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Fuel Conservation Resolutions For The New Year

As the new year comes to a head, many of us have started, or plan on starting, a set of resolutions. Exercise more. Find time for vacation. Healthier eating habits. Wiser spending. The list could go...
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Green-Vehicle Owners Switching to Gas-Powered Cars, Report States

The fuel economy of conventional gasoline-powered vehicles sold in the U.S. has been improving consistently over the past few years. This is mostly due to the fact that the EPA has implemented stricter fuel economy standards as...
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Is 100% Renewable Energy Feasible for Every Country?

Countries around the world currently have very impressive plans to supply all of their energy needs with renewable energy options. How do they plan on doing it? Amazingly, countries are not aiming for total change....
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Hybrids More Efficient in China and in India Than in U.S.

Better fuel economy is clearly the main advantage of hybrids over conventional, gasoline-powered cars. They can be huge money savers in the long run, as they are powered by a combination of electric motors...

Buying a Car in 2014? Consider These Eco-Friendly Options

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, one of these eco-friendly options might be just what you are looking for.

Green Cars Go Beyond Fuel

Automakers have been trying to make motor vehicles more fuel-efficient for decades, aiming to curb CO2 emissions and reduce the negative impact they have on the environment. In their efforts to build more environmentally-friendly...
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Are There Any Eco-Friendly Trucks Among Top US Sales?

When people talk about eco-friendly vehicles with better fuel efficiency, trucks are not usually the first thing that come to mind. Though these are definitely efficient vehicles in their own right, especially when it...

Want To Drive Green – Write Your Politician

There’s been a lot of hype lately over the progress in environmentally-friendly driving machines. Most major automakers have a selection of hybrid vehicles that allow you to cruise on battery power at lower speeds. Biodiesel vehicles that chug on...

Hypermilling Techniques to Get More from a Gas Guzzler

Worried about the environmental impact of your vehicle, but resigned to terrible fuel economy because you have to use it for work? It is indeed possible to improve your car’s fuel economy by utilising...
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Aerodynamics: It’s a drag – Inside the confusing science of highway fuel efficiency

Carmakers compete on thousands of levels, with fuel efficiency increasingly towards the top of the competitive tree. Any self-respecting automotive spec sheet will claim a value called CD, which is laboratory shorthand for ‘coefficient...