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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. 

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. 

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. 

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 -- 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?

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.

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? 

Today: Why Not Use Fuel-Saving System All The Time?

10.22.2015
Emmanuel's new car has an "Active ECO System" option that he can turn on and off manually. It improves fuel efficiency, so why isn't in automatically on? Car Talk explains, right here.

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