One of the major fuel-saving features on hybrid vehicles is now being incorporated into some non-hybrid cars — start-stop systems.
Though 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
There 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 SUV. Continue reading
When 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
When 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
With today’s high gasoline and diesel prices, lingering uncertainty about the economy and concerns about air pollution, most people are interested in ways to save fuel. Continue reading
Though finding a great deal on a car or SUV is important, some people also manage to save money by employing smart driving practices that improve fuel economy. Continue reading