Fuel-efficient vehicles are extremely important. Because we need to cut our fuel consumption and find other ways of powering cars, fuel-efficient vehicles are now very popular. Check out these great fuel-efficient vehicle articles from HowStuffWorks.
Can ethanol damage your engine?
How Carbon-neutral E-fuels Work
How Plant-microbial Fuel Cells Work
Sweet Sorghum: The Sweetest Fuel You'll Ever Taste!
How Algaculture Works
What's the process to convert wine into fuel?
Summer-grade Versus Winter-grade Fuel
Why Is Gas More Expensive in the Summer Than in the Winter?
What's the Most Americans Have Ever Paid for Gas?
Is It Bad to Drive Without a Gas Cap?
Running on Empty? How Bad Is It for Your Car?
Do fuel additives really do anything?
Love It or Hate It: Stop-start Technology Is Here to Stay
Flexible Fuel Technology: Flex Engines
How Flex-Fuel Vehicles Work
Why would someone want to steal the hybrid badge from my car?
Top 10 Alternative Fuels on the Road Right Now
Do hybrid cars get power through kinetics?
What's keeping you from making the leap from your gas-guzzling car to an electric vehicle? We'll tell you why they're easier to buy and own than you think.
Automaker Rivian has the potential to disrupt the EV market like no company has since Tesla. But can it dethrone Elon Musk's car company as the dominant maker of EVs?
By John Donovan
Thanks, Elon Musk.
Hey car manufacturers, are you taking notes?
Will these hollow strands of laser-cut nickel revolutionize car manufacturing? And would you really want a car body that's just 0.01 percent solid? Maybe -- it's pretty resilient stuff.
There’s a lot of buzz these days about electric vehicles, as years of prototypes and waiting at last give way to cars like the Chevy Volt and the Toyota Prius. But if gasoline is no longer king, is there room for solar power in the auto industry?
Electric vehicles have been around since the first half of the 19th century; however, until recently, no reliable, mass-producible batteries were manufactured that could make electric cars competitive with gas-powered vehicles. That's beginning to change.
Both hybrid and electric vehicles use battery packs to power electric motors. Some systems are capable of generating 300 volts or more. Isn't it dangerous to drive these high-voltage cars through deep puddles?
Want to drive an E85 vehicle but don't know which automakers make E85 ethanol flex fuel vehicles? Our guide to E85 vehicles will tell you which ones are compatible and whether or not a flex-fuel vehicle is right for you.
By Chuck Giametta