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Top 5 Reasons MPG Drops in Colder Weather

Now that summer is, unfortunately, in the rear-view-mirror, perhaps you’ve noticed the days getting shorter and the nights cooler. As temperatures continue to drop, you might also see a slight declin…

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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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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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Hummers vs. Hybrids

Plenty of ink and megapixels were dedicated last year to a study that purported to expose the true cost--in environmental terms--of a Prius and concluded that it was really no more "green" than a Humm…

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Gas Prices and the Hybrid Car

The Internets were abuzz today with Toyota's dramatic unveiling of the next-generation Prius at the North American International Auto Show. The top-selling hybrid hopes to keep its spot with a car tha…

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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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Check Your Tire Pressure, Save Gas

The U.S. Department of Energy claims that you can improve your gas mileage by around 3.3 percent by keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure. I learned the benefits of checking my tires on a…

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