Posts Tagged: fuel economy
September 29, 2017
What’s To Come in the Electric Pickup Truck Market
The classic pickup truck is all about power, durability, and dependability, but none of those should be compromised when going electric. Is the world ready for electric pickup trucks and can they measure up and replace what we already have? The answer is “yes.” Of course, they can. Just as people doubted that electric vehicles would ever be good enough, each month it seems[…]
August 13, 2012
MPG: Two vehicles boost fuel economy by 3 mpg; one saves $5,500 more. Why?
Today’s a quick post using fuel economy (mpg) numbers to estimate potential gas savings. More specifically, this is about a common mistake. Let’s say you’re considering two options: Replace your SUV with a new one that gets 3 mpg better. Replace your commuter car with a new one that gets 3 mpg better. Which option will save you more money? For this simple[…]
August 1, 2012
Gas Mileage: Which car manufacturer was fined over $260 million?
Since the late 70s we’ve had mandated fuel economy standards in North America. In America, these are called the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards and they are intended to bring better gas mileage (higher mpg) vehicles to market. Originally CAFE was a response to the crisis caused by the 1973 Oil Embargo. Some readers may remember the odd-even gas rationing system during the crisis.[…]