Thursday, September 08, 2005

Air conditioning effect on gas mileage

Did you know that driving with your air conditioning on all the time can decrease your gas mileage by almost 10%. The air conditioning system increases load on the engine by 10 to 20%. If it is cool out and you don't need the air, shut off the air conditioning in your car and just cool down with the vent system.

Monday, September 05, 2005

Calculate Fuel Cost and Save Gas

Looking for ways to do some research on gas prices on a national average. Check out AAAs site at

AAA also has another site that allows vistors to calculate the cost of an actual trip. Check out

Friday, September 02, 2005

Increase gas mileage with proper tire inflation

Did you know that underinflated tires is one of the best ways to reduce gas mileage. 20% underinflation reduces gas mileage by 10%. The best thing to do is purchase a good air pressure guage and check your air pressure at least once per month to maintain your optimum gas mileage.

Buy tire pressue monitors

Stay tuned to this blog for more resources to save gas, reduce your fuel cost, improve your gas mileage.