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Benefits of Diesel

They’re loud and by the price per gallon, they’re more expensive. We’re talking again about diesel-powered cars. In our last post on the misconceptions of diesel, we explored why diesel isn’t actually that bad and overturned some common myths. Well, we want to pursue this further. Many people believe diesel fuel is both bad for […]

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

We’ve talked a lot lately about alternative fuels here on the blog, and there’s one alternative fuel out there that’s really caught our eye: hydrogen. It’s a clean fuel, emitting only water vapor, which makes it much better for our planet than gasoline. But how does hydrogen fuel a vehicle? Are there hydrogen-powered cars out […]

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Misconceptions of Diesel

Diesel engines tend to get a bad rap—unfairly. These misconceptions cause people to think poorly of diesel vehicles, meaning they rarely purchase vehicles with diesel engines. Interestingly enough, this isn’t a problem in other countries. Overseas, many more diesels are sold than in the United States. Around half the market in Europe comprises diesel engines. […]

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The Future of MPGs

When gas prices were low enough that taking a leisurely drive wasn’t out of the question, no one really gave a hoot about gas prices. And with rapidly rising costs and more obvious effects of global warming, the general public has grown increasingly interested in fuel efficiency. We have to face it: there’s no way […]

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Increasing Gas Mileage

With the price of gas so high, your car’s gas mileage matters. And there are several things that factor into your car’s mileage including weight, type and size of the engine, how you drive, and aerodynamics. Here are some tips on how to increase your gas mileage no matter what car you own. Don’t Be […]

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Preparing Your Kid for Driving

The time has come: your kid has finally become old enough to operate a moving vehicle (yikes). Learning to drive is rather necessary, especially if you live somewhere without public transit. As we focus on getting our kids a good education in the classroom, we also need to focus on the skills that will prepare […]

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How Does an Automatic Transmission Work?

Automatic transmissions are by far the most popular transmissions for vehicles. In fact, automatic transmissions are now so ubiquitous that many people don’t even know how to drive a manual transmission vehicle. But this wasn’t always the case. In the past, all vehicles were made with manual transmissions, but as technology advanced, the automatic transmission […]

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What’s That Fluid?

Cars are tricky, unnerving things. They creak, they jostle, they bang, and they leak. It always seems like when they do leak, they pour. For those of you out there who aren’t too educated on the different types of fluids running through your car, it’s time to study up. Or maybe you’re already experiencing a […]

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Checking Your Own Vehicle Fluids

Proper levels of fluids in your vehicle allow it to function smoothly, giving you a better ride and increasing the life of your car. Low fluid levels can cause all kinds of problems that may result in thousands of dollars in damage. It doesn’t take much work to check your fluid levels, and you don’t […]

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Preparing Your Vehicle for a Long Trip

Going on any long trip involves an extensive amount of planning and preparation, especially if you’re driving for a long distance. If you don’t prepare your vehicle, your long trip may turn into a short an expensive one. Create a Checklist Don’t wait until the last minute. Your vehicle is probably one of the most […]