A few years ago when gas prices were hovering over $3/gallon and threats of $4 and even $5 were threatening our wallets, investing in a Hybrid didn’t seem like the worst idea. Even though the upfront costs were high, the idea of not taking a second mortgage out to afford filling up our tanks was […]
For the first time in more than a decade, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has revamped its fuel efficiency testing standards so that automakers can give consumers more accurate MPG ratings on new-car window stickers and in advertising.
Let’s be smart about the fuel efficiency tips we follow. Vehicle engines and overall sensor technology has so changed since our parents were saving money on gasoline that their rules often don’t apply. Today, these tips simply won’t yield better fuel mileage: