Unleaded gasoline
Tips, Tricks & Trends

What Is Considered ‘Good Gas Mileage?’

A vehicle’s gas mileage is arguable the most important figure to look at when it comes to measuring how efficient any vehicle is. For example, if a car gets “good gas mileage,” then it has a fuel-efficient engine, but if it gets “bad gas mileage,” then its engine is not very sufficient. There’s more to …

The Tesla Model S Performance offers a 2.3-second 0-60 time and over 350 miles of available range.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Can Save More With an Electric Vehicle Over a Gas-Powered One Says Consumer Reports

The electric vehicle market has snowballed over the last years as buyers strive to become more eco-friendly. While electrified cars have numerous benefits, many drivers still aren’t sold on making a move from gas to electric. Although, new data regarding the electric vehicle cost vs. gas debate could inspire you to get an EV.  New data shows that electric …

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Hybrids & Electrics

You Have to Give up Your Gas Car Sooner or Later

Hear that? It’s the winds of change. Across the globe, automakers like Toyota are making promises to have all hybrid or electric vehicles in their lineup within the next few years. Tesla has become a household name in terms of automobiles, even though they only sell electric vehicles. It’s coming. We are going to see …

Ford transit like this green passenger van come with both diesel and gasoline engine options
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ford Transit Van: Gasoline vs. Diesel Engine

In terms of the cargo van, Ford dominates the market. The Ford Transit is the most popular choice for commercial fleet vans. One of the reasons it is such a leading choice is for the options that are available. Of these options is the choice between a diesel engine and a gasoline engine. What makes …

Border Patrol Detaining Someone
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Places in a Car That Smugglers Try to Hide Things

It is no surprise that south of the United States border, there are a lot of people trying to find ways to get Americans to part with their cash. Sometimes that means smuggling illegal substances across the border to them. Everyday US Border Patrol agents and their K9 partners inspect untold numbers of vehicles to prevent this illegal smuggling. …

Gas station during negative oil prices
Tips, Tricks & Trends

What Negative Oil Prices Mean For Your Wallet

The entire automotive world is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Automakers like Ford and Toyota are making face shields and GM’s building ventilators. But with no one understandably buying cars, these companies are also feeling economic pressure. And fewer people driving means more than just fewer emissions. It also means gas and oil …

A man with mask makes gasoline from a gas station in Turin during on the Italy Extends Coronavirus Lockdown
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How Long Can Gasoline Last in Your Tank?

Many drivers are always on the lookout for ways to cut their spending at the gas pump. They may choose to buy the most fuel-efficient vehicle, such as a Honda Insight or Toyota Prius. However, this isn’t an option for everyone, especially those who need larger cars for work purposes. Trucks and large SUVs usually …

A man is about to enter his vehicle as its being filled up with gas.
Cars

Fact vs. Myth: What Does Sugar in a Gas Tank Really Do?

Stop us if you’ve heard this one—if you pour sugar into someone’s gas tank, then it’ll cause all sorts of mechanical maladies and ultimately render the vehicle kaput. Allegedly, the sugar is supposed to chemically react with the gasoline and transform into a gooey, semi-solid sludge that completely clogs up the gas tank, fuel lines, …

Citroen C5 diesel SUV vs gasoline SUV
Crossover & Midsize

Is a Diesel SUV as Fast as a Gasoline One?

There’s an old adage that consumers buy horsepower, but drive torque. And when it comes to torque, it’s tough to beat a diesel SUV. Diesels can tow larger loads and are arguably more durable than gasoline engines—hence the popularity of importing diesel Land Cruisers and Hiluxes. The problem is, that high torque comes at the …