Buying A New Car Is Greener Than Driving An Old One...Really
At the end of it all, you've got a rolling ton or more ... car that does 30 mpg, and you drive 15,000 miles per year. The newer car does 40 mpg--as many modern compacts can, or will shortly. During those 15,000 miles, your old car will use 500 gallons of gas.
Do You Really Need to Use Heavier Oil in Summer?
Oil is subjected to more ... of car maintenance. Using the right oil is an essential part of keeping your engine healthy, but what does that mean? Let's tackle the specifics of your question first. It used to be that changing oil weight for summer or ...
Does it really save gas to roll down your car windows instead of flipping on the AC?
Every car has a speed at which rolled-down windows cause so much drag as to decrease fuel economy more ... point do the numbers tilt in favor of air conditioning? The Society of Automotive Engineers studied (PDF) this issue back in 2004, using both a ...
Running A Car - How to save fuel
Fuel ... save you money if they help you to avoid traffic black spots. If you've got a sat-nav, or even a map, use it rather than driving around aimlessly in the vague hope of finding your destination. To move weight, your car needs energy. The more ...
Pet Talk: Heat stroke a deadly risk for dogs
McMichael explains that veterinarians use cooling ... the pet in a warm car, provide plenty of water and shade and do not exercise pets — especially flat-faced pets such as Persian cats, boxers and pugs — in the heat. For more information about heat ...