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Fuel Economy

Fuel economy is about maximizing the number of miles your vehicle can travel on a gallon of fuel. The cost of fuel has a major impact on fuel economy. Check out these great fuel economy articles from HowStuffWorks.

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Gas vs. Grid: Gasoline and Electricity Face Off

Gas vs. Grid: Gasoline and Electricity Face Off! Check out this awesome infographic projecting energy consumption in 2012 and discover which cars are the most fuel efficient.


Safe Hypermiling Techniques

Some drivers are drawn to hypermiling because of environmental concerns, while others simply seem to share a passion for fiscal thriftiness. But are there really any safe hypermiling techniques?

Dangerous Hypermiling Techniques

In general, hypermiling is a dangerous practice. In fact, some of the most effective hypermiling strategies work only because the driver intentionally sacrifices control of the vehicle.

Increase Your Car's MPG with Eco-mods

Some of these eco-mods appear to be logical, while others seem a bit like wishful thinking. Can the right eco-mod for your car save you money at the pump?

What are the best sources for unbiased fuel economy data?

As they say, "Your mileage may vary." But if you're new-car shopping, you probably want a reliable fuel economy number. Where do you go? Who can you trust?

How to Calculate Your Car's Fuel Consumption

There are two ways to measure your car's fuel economy: miles per gallon (mpg) and gallons per 100 miles (g/100m). Do you know how to calculate both of these figures?

Everyday Driving Tips to Save Fuel

You're not here looking for ways to not drive your car. Nope, you want advice that will keep you trucking on the cheap, so let's get to it. Here's a freebie: Tying four mattresses onto the top of your car is not super fuel efficient.

Choose the Right Vehicle for Every Task

Driving the right vehicle is important when you have a busy life filled with work, school, family and hobbies. Here's a quick guide to help you choose the right vehicle for any occasion.

Top 12 Ways to Increase Fuel Mileage and Save Money at the Pump

While fuel prices may be dropping at a faster rate than the stock market, drivers are still spending huge portions of their budgets on filling the tank.

How MPGe Works

If you're trying to choose between an all-electric or hybrid car and a conventional, internal combustion-powered ride, how can you tell which one is the most efficient? MPGe is the answer.

How to Read the New Fuel Economy and Environment Labels

Fuel economy labels have been around for about three decades. But now it's time for new labels, and the EPA calls it "the most dramatic overhaul in the history of EPA's labeling program."