For every 100 lbs. you carry in your vehicle you lose about 1% in fuel economy. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Each mile per hour you drive over 60 mph is like paying more at the pump. Most cars get best mileage when travelling between 40 and 60 mph. Accelerating and braking slowly improves mileage up to 33% and causes less wear on tires. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of Read More
Accelerating and braking gently can improve gas mileage by up to 12 percent. So resist the temptation to keep up with traffic. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Give your car a fresh start this summer while protecting Maine’s environment from excess pollution by taking everything out of your car, and putting back in only the items you need. An extra 100 pounds in your vehicle can reduce your miles per gallon by as much as two percent—depending on gas prices, that could Read More
When you have your car’s air conditioner serviced, be sure that the coolant gets recycled. Ask what the garage’s system is, to make sure they know this matters to you. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Car experts have tips for shrinking your climate-change treadprint in the cold weather while saving you money. by Meredith Goad, staff writer Portland Press Herald news story October may have been the warmest on record in Portland, but most Mainers know that even climate change can’t keep winter at bay for long. One day soon, Read More
By Nick Sambides Jr., BDN Staff Bangor Daily News news story PATTEN, Maine — Nathan Richardson is seeing a new kind of customer. They’re not really there to buy tools. They don’t have local accents. Sometimes they come right up to Richardson or other workers at Richardson’s Hardware with lots of questions about local landmarks Read More
The station is the most northerly facility along Interstate 95 for the all-electric vehicle maker. Portland Press Herald news story Tesla – maker of upscale, all-electric cars – opened a supercharging station in the Martketplace at Augusta mall Monday, its most northerly terminus on its network of charging stations dotted along the Interstate 95 corridor. Read More