5 Reasons Diesel Deserves Attention

diesel deserves attentionThough most cars and SUVs run on gasoline, there has been a marked increase in the number of diesel-powered models available in recent years. There are multiple reasons diesel deserves attention in today’s world of high fuel prices and efforts to make environmentally-friendly cars. Continue reading

Know the Difference Between a Hybrid and a Fuel Sipper? A Glossary of Vehicle Types

hybrid and fuel sipper-glossary of vehicle typesThere are many types of vehicles in the auto industry today and many ways to classify them. In fact, there are so many often-overlapping car classes, drivers often don’t know the difference between a hybrid and fuel sipper or a crossover and SUVContinue reading

Manual Transmissions Are Fuel Efficient and Cheaper? Debunking the Myths

manual transmissions - mythsWhen it comes to choosing a new car, the vast majority of people buy a car with an automatic transmission. However, the higher gas prices and mediocre economy of the past few years have caused many people to take a closer look at manual transmissions. Manuals, after all, are supposed to be more fuel efficient and cheaper to own. But is that really the case?  Continue reading

Check Out The DOE Fuel Economy Website For Another Take On Your Car’s Mileage

fuel economy website, mpg ratingsWhen shopping for a new car, most people research different models and take into consideration the posted MPG ratings of each vehicle. The mileage ratings listed on window stickers and in advertisements are known as EPA averages, because they are based on a testing method developed by the Environmental Protection Agency.  Continue reading