How Much Does a Car Engine Weigh?

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Do you want to know whether your engine’s weight affects your vehicle’s performance, fuel efficiency, or longevity? Dive into this write-up to find out. Introduction Automobile technology has been in constant evolution over the decades. Among the components of any newly released vehicle, the engine always attracts the biggest interest … Read more

8 Ways to Reduce Gas Consumption and Save Money

Reducing gas consumption during a shortage. The hacking of the Colonial Pipeline caused a major breakdown in gasoline delivery that has affected drivers mostly in the southeast. Approximately one-third of Americans found that moving about their routine business is anything but that. Hopefully, gas supplies will soon return to normal, … Read more

7 Facts About the 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel

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A third Duramax GM diesel becomes available. The General Motors Company makes diesel engines under the Duramax name. Most of us are familiar with the 6.6-liter turbo-diesel V8 available with heavy-duty Chevrolet and GMC models. We may even be familiar with the 2.8-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine available in smaller trucks … Read more

What Is Hypermiling? (4 Tips to Start)

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Disclaimer: Never put yourself or other drivers in harm’s way when practicing some of these techniques which may, incidentally, be illegal in some jurisdictions. There is a group of people on the roads who seek to squeeze more miles out of a gallon of fuel than seems scientifically possible. Known … Read more

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid Tops 50 MPG

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The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid by the numbers. Toyota has long held a big edge in the hybrid market, easily selling more vehicles than all of its competitors combined. The Prius, of course, is the best-known Toyota hybrid, but there are other hybrid models available based on the Camry, Avalon, … Read more

Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars of 2016

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What are the most fuel-efficient vehicles of 2016? Our list excludes electric and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles, and features 10 models each averaging a combined 40 mpg. With gas prices at or near the lowest levels we have seen this century, fuel efficiency concerns have been placed on a back … Read more

Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles of 2015 (in 13 Categories)

2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport

With gasoline prices trending somewhere below $2.50 per gallon, the rush to fuel-efficient vehicles has certainly come to a grinding halt. On the other hand, demand for pickup trucks, large utility vehicles and other less-efficient models has soared. Even though pump prices have eased, some drivers continue to search for … Read more

2013 Toyota Prius Three Review

2013 Toyota Prius Three

When you are hot, you are hot. When you are not, then you must be one of the few manufacturers that are taking on the Toyota Prius. These manufacturers currently number just two: Honda and Ford, but each one has much catching up to do if they’re to make a … Read more

Acura ILX Hybrid Takes a Bow

Acura is hoping that its sub-$30,000 price for a premium hybrid sedan will be enough to entice environmentally conscious buyers to check out its latest product. The 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid is out, a vehicle that is priced just $2,000 above the standard gas-powered sedan. It is a model that … Read more

11 EASY Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage

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An automobile is more of a necessity than a luxury in many areas. Unlike U.S. cities that have square, box-like geographies New York, Philadelphia and Boston, many metropolitan areas are spread out. It’s not unusual for commuters to travel 20 to 40 miles to work on a daily basis. In … Read more