Archive for the ‘Fuels’ Category

A Good Fuel Card

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

When people talk about saving money because of the economic downturn we are currently facing, the topic inevitably goes to gasoline consumption as it is major item in every person’s budget. Gasoline is necessary to get to work, to school, or any place where we make business or perform our day to day activities. While people did not bother in the past to calculate the amount of money they were putting into their gas tank, everybody now is pinching pennies when it comes to gas fill up. All manners of saving money on gas purchases had been thought of by everybody and different schemes come up on how to save on that very precious liquid.
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Ethanol In The United States

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Ethanol is derived from plant starch turned into sugar, a process that involves fermentation and distillation. And in the United States, it is referred as grain alcohol because it is derived from corn. Other sources of this type of ethanol are sugar beets, sugar cane, barley, wheat, and vegetable compost. (more…)

Automotive Future – What You Might Not Know About Ethanol

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

With the introduction of ethanol as an alternative fuel source for vehicles, there have bee rising hopes that the vehicle industry will see an end in the gas price hikes and the increasing concern for environmental damage car emissions bring. However, it is unfortunately untrue and most of us do not even realize it. For one, ethanol production will not lower gas prices; it is just one way of decreasing the dependence we have on the valuable oil OPEC controls.
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How to Reduce Your Gasoline Consumption

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Reducing your use of gasoline isn’t just a way to help you save some money. Of course, at $4 a gallon, you must be crazy not to try to save some money. You’re not even sure that it’s going to stay that way, sometimes even the littlest threat of war drives gas up so high between one day and the next. It’s basically highway robbery at the gas station, without the trains and masked bandits. So finding out how to reduce or even eliminate your gas consumption can actually save you thousands of dollars every year! (more…)

Ten Tips to Reducing Your Miles per Gallon

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Everyone who owns a car these days wants to know how to get the most for your money. With the rising gas prices, it’s a concern we all have. If you spend around $4 a gallon, it’s a justifiable worry. What should you do to get the best mileage out of your car? How do you save gas and make every gallon count?
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What’s The Buzz About Hybrids

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

If you’ve been listening to the hype these past few years, then you know a bit about hybrid vehicles. Researchers have been looking for ways for us to reduce gasoline consumption, since gas is not a renewable resource. But do they live up to the hype? More importantly, will investing in a hybrid car save you money in the long run?
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