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Will fuel economy regulations change

CAFE Regs Upheld; Cue the Whining

12.01.2016

The EPA announced yesterday that it would hold firm on its 54.5 mile per gallon corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) requirement for 2025. 

is it safe to put the car in neutral on a downhill

Coasting Downhill in Neutral -- Bonus or Boooogus?

11.10.2016

Ted wants to know if coasting down a hill in neutral saves wear and tear, and gas. 

The advantages of a roof rack

Just Put a Roof Rack on It

06.15.2016

When it comes to car buying, Americans tend to buy for the most extreme scenarios and forget about everyday driving. Maybe we should stop. 

is the distance saved by cutting curves on the highway significant

Picking the Smartest Line May be Dumb

06.14.2016

A reader asks if picking a line like a race car driver on the interstate saves gas. 

Ditch that Roof Rack and See Your Fuel Economy Soar

06.01.2016
Save gas by improving aerodynamics, getting rid of useless weight, rolling up the windows, and driving like a sane person.

What -- or Who -- Is Stealing This Toyota's Fuel?

05.16.2016
Anne's RAV 4 is getting lousy gas mileage. Could the fuel system be the culprit, or something more simple?
what could cause my odometer to be so inaccurate

What -- or Who -- Is Stealing This Toyota's Fuel?

05.16.2016

Anne's RAV 4 is getting lousy gas mileage. Could the fuel system be the culprit, or something more simple?

is a prius a good choice for a jetta lover who cares about air pollution

Diesel vs. Hybrid: Which Is Cleaner?

03.10.2016

Barbara has a 2006 VW Jetta diesel that she's considering replacing. Is a Prius a good choice for her? Car Talk's advice here.

is using the pedal or cruise control to accelerate more fuel-efficient

Cruise Control Questions: What's the Best Way to Resume Speed?

03.03.2016

Richard notices that when he hits the "resume" on cruise control, it accelerates much faster than he would if he were accelerating manually. Is this good for his fuel economy? 

fuel economy of modern cars

FACT CHECK: Do Some Modern Cars Get the Same Fuel Mileage as the Model T?

12.23.2015

Yesterday, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ social media team posted a meme suggesting that some cars get the same fuel mileage as the Ford Model T. Is the comparison brilliant or B-O-O-O-G-U-S?

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