A Driver’s Guide to Fuel Economy
You've probably always thought of your car’s fuel usage in terms of miles per gallon (mpg), but there are some new metrics to know.
What the heck is this "kilowatt-hours per 100 miles" business on new EPA car labels?
10 Real Ways to Save Fuel
Fuel Consumption per 100 Miles
MPGe vs. MPG
Kilowatt-hours per 100 Miles
How to Curb Your Fuel Consumption
Most of us have been told that driving with the air conditioner switched on uses a lot more fuel than simply rolling the windows down to cool off. But is that always true?
For as long as we've complained about gas prices, there's been an army of inventors offering devices to stretch our mileage further. But which ones work and which are hoaxes?
This means the engine must work much harder than if the car was moving in a vacuum, burning some fuel just to move the air out of the way. Leanr more about why aerodynamics matter for gas mileage.
Corn distilled into ethanol and mixed with gasoline is used to create E85. Each gallon of E85 consists of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline. Learn the pros and cons of this fuel.
Why are governments, private businesses and academic institutions collaborating to research develop and produce fuel cells? Learn how fuel cells work and how efficient they really are.
Gas is the bloodline that keeps America moving, and tracking prices can feel like a roller coaster ride. They're down one month, up the next, before climbing more than 50 percent in a year.
As gasoline continues to lose its cachet as a reliable energy source, auto manufacturers have started to turn toward cleaner-burning fuels. However, they're still trying to figure out how to use the cleanest fuel of all -- the air we breathe.
On a hot day, you could practically singe your fingers on your car's steering wheel. What if all that heat could be leveraged to power its engine? Well, it'd be a free ride.
I know that the faster I drive my car the more gas it uses. But on the other hand I'll get to my destination in less time. Is there a "sweet spot" on the speedometer that would give me maximum fuel efficiency? And if so is it different for different car models?