Efficiency Obstacles

Learn the principles of how automobiles work and that challenges of achieving fuel efficiency. Did you know that only 13% of the gasoline consumed by the average vehicle is dedicated to pushing that vehicle down the road?

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Maximize Mileage

Driving tips and maintenance tricks for both hybrids and conventional vehicles that will help you squeeze efficiency out of each tank.

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Aerodynamic Design

Ferraris and hybrids have sleek designs for more than looks. The right design is both functional as well as aesthetic.

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Nickel-Metal Hydride

Not all batteries are created equal.

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Regenerative Braking

Regenerative braking is the key to efficient city driving, and only hybrids can do it.

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Variable Cylinder Management

Really, a three cylinder engine is sometimes better than a six cylinder. Really.

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