Everyone wants their vehicles to get better gas mileage. Not all gas savers are what they’re cracked up to be, however. Here are some snake oil gas-saving devices that numerous automotive industry sources have deemed fuel-saving hoaxes. Hydrogen generators Hydrogen generators may run anywhere from a few dollars for a book of plans on how Read on! →


Consumers are always looking for good ways to save gas as they take to the highways and byways. Various additive products exist that supposedly improve a car’s fuel economy, but these products have been met with skepticism by experts. Driving techniques like hypermiling have grounding in scientific fact. However, one driving technique that some associate Read on! →


In this ongoing era of green automotive technology, the desire to get there faster while expending as little fuel with as small an environmental footprint as possible has prompted automakers to tap into a very basic formula. In order to achieve fuel economy, there four basic concepts are weight of the vehicle, aerodynamics of the Read on! →


Old or new, vehicles are bound to leak at some point during their lifetime. Being able to identify vehicle leaks can help you save money and time. Identifying liquid drops The drops and drips that show up under your vehicle can indicate what might be wrong with your car. Try to park your vehicle on Read on! →


If your car still has the same old stock stereo system and you’d like something better, it is possible to do it yourself. Before undertaking any upgrade project, however, it is important to be prepared. Here are some things to keep in mind when upgrading your car stereo, with an eye toward minimizing cost while Read on! →


Many of the newest hybrid vehicles make use of a basic-but-revolutionary concept. When the vehicle isn’t moving, the engine shuts off, saving power. Some are now suggesting that shutting off a gas-powered engine could be a way to save significant amounts of fuel. The idea of stop starts Called “stop starts” or “stop-start technology,” the Read on! →


If your life or the life of someone you love has ever been touched by the horror of vehicular manslaughter, you may find this compilation disturbing. For fans of trivia and the macabre, you’re in the right place. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Famous vehicular homicide cases, in Read on! →


Drivers, fall is in full swing, which means winter isn’t far away. Icy conditions in northern climes equate to very dangerous roadways, which in turn require special defensive driving techniques. Here are some tips for how to drive on ice so you won’t find yourself in the unenviable position of being “on ice.” Driving on Read on! →


When General Motors first introduced the Chevrolet Volt, it was estimated the vehicle got 230 miles per gallon. The government formula that was used to calculate this number, though, was never officially approved. This means that the estimation of miles per gallon for most hybrids will have to be recalculated — not just the Chevy Read on! →


The older a car gets, the more expensive it becomes to keep her on the road. On the other hand, if you keep Old Reliable running, you save money on hefty monthly car payments. Finding the point at which that balance tips in the favor of repair costs is the crux of determining when to Read on! →