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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. Dangers of Over Inflating Tires

    There have been many postings offering recommendations regarding increasing tire inflation to increase fuel economy. There have also been many...

    Started by vtr5955‎, 05-23-2011 03:33 PM
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  2. Manual Transmission

    I would like to see a car maker build a hybrid or purely electric vehicle that has a shifter & a clutch. I have tried driving an automatic, it...

    Started by Drive a Stick shift‎, 08-02-2008 11:27 AM
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  3. Reality check- hybrids, fuel efficiency

    Well, some people think hybrids are the greatest thing since sliced bread. And maybe they have a point . But let's get something straight. When...

    Started by ‎, 03-11-2005 04:42 AM
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  4. DIY hybrid conversion

    new to forum, sorry if this is a mispost Ok, as a monumental project, I have decided to convert my gas guzzling 1969 firebird into i believe what...

    Started by code_490‎, 02-22-2007 10:28 AM
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  5. 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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  6. Driving strategy for better gas mileage

    I bought my '05 civic hybrid about one month ago and have driven almost 1000 miles. I have been getting around 40mpg (regularly registering 41-42mpg...

    Started by ‎, 12-02-2004 01:33 AM
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    06-21-2008 04:43 AM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. Premium fuel

    Has anyone compared their mileage with premium vs. regular gasoline? In my Civic Hybrid, I estimate that I get almost 10% better mileage with...

    Started by ‎, 05-28-2005 06:39 AM
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    01-29-2009 01:02 AM Go to last post
  9. Best Oil for MPG - 8.7% increase?

    I found this Blog with excellent charts and such. I saw one HCH owner saying Mobil 1 is the way to go - but not according to these charts! ...

    Started by ‎, 02-28-2005 07:24 PM
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  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. louis vuitton schweiz Amyssq

    Ein louis vuitton schweiz weiteres Problem sind Treiber, da in der Post-Ära Windows XP, Treiber, die Sie direkt mit dem Hafen zu experimentieren...

    Started by qsxnuvifeh‎, 09-01-2014 05:17 PM
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  13. Best Tires?

    I have a 2005 Honda Civic Hybrid. I have been getting about 50MPG but I just replaced the factory tires and I dropped by about 7 MPG. I coulld not...

    Started by BUCKEYEINWV‎, 10-06-2008 04:58 AM
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    10-18-2012 08:37 PM Go to last post
  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Motorcycles vs hybrids

    do you really need to drive car 100% of time? there are other alternatives besides hybrids: motorcycles and scooters get 50-80MPG real life MPG, cost...

    Started by ‎, 05-30-2006 09:05 PM
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  17. Are hybrids better for highway or city driving?

    I've been trying to find an answer on the forum, but I have found differing viewpoints regarding if hybrids are better suited for highway or city...

    Started by bellemdm‎, 03-24-2008 09:23 PM
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  18. MPG Display in Dashboards

    The way I see it, the real "problem" with hybrid cars with respect to mileage, is that they show you immediately and over time what your actual gas...

    Started by ‎, 12-25-2004 12:38 AM
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  19. 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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  20. A European Perspecitve - Want 65 mpg?

    As a Brit, working for a German powertrain design consultancy and servicing the US auto industry, i`m intrigued about many things in the American...

    Started by Tom Reedy‎, 06-09-2007 08:36 PM
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