all be proactive in our fight to save gas, and use our fuel more efficiently. One tool we can use is the Internet. I found a great site today, it can help us all save the most money we can on gasoline by letting us find the lowest
Oct 18, 2006 - 12:30:00 AM
Diesel Fuel and Gasoline Prices
In the past several years the price of gas, be it diesel or gasoline, has climbed so high it has us spinning. We empty our pockets weekly, or more often, at the pumps. We dish out 40.00 or 50.00, and even more to fill up our gas tanks. It's a
Oct 16, 2006 - 12:43:00 AM
Fuel Efficiency is Optional, Literally
The options you choose for your new vehicle could save you a bundle at the pumps. Although some of these options do add extra weight and use more power, they improve fuel efficiency considerably:
Oct 13, 2006 - 11:10:00 PM
Five High Tech Bells and Whistles That Will Save You Money at the Pump
Technology is making it so easy to do just about everything nowadays, including the way we drive and how fuel-efficient our vehicles are. Consider going high tech if you want to lower your consumption, reduce your greenhouse gas emissions and save fuel. Look for these high tech bells and whistles
Oct 13, 2006 - 11:01:00 PM
How You Can Get Better Gas Mileage
Your not alone if you are sick and tired of rising gas prices. At the gas pumps people are paying 30, 40, 50 dollars or more to fill up their cars with gasoline. There is not much you can do about the price of gas, but there are some things
Oct 6, 2006 - 9:51:00 AM
Avoid 'Gas-Saving' Scams
With reports of dwindling oil reserves and volatile gas prices, the average motorist is looking for ways to save at the pump. But Jeff Stokes, vice president of World Energy Solutions (symbol WEGY), an energy services company based in St. Petersburg, Fla., warns motorists not to fall prey to gas-saving
Oct 4, 2006 - 12:18:00 AM
AAA Warns Drivers to Be Wary Of 'Fuel-Saving' Additives
Drivers looking to stretch fuel dollars by boosting their vehicles' fuel efficiency may be left feeling an added pinch in the pocketbook if they decide to experiment with gasoline additives that promise big fuel economy gains, warns AAA. "Some gasoline additives improve engine drivability by removing deposits from fuel injectors
Oct 4, 2006 - 12:01:00 AM
Which Engine is For Me? Diesel or Gasoline?
Diesel engines are sometimes viewed as being loud and stinky. Some people think they only belong in tractors. Those people are right, diesels do smell, and they are noisy, but they are cheaper to run than a gas engine.
Oct 1, 2006 - 7:56:00 PM
Free Breathing Improves Gas Mileage
Imagine trying to do strenuous exercise with a dirty handkerchief over your nose and mouth. You never do it, right? Yet everyday, people ask their car or truck to do very strenuous exercise with a "dirty handkerchief over its nose: a clogged and dirty air filter. Changing an air filter
Sep 5, 2006 - 10:45:00 PM
Improve Fuel Economy with the Right Tools
Americans have been suffering “sticker shock” every time they pull into the gas station lately. Fuel prices keep rising with no end in sight. With high fuel prices on the minds of most Americans, finding ways to be more economical and fuel efficient are on the rise. So what can
Aug 23, 2006 - 10:42:00 PM
If going to the gas station fuels your concerns these days, you're not alone. Many factors have caused gasoline prices to fluctuate, including rising global demand for crude oil, tighter supplies and instability in some major oil-producing nations. The good news: Automakers are working to squeeze more miles out of
Aug 6, 2006 - 11:04:00 PM
It Can Be Easier Than You Think To Cut Motor Vehicle Costs
The cost of vehicle ownership is increasing and now more than ever, it's important to find ways to stretch your fuel budget. According to a new survey from Shell, 78 percent of drivers believe it is possible to increase fuel economy by following driving and vehicle maintenance tips; however, four
Aug 6, 2006 - 9:56:00 PM
Tips for Saving at the Pump As You Take to the Roads
Labor Day marks the end of two favorite summer pastimes: vacation road trips and summer blockbuster movie releases.
Several of this summer's movies take you behind the wheel for exciting car chases with unbelievable maneuvers and speed-defying moments. While the actors in these movies may not be thinking about fuel
Jul 6, 2006 - 6:23:00 PM
Improve Your Gas Mileage: Car Tricks
The condition of your vehicle affects your gas mileage rate, so taking the time to keep your car tuned up and tracking some key issues will help you increase your overall mileage.
Jul 5, 2006 - 10:07:00 PM
Improve Your Gas Mileage: Driving Tips
Gas prices aren't going down any time soon, and during times of high travel (such as summer), prices are even higher than usual. What can you do to make the most of your fuel? Using some simple driving tips can help you get the most mileage for your money.
Jul 3, 2006 - 4:30:00 PM
Fuel and Oil Additives Fuel Vehicle Performance
A growing number of drivers are turning to high-performance products in an effort to improve their vehicle's performance. Some modifications can be expensive, but there are cost-effective ways to rev your vehicle's engine without breaking the bank.
Jun 14, 2006 - 7:43:00 PM
Filter In Savings At The Gas Pump
Feeling the pinch at the pump? Record gasoline prices have many drivers concerned about their vehicle's fuel economy. However, a simple maintenance procedure can help motorists improve their gas mileage. According to Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency, replacing a clogged air filter can improve gas mileage by as
Jun 11, 2006 - 1:14:00 AM
New Tools And Features Available To Help SUV Owners Save At The Pump
Here's a quick look at some of the top automotive trends of the year. Greater fuel efficiency is certainly at the top of the list, particularly with rising gas prices. Drivers across the country are looking for ways to maximize every penny at the pump. For some, that means avoiding
Jun 4, 2006 - 1:00:00 AM
Tips for Conserving Gas
Despite gasoline prices nearing or above $3 per gallon in various parts of the United States, Americans still fill their SUVs. And most likely they won't cancel their vacation plans for the summer - the season when more people are on the road traveling - because driving there is just
May 25, 2006 - 8:30:00 PM
Tips To Save Gas-And Money
Motorists may not need to put the brakes on their lifestyles to save at the pump. Try these simple fuel-saving tips instead.
May 21, 2006 - 10:48:00 PM
Gas-Saving Tips In Trying Times
Every day seems to bring higher prices at the gas pump. Here are some gas-saving tips from the experts at the non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
May 21, 2006 - 10:44:00 PM
Fuel Your Savings With A New Air Filter
In 1985, sport utility vehicles (SUVs) accounted for only 2 percent of new vehicle sales. But by 2001, one in four new vehicles purchased was an SUV, according to The SUV Info Link Web site. With the prevalence of these large, gas-guzzling vehicles on the road today, more consumers are
May 21, 2006 - 10:36:00 PM
How to Improve Your Gas Mileage and Performance by Pushing a Button
Have you ever wished that your car, truck or SUV had more horsepower? Every driver appreciates more power for climbing hills, accelerating onto highways and passing slow-moving traffic. How about better fuel economy? The rising price of gasoline has made motorists conscious of the cost of a fill-up.
Apr 24, 2006 - 8:43:00 PM
Why Diesel is the Way to Go
Want to save money, conserve energy and do what’s best for the environment at the same time? Then the next time you’re in the market for a new car or truck, diesel is the way to go. Vehicles powered by diesel engines are the most fuel-efficient on the market today.
Apr 24, 2006 - 8:41:00 PM
Fuel Filters and Gas Mileage
The current state of high gas prices has many drivers scrambling around for ways to improve their cars’ gas mileage. There is no simple fix for the outrageous fuel costs that are plaguing the automotive industry. However, simple as it may seem, the best way to get the most for
Apr 22, 2006 - 11:50:00 PM
Improve Your Gas Mileage
Does the cost of gas have you fuming at the pump? If carpooling and public transportation are not the answers for you, you'll be happy to know there are ways to improve your fuel economy no matter what type of car you are driving.
Apr 13, 2006 - 6:03:00 PM
2006 Most and Least Fuel Efficient Vehicles
2006 Most and Least Fuel Efficient Vehicles ranked by MPG
Feb 27, 2006 - 10:29:00 PM
Affordable Car Repairs Help Seniors- The Opposite Will Drive Seniors Out Of Their Cars
Whether they're on the road to retirement or already living on easy street, America's seniors depend on their cars and trucks. Yet trend watchers say many seniors may soon lose the right to decide where to have their vehicles repaired. Instead, they will have to take their cars, trucks and
Jan 22, 2006 - 12:08:00 AM
Do-It-Yourself Projects To Improve Gas Mileage
The gas mileage you get out of your vehicle may depend on the work you put into it. Mechanics say that caring for your vehicle from the inside out is one of the best ways to make it more fuel efficient. That may be why car owners are increasingly performing
Dec 18, 2005 - 11:48:00 PM
Help Improve Fuel Economy With Proper Vehicle Maintenance
High fuel prices make motorists more concerned than ever about saving money at the pump. Relief is here: keeping up with regular vehicle maintenance can improve fuel economy. Clogged fuel injectors and air filters, dirty spark plugs and underinflated tires make engines and other vehicle components work harder and consume
Oct 27, 2005 - 11:15:00 PM
UPS Experts Offer Tips for Better Gas Mileage
Just one year ago, who would have imagined paying near or above $3-a-gallon for gasoline in America? Or Web sites dedicated to finding the lowest local cost for gasoline? Or contest prizes offering a tank or two of free gas?
But paying $50 or more to fill the tank of
Oct 27, 2005 - 11:13:00 PM
How to Get More for Your Money at the Gas Pump
Gas prices have been spiraling out of control for months, and there is no end in sight. Increased gas prices do not just hit you when you fill up your tank though. Just think about it for a minute and you will realize how many other ways rising oil and
Sep 18, 2005 - 12:40:00 AM
Easy Ways To Save Money On Gas
Learn how to save on gas with the rising cost of fuel.
Gas prices are soaring across the nation. We have oil prices rising due to the shortages and also damages to some oil pumps from Hurricane Katrina. We have some tips on proven ways to save on gas on
Sep 18, 2005 - 12:28:00 AM
10 Tips For Saving Cash On Your Gas
Gas prices are getting more and more ridiculous. And it’s going to keep increasing with no limit in sight! For the new car owners out there, do you know that a gallon of unleaded gasoline used to cost only $1.25? Therefore, it is becoming more and more important to maximize
Sep 18, 2005 - 12:20:00 AM
Is it Time to Make a Withdrawal from the Gas Bank?
Wouldn’t it be great if you could have predicted the ridiculous prices that gasoline would hit, and bought a bunch of it before prices went through the roof? Actually, many people did just that and, no, they didn’t have big underground storage tanks in their back yards. These people joined
Sep 12, 2005 - 11:25:00 PM
Use Credit Cards to Cut Gas Prices
With gasoline prices soaring out of control, wouldn’t it be nice if you could shave even a few pennies off of every gallon? The Key to Lowering Your Gasoline Costs is to “Charge It” Yep, charge it, but not just on any credit card. If you want to start paying
Sep 12, 2005 - 11:20:00 PM
Gas-Saving Tips From The Pros
There's good news for SUV owners who want to use less gasoline. With a little bit of planning, it's possible to save fuel-and money-while improving your SUV's performance. Here's some time-tested advice from the experts at the group that tests and certifies automotive technicians-the nonprofit National Institute for Automotive Service
Aug 25, 2005 - 3:09:00 PM
Don't Let Gas Prices Drive Your Travel Decisions
Just because gas prices hit record highs, you don't have to let that keep you idle. There are ways to save. Tires Tie In to Gas Savings: Check the air pressure in your tires regularly. The U.S. Department of Energy reports one pound of underinflation costs two to three miles
Aug 25, 2005 - 3:02:00 PM
Simple Ways To Save On Car-Related Costs
According to AAA, it costs more than 56 cents per mile, or $8,410 per year, to own and operate a new passenger vehicle. The most recent data available from the National Automobile Dealers Association has the average sticker price for a new car at $27,550. So buying a car or
May 25, 2005 - 12:22:00 AM
Pump Up Your Savings With These Fuel Economy Tips
Drivers are hitting the highways more than ever. Since 1970, Americans have increased their vehicle miles traveled by 155 percent, according to a recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report.
Coupled with the rising cost of fuel, this increase in miles driven means that performing regular vehicle maintenance is more important
May 18, 2005 - 10:35:00 PM
Tips To Take The Sting Out Of High Gasoline Prices
When gasoline prices are high, nobody wants to be fuelish. It's bad for your pocketbook and the nation as well. According to the Department of Energy, passenger cars and light trucks account for almost 47 percent of U.S. oil consumption and are a major source of air pollution. Luckily, there
May 10, 2005 - 9:47:00 PM
Gas Saving Tips from the Pros
With the price of gasoline slated to rise steeply, it makes more sense than ever to conserve it; not to mention it's the environmentally friendly thing to do. Here's some Earth Day advice from the pros at the non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) that you can use
May 3, 2005 - 7:47:00 PM
Maintain That Fuel Economy
With the price at the pump looking more and more like the price of steak, properly maintaining your vehicle is more critical than ever. The more efficient an internal combustion engine runs, the cleaner the tailpipe emissions, and the more heat energy it develops from the fuel consumed in combustion.
Apr 29, 2005 - 12:13:00 AM
6 Earth-Friendly Auto Tips
Last year marked a turning point in which Earth-friendly alternative-fuel and hybrid vehicles gained major attention and an increasing market share. On top of that, the AAA Great Battery Roundup collected more than 20,000 used vehicle batteries and disposed of them in an environmentally sound manner.
Apr 18, 2005 - 10:43:00 PM
Tips for Motorists to Save Money at the Pump
Forecasters say the price of gasoline likely will set records throughout this busy driving season, which certainly will shrink many a bank account. Is there anything a motorist can do? According to the professionals at the nonprofit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), changing a few driving habits and
Apr 18, 2005 - 10:41:00 PM
Take Control of Rising Gas Prices
Does your money seem to evaporate with every trip to the gas station? You can add miles to every gallon you pump simply by maintaining your vehicle and practicing fuel-saving driving habits. "Most motorists don't realize that it's the little things that don't take a lot of time or cost
Apr 18, 2005 - 10:13:00 PM
Carpooling Tips for an Enjoyable Ride to Work
During its heyday in the 1970s, carpooling became a successful way of conserving gas, combating horrific traffic jams in big cities, and diminishing air pollution that was reaching alarming levels.
But with the advent of urban sprawl and a surplus of gas and oil, many decided that carpooling was no
Feb 17, 2005 - 7:32:00 PM
Saving At The Pump
Here's a tip to help drive down what you pay at the pump. The sticker saying how many miles to the gallon a new vehicle gets is only an estimate. Actual mileage varies and is largely dependent on your driving habits and other factors.
Feb 15, 2005 - 11:55:00 PM