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How to Derive Better Gas Mileage

How to Derive Better Gas Mileage

Automobiles
Fossil Fuels that fuel automobiles come from non-renewable sources and contribute to pollution and global warming in a big way. President Obama’s tough auto efficiency standards that aim to improve cars’ mileage by 40 percent are likely to mitigate the energy crisis in a big way. Regulations apart, there are various methods by which individual drivers can increase gas mileage for the vehicles. Good driving style, adherence to basic car maintenance tips and making optimal use of the car increase fuel economy by as much as twenty percent! Driving Style Irrespective of the declared fuel efficiency of your car, your driving style improves gas mileage, or decreases it in a big way. The following are the major fuel economy driving tips: Aggressive acceleration and braking increas...
Tips to Save Gas with an Older Car

Tips to Save Gas with an Older Car

Automobiles
But when high oil costs are met with a slowing economy, some find themselves unable to afford the upgrade. As a car ages, its engine becomes less efficient and requires greater maintenance and care. Here are some tips on how to keep an old clunker running while saving up for that new hybrid model. High Mileage Older Cars Rule Road According to a survey the average age of a car on the road is greater than 9 years, and 68 percent of vehicles have more than 75,000 miles on them. Since a soft economy means Americans are less likely to be able to afford a new fuel-sipper, it’s best to figure out how to reduce gas consumption in an existing vehicle for a while. Tips for a High Mileage Vehicle’s Best Fuel Efficiency -Change the oil. Use premium motor oil and change your oil every ...