245 Blog Posts From the Fuel Tag


War on Cars Watch for March 6, 2019

War on Cars Watch for March 6, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Elon to Give Away Teslas

Elon to Give Away Teslas

When Chevy couldn’t sell the Volt electric car (RIP) it resorted to leasing them. Which at least gives the impression that people are buying them. In fact, they were renting them — for well below what it would have cost to buy, which is precisely why leasing is attractive to those looking to drive more […]

Gearing Matters!

Gearing Matters!

Weight — and gearing — have a huge effect on fuel economy. Even to the extent of almost eliminating 40 years of “advanced” technology, including computer-controlled electronic fuel injection. To make the case, I offer the following comparison: I own one relatively modern vehicle — a 2002 Nissan Frontier pickup — and one extremely not-modern […]

When is it a Good Idea to Keep a Dashcam in Your Daily Driver?

When is it a Good Idea to Keep a Dashcam in Your Daily Driver?

From Florida attorney Scott Distasio If you are thinking about buying a dashcam for the vehicle you drive daily, you might be wondering if it’s worth it. Dashcams range in price from $20 to several hundred dollars, which is a significant difference for a lot of drivers. Looking at the benefits you can get when […]

6 Things to Avoid While Driving an Automatic Transmission Car

6 Things to Avoid While Driving an Automatic Transmission Car

Automatic transmission cars are one of the best inventions of the 21st century. The perks? Safety, comfort, and ease of use. Drivers love it, and there are good justifications for that. Nevertheless, driving an automatic car has its drawbacks. There are some critical aspects that every driver should acknowledge and avoid while driving an auto […]