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Fuel consumption is a major issue in today's world. Because oil reserves are running low, we will need to cut our fuel consumption or else the cost of gasoline will only go up. Check out these great fuel consumption articles from HowStuffWorks.

How does a gas pump know when my tank is full?

How does a gas pump know when you've got a full tank? Read this simple explanation of the mechanics that cause a gas pump to shut off when the tank is full.

 What is the problem with MTBE in gasoline?

Why does gasoline contain MTBE, and what is the problem with it? See more »