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Tips for Driving Greener: Save Money & Help the Planet

On the heels of the big annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit, It's fun to think about the possibility of getting a new car. I realize that in a perfectly green world, I would walk …

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Obama Announces 54.5 MPG Fuel Economy Standard

By 2025, many Americans will spend significantly less time --- and money --- at the gas pump. Today, President Obama announced an historic agreement that will nearly double the fuel efficiency of c…

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Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient New Cars

There are lots of different ways to save gas, like changing the way you drive and walking or biking for all commutes under two miles. But according to Consumer Reports, the best way to save gas is …

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Gas: Tremendous Amount Wasted by Speeding

The website Fueleconomy.gov states that for every 5 mph driven over the speed of 60 mph, 24 cents per gallon of gas is effectively added to the cost of fuel, because of the decrease in fuel efficiency…

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The 100-Year Search For A Fuel-Efficient Vehicle

The best place to start saving fuel? Choose a fuel-efficient car. Fuel prices are up--way up, and drivers are desperate for a way to avoid what feels like highway robbery at the gas pump. Despite…

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Hypermiling Tips to Save Gas, Money and the Planet

If the pain at the pump has gotten more than you can bear, there is something you can do. Hypermiling--the act of changing your driving habits in order to get the best possible gas mileage--has risen …

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How to Green the Car You Have

By the Care2 Staff. We can't all afford to buy a hybrid, but we can still make a positive difference to the environment. How you drive and how well you maintain your vehicle can all help. Read t…

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