#Fuel Economy

The Best New Trucks for Older Drivers

Older drivers can have different needs and tastes than new drivers. Luckily, modern trucks offer refined cabins, great reliability ratings, and incredible safety features. Here are the best new trucks for older drivers. The 2021 Ram 2500 is a reliable truck older drivers can count on. Older drivers may not...
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The Best SUVs for Older Drivers According to U.S. News

When older drivers choose a new SUV, convenience can be a huge factor. Today SUVs include comfortable cabins as well as amazing tech and safety features. Here are the best SUVs for older drivers, according to U.S. News & World Report. The 2020 Honda CR-V is spacious and easy to...
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2022 Ford Maverick 2.0L EcoBoost EPA Fuel Economy Ratings Revealed

When the 2022 Ford Maverick was revealed, two numbers surrounding the all-new compact pickup stood out – its sub-$20k starting MSRP, and the base hybrid’s estimated city fuel economy rating of 40 miles-per-gallon. What we didn’t know, until now, is what sort of fuel economy to expect from Ford’s 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 in the new Maverick, however. But now, the EcoBoost-powered Maverick’s official EPA fuel economy ratings have been revealed, and they’re also quite impressive.
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Concrete's role in reducing building and pavement emissions

Encountering concrete is a common—even routine—occurrence. And that's exactly what makes concrete exceptional. As the most consumed material after water, concrete is indispensable to the many essential systems—from roads to buildings—in which it is used. But due to its extensive use, concrete production also contributes to around 1 percent of...

The Non-Hybrid 2022 Ford Maverick Officially Gets Up To 26 MPG Combined

EPA fuel economy estimates for the 2022 Ford Maverick 2.0T have been officially revealed and the FWD model gets 23 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway, and 26 mpg combined. The AWD model, unsurprisingly, suffers a bit in terms of economy and loses one mpg across the board. That means 22 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway, and 25 mpg combined. Figures that aren’t bad for a pickup.

EV Range Wars: Why Existing And Emerging EV Companies Will Keep Selling You On Range

Remember when back in the '80s when the Toyota Corolla presented us with 61 mpg on the 1.8L 5 speed manual. At the time Honda also touted similar numbers for the Accord. Those who were energy conscious loved the game of who had the better mpg, and today, EV makers are playing the same game. Here is how they are doing it.

Our 2021 Mazda CX-30 Shows What's Inside Still Counts

Mazda is maturing into a luxury brand, and our CX-30 is feeling the effects. We've noted previously that if we had the optional turbocharged 2.5-liter engine it would help it feel more upmarket, but Mazda's mentality leans toward luxury in the inside too. So, we're seeing if our little Mazda can make up for its lost grunt in the space where we spend the most time.
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Review update: 2022 Volkswagen Taos goes big on space, short on refinement

The 2022 Volkswagen Taos enters the small crossover segment with a big chip on its shoulder. Sized below the Tiguan, the smallest VW crossover is larger than other competitors such as the Chevy Trailblazer, Ford Bronco Sport, and Hyundai Kona. Yet its new turbo-4 engine and 8-speed automatic transmission don’t sync in some situations, which is partly why it earned a middling TCC Rating of 6.2 out of 10.

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Review

Subaru gives you all-wheel drive as standard, and the 2022 Outback Wilderness would like to make a suggestion as to just what you should do with it: roam well off the beaten path. The automaker’s newest trim level, Wilderness have started out on the Outback but it’s already spreading through the rest of the range – most recently to the new Forester – but there’s more to see here than just a badge.

Engine Splash Shield – Everything You Need To Know

The underside of your car is probably the last place you would think of when considering what parts are prone to wear and tear. The gas pedal, brakes, and tires are parts that easily show wear and tear caused by daily driving. However, your car does take a lot of abuse on the underside, especially around the engine splash shield. Most cars travel tens of miles each day, and probably not all these miles are covered on good roads.

How much could you save by switching engine oil?

Ask any over-the-road fleet what makes up their largest annual cost and there’s a good chance you’ll hear the same answer again and again: fuel. Depending on the size of the fleet, it’s not uncommon for this price to reach tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars every year. For these fleets, improving the fuel economy of their trucks by just one or two MPG can equal massive savings.

Why the 2022 Toyota Sienna Could Be a Revolutionary Minivan

The 2022 Toyota Sienna is very different from other minivans. The new Sienna will only be offered with a hybrid powertrain. This could change the way consumers look at minivans forever. The 2022 Toyota Sienna could be a game-changer. The 2022 Toyota Sienna is anything but average. Toyota has been...

Fifth Wheel Coupling Market is Set to Experience Revolutionary Growth by 2027

Persistence Market Research presents a new report titled 'Fifth Wheel Coupling Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Forecast 2017 – 2025' that studies the performance of the global fifth wheel coupling market over an eight year assessment period from 2017 to 2025. The report presents the value and volume forecasts of the global fifth wheel coupling market and provides important insights into the factors driving market growth as well as the factors restricting market growth. As per the assessment of Persistence Market Research, the global fifth wheel coupling market was estimated to be valued at nearly US$ 460 Mn in 2017 and is anticipated to touch a valuation of nearly US$ 700 Mn in 2025 and in the process exhibit a CAGR of 5.4% during the period of forecast 2017-2025.