Automobile Energy Conservation Tips

Below are some things that you can easily do to help get better fuel mileage and save money. There are many other things that you can do to help use less fuel while driving. It is estimated that in order to maintain transportation energy demand growing at a constant rate until 2025, approximately 10% of all automobiles must use no petroleum products!

If you are in the market for a new or used car, look for a vehicle that has a high mileage rating. Of course following the basics to getting better mileage will only help more.

Tune up your automobile

car tuneup

Keep your car running well to save fuel and money. You can save up to 40% of your fuel costs by keeping your car tuned up!

Check your tire pressure


Checking and maintaining proper tire pressure will improve your mileage. Proper tire pressure also reduces wear on your tires and helps maintain better road traction.

Drive at constant speeds (whenever possible!)

racecars Driving at constant speed can dramatically improve your fuel efficiency. Accelerating quickly burns fuel much less efficiently!

Reduce idling time

Don't let your car idle for too long. As a general rule, if you will be stopped for longer than one minute it is more efficient to turn the car off and restart when you are ready to move. Another way to reduce idling time is to avoid drive thru lines (go inside to get that fast food!).

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