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Fuel Consumption

Innovation Earth: This Technology Could Make Red Lights Obsolete And Boost MPG By 30 Percent

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Every weekday, I take a six-mile drive through Mid-City Los Angeles to pick up my daughter from preschool. There are no fewer than 20 stoplights along...

What the Government Doesn't Get About Fuel Economy

Brian Moody | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

Like most federal government mandated fixes, raising the CAFE standards seems short sighted in light of increasingly stringent safety requirements. They just can't have it both ways.

Group Outlines Ways To Limit Vehicle Fuel Consumption

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green

The world's new cars could use half as much as much fuel as they do now in 20 years, if current technologies are more widely adopted, according to the...

Latinos Hit Hard by High Gas Prices

Jorge Madrid | Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Jorge Madrid

Seventy-two percent of Latino households are experiencing financial hardship--with 41 percent reporting "serious hardship"--as a result of rising gas prices.

WATCH: Mad Max of Hypermilers Hacks 2-Ton Truck, Halves Fuel Consumption

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology
Kirsten Dirksen

He added a charger and now plugs in at night to charge his electric components or when parked long enough, the 15-watt solar panel on his dashboard fully charges his accessories.

WATCH: 10 Commandments Of Hypermiling (Or, How To Cut Fuel Costs)

Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

Do you know how to hypermile? Translogic's Bradley Hasemeyer explains in the video below that hypermilers are a group of drivers who "do everything th...

Record Diesel Prices Nail Hard-Hit Truckers

New York Times | Christopher Maag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to AAA, the motor club, the average nationwide diesel price has set records on 18 of the past 19 days, including Monday, when it hit $3.83 a...