Problems with gas?

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Odds are though that you are reading this because of the inflation of gas prices over the past couple of years.

With fuel prices at an all time high, and with no relief in sight, getting the most out a tank of gas is Fuel Pumpweighing heavily on the minds of most Americans. Sure, you could always walk to work or perhaps ride a bicycle, but the reality of the matter is that we depend greatly on motor vehicles to get us to and from work, the grocery and other obligations. The fine folks at Howstuffworks.com with the help of Consumer Guide® have put together a list of ways to improve your fuel economy. Here are a few examples.

  • S-L-O-W D-O-W-N. Going fast is so tempting. Not only do we do it to keep up with the flow of traffic, but if we can save even five minutes, it seems worth it. But if you’re on the highway, driving 60 miles per hour instead of 70 mph will save you 2-4 miles per gallon over the duration of your trip.
  • Windows up. Again, this is tough, especially on pleasant days. But having the windows down creates aerodynamic drag that causes an engine to work harder. On the highway, this can decrease fuel economy by up to 10 percent.
  • Lighten up. The less weight in your vehicle, the better your fuel economy. Clean out that trunk!

The complete article is available at the link below.

How to improve your fuel economy– Howstuffworks.com

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2 responses to “Problems with gas?

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