In the race to improve efficiency and cut emissions, more and more automakers are turning to forced induction as a way of increasing fuel economy without sacrificing drivability. Continue Reading...
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Cost is often the first thing that comes to mind when motorists think of gasoline. Many will drive halfway across town to save a couple cents per gallon. Additionally, purchasing regular-grade fuel to save money can be an exercise in false economy, especially if your vehicle is designed for premium gas. Continue Reading...
Is your vehicle not living up to the promises made on its window sticker? Do your real-world miles per gallon look like the prices on a fast-food value menu? If fuel economy is falling short here are some possible culprits and a few solutions to maximize your MPG. Continue Reading...
The annual Eco-Run is once again underway, put on by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Continue Reading...
The average fuel economy of light vehicles sold in the United States dipped to 25.1 mpg in February, falling by 0.2 month-over-month. Continue Reading...
Newton’s third law says that for every action, there is a reaction. You might have seen the list of the 10 greenest cars of 2015 on AutoGuide.com earlier this week. While Newton’s third law doesn’t exactly apply here, you get the idea. Continue Reading...
The average fuel economy of all vehicles sold in the U.S. climbed by 0.3 mpg in January over the previous month. Continue Reading...
Weight is the mortal enemy of performance and efficiency. One of the most effective ways of increasing a vehicle’s fuel economy and improving its driving dynamics is to cut unnecessary mass. Every component is fair game for optimization, including turbochargers. Continue Reading...
Modern vehicles feature electrical systems that operate on 12 volts. This has pretty much been the industry standard since about the mid-1950s. But engineers at Continental are working to really step things up. Continue Reading...
Gas prices may be dropping, but fuel economy is still king when it comes to deciding which vehicle to purchase. Continue Reading...
Ford is examining the possibility of using more continuously variable transmissions in its vehicles to boost fuel economy. Continue Reading...
The most powerful car to ever wear a Chevrolet badge shipped from the factory in Bowling Green, Ky. Continue Reading...
The next great American supercar makes 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque and as you probably guessed, goes through gulps of gasoline. Continue Reading...
You can’t knock the hustle of Hyundai and Kia, just days after the Korean automakers were forced to pay an unprecedented amount of money for false MPG reports, the duo have announced that they’re looking to improve their fuel numbers substantially. Continue Reading...
It will cost Hyundai and Kia more than $350 million to settle the government’s two-year investigation into the inflated fuel-economy ratings of some 1.2 million vehicles. Continue Reading...
Hyundai and Ford aren’t the only manufacturers that have been forced to revise their fuel-economy scores. Now BMW is joining this hall of shame. Continue Reading...
Corporate Average Fuel Economy, CAFE for short, is a series of regulations designed to improve the efficiency of vehicles sold in the United States. Automakers will be required to average 54.5 miles per gallon by the year 2025. Continue Reading...
The U.S. has reached an all-time high in average fuel economy with Mazda claiming the highest number among major automakers. Continue Reading...
Diesel. To many American drivers the “D” word is something of a mystery. It’s associated with construction equipment, tractor trailers and hillbillies “rollin’ coal” in their modified pickups, spewing more black smoke than a burning pile of used tires. Continue Reading...
Official fuel economy ratings have been doled out for new 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, pegging the car at 22 mpg on the highway. Continue Reading...
New cars leaving dealership lots last month helped push average fuel economy in the U.S. to an all-time high. Continue Reading...
Fuel economy ratings for the upcoming GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado were released today. Continue Reading...
Despite a growing population, global fuel use is projected to decline after the year 2021. By 2035 overall consumption is expected to dip by 4 percent. Continue Reading...
Midsize sedans are a big deal; this segment is one of the most important in the automotive industry. Corporate fortunes are won or lost on the backs of these versatile, hard-working cars. Continue Reading...