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Forum: Fuel Efficiency & Emissions

Discuss tips and techniques for getting the most from a gallon of gas. And share your concerns about what comes out of the tailpipe.

  1. More Mileage Stories

    I just visited the "Mileage Stories" on this web site, and I thought I'd start a thread with some of our other stories. I see a lot of posts...

    Started by ‎, 02-23-2005 09:12 AM
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    02-26-2005 09:51 AM Go to last post
  2. Extreme Mileage

    Okay, so I've read the extreme mileage notes. Interesting stuff to be sure. But has anyone taken some more extreme efforts like the racing types...

    Started by ‎, 12-01-2005 01:18 AM
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    12-01-2005 09:48 AM Go to last post
  3. THE EV ADVANTAGE

    Its been about a year ago that I ordered my FWD Ford Escape Hybrid. The first thing I did was get on the web and try to find all the information I...

    Started by ‎, 12-01-2005 08:23 PM
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    03-22-2006 11:01 AM Go to last post
  4. Hybrid's and air conditioning

    I happily read the discussion started by Asian Brad re: hybrid batteries. I had been told that buying a hybrid in an area that requires a lot of air...

    Started by ‎, 12-02-2005 11:54 PM
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    09-27-2006 01:07 AM Go to last post
  5. Hybrid Drivers on Avoiding Road Rage

    I recently bought a 2006 Prius and just love it. I'm getting a sense of how to "power drive" it, which often involves slowing down or at least...

    Started by ‎, 07-14-2006 03:43 AM
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    07-19-2006 12:58 PM Go to last post
  6. Heater or A/C

    It's amazing how many drivers do'nt know that by selcting recycle fo both heating & cooling you heat/cool faster & save on gas . I was LOL when I...

    Started by ‎, 12-22-2005 09:24 PM
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    01-19-2006 11:54 PM Go to last post
  7. 45mpg+ Vehicles, 57 Models non-US

    According to DOE, http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/byMPG.htm, on 12/22/05 there are only 4 vehicles available in the US that achieve combined average...

    Started by ‎, 12-29-2005 09:02 PM
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    10-28-2006 02:51 AM Go to last post
  8. A/C and gas Mileage

    Has the Idaho National Laboratory done equivalent test for non-hybrid cars so that we can compare apples to apples?

    Started by ‎, 01-07-2006 06:51 PM
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    01-09-2006 02:28 AM Go to last post
  9. Oh Yea! I finally made my summer goal.

    Finally made my summertime goal of exceeding 1,000 miles on a single tank: http://www.greenhybrid.com/share/files/2/0/2/70-1003.jpg Driver: Hot...

    Started by ‎, 09-02-2006 01:08 PM
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    09-04-2006 05:36 AM Go to last post
  10. Hybrids and Aggressive Driving

    A study from the DOE showed that hybrid fuel economy suffers under more demanding driving conditions, including high speeds and/or fast acceleration:...

    Started by ‎, 01-19-2006 10:56 PM
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    08-01-2006 02:39 AM Go to last post
  11. Terrible press ignorance on Hybrids

    This article is terrible - just shows the average news staffer still knows nothing! Any site showing hybrid mileage database will de-bunk this. ...

    Started by ‎, 10-16-2006 11:18 PM
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    10-16-2006 11:18 PM Go to last post
  12. Hybrid vs two gas burning cars

    Does a hybrid burn cleaner than two gas burning cars? If so they should raise the carpool lanes to three people in a car and let the hybrids stay in...

    Started by ‎, 10-20-2006 02:50 AM
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    10-20-2006 02:50 AM Go to last post
  13. Long distance Range

    can someone tell me how far can you drive these cars? How fast can you drive them?

    Started by ‎, 09-01-2005 05:58 AM
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    10-13-2005 04:26 AM Go to last post
  14. What's the actual mpg for all hybrids?

    For all you hybrid owners out there. What's the mpg you're getting. I'm interested in know since I want to purchase a hybrid myself. Just fill in...

    Started by ‎, 09-02-2005 05:17 AM
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    07-13-2014 08:30 AM Go to last post
  15. hybrids as enviroment friendly as think

    Some hybrids use twice as much fuel as a VW Lupo. They contain components that may be future problems in landfills and the extra energy (& pollution)...

    Started by ‎, 01-16-2005 09:08 PM
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    05-31-2007 10:09 PM Go to last post
  16. ARE HYBRIDS REALLY GREENER?

    I read a newspaper article today 4\4\06 that stated: Are HybridsReally Greener? The argument was, from production to dismantling and battery...

    Started by ‎, 04-05-2006 08:00 AM
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    04-05-2006 11:21 PM Go to last post
  17. Consumer Reports is WRONG!

    I just received the November 05 issue of Consumer Reports, which rates mid-sized SUVs. It's great that the Highlander Hybrid and the Lexus 400h are...

    Started by ‎, 09-27-2005 08:13 PM
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    10-14-2005 04:42 AM Go to last post
  18. Ever feel embarassed filling up a hybrid

    Just interested, Do any of you fellow hybrid car owners feel a little embarassed filling up, especially alongside gas-guzzlers filling up too? ...

    Started by ‎, 05-02-2006 03:24 AM
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    06-10-2007 07:13 AM Go to last post
  19. Fuel economy in mountain country

    I live in Pittsburgh PA. For those who are familiar with Pittsburgh's topography, you know this city is similar to San Francisco. I have never...

    Started by ‎, 02-08-2005 10:34 PM
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    06-10-2007 07:20 AM Go to last post
  20. Hybrid Fuel Economy and Fuel Octane

    Just a question for all you HCH and Prius owners: have you noticed a significant difference in fuel economy between octane grades of fuel? The...

    Started by ‎, 10-07-2005 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,182
    10-13-2005 03:43 PM Go to last post

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