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.
Carpool, walk, bike, and take public transportation when you can. If you have to drive, make sure it is as fuel-efficient as possible. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Does your car have an air conditioner? Run it intermittently, not constantly, to save fuel. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Unless you’re driving a hybrid, braking wastes the fuel it took to get up to speed (the hybrid stores that wasted energy in the battery and uses it for power later). As much as possible, try to stop for red lights by letting off the gas early and letting the car slow down on its Read More
Bangor Daily News editorial On Monday, the Trump administration said it planned to rollback vehicle fuel-economy standards to boost the nation’s auto industry. This makes no sense. For one, the auto industry doesn’t need a jump start. Car sales in the U.S. have been near record highs for several years. And, if the president is Read More
Senator David Woodsome, Chair Representative Mark Dion, Chair Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities & Technology My name is Dylan Voorhees and I am the Clean Energy Director for the Natural Resources Council of Maine. Thank you for allowing us to present this testimony. We strongly support this common-sense legislation that will allow private and Read More
by John Buell Bangor Daily News op-ed Business lobbyists often talk about building a better business “climate.” They use the noun “climate” in a metaphorical sense to imply that without the right tax policies business cannot thrive and expand. References to climate, however, should be taken in a more literal sense. Without air that is fit Read More