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How to Improve Fuel Economy and Spend Less at the Pump

How to Improve Fuel Economy and Spend Less at the Pump

Everyone loves saving money, but not everyone knows how to make their dollar stretch at the gas pump. There are a range of things you can do to improve fuel economy, including changing your driving habits and maintaining your vehicle. By adhering to these tips, you’ll find yourself stopping less during your summer road trip. According to How Stuff Works, one of the best ways to save on gas is to simply slow down. Don’t speed, but also avoid accelerating…

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What Is Hypermiling?

What Is Hypermiling?

Every vehicle that hits the market comes with EPA-estimated fuel economy numbers. Most people will expect to meet—or at least come close to—these estimates. And yet for others, they accept these numbers only as a challenge to be bested. These people are hypermilers. What is hypermiling? According to CleanMpg.com, it is “a variety of techniques to improve a vehicle’s fuel economy.” These techniques include: No Idle EPA tests include idling. Therefore, if you can avoid idling, this will help you…

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