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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.

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When will we run out of fossil fuels?

Doomsday scenarios about when the globe will run out of fossil fuels have been flowing since the 1950s, when Shell geologist M. King Hubbert created a mathematical model showing what would happen to United States domestic oil production in the coming years.


Why do some engines use a dry sump oil system?

Why do some engines use a dry sump oil system?

A dry sump is used in both race cars and some motorcycles (like Harley-Davidsons). What is the advantage of a dry sump? See more »

What does octane mean?

What does octane mean?

What does octane mean? See more »

What is the problem with MTBE in gasoline?

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