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Improving Vehicle Fuel Economy
by Bob Jent. Gasoline is just one of the many petroleum products that have a major impact on the daily lives of consumers in the United States. Petroleum products are those derived from oil and natural gas that is extracted, usually through drilling, from deep w...
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The Lowest Priced Aura
by Anthony Fontanelle. The efforts made by General Motors to revitalize its Saturn brad is working well as the brand becomes the fastest growing brand in the United States auto market. By partnering the German car manufacturer Opel with Saturn, the company has come up wi...
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Bills Target Fuel Regulation Costs
by Anthony Fontanelle. Lawmakers are debating whether to force automakers to spend billions in raising vehicle fuel efficiency. Amid the chaos, there are increasing calls to offer the companies financial support to help them do it.Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing,...
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Enterprise Steps Up Ffv Use
by Mike Bartley. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co., a privately held rental car company based in St. Louis, Missouri announced recently that they will be promoting the use of flex-fuel vehicles on their fleet. The initiative is a response to the growing call for the use of...
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Chrysler, Ford Unite to Tackle Greenhouse Gas Concerns
by Lauren Woods. The Chrysler Group and the Ford Motor Co. recently said that they had joined a group calling for mandatory reductions of greenhouse gas emissions.The Auburn Hills-unit of German DaimlerChrysler AG and the Dearborn automaker are joining the General M...
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What are Gasoline Octane Ratings
by Bob Jent. You have probably noticed that most gas stations provide the option between different "octane ratings" of gasoline for vehicles. Octane ratings are the numbers that typically correspond with the regular, mid-grade and premium nomenclature that often...
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Feds Announce $50m Ethanol Research Grant for Msu
by Mike Bartley. Federal officials announced a $50 million research grant for the Michigan State University that is aimed at turning ethanol into a significant part of America's energy source.According to sources familiar with the program said MSU and the University...
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Are you Also Groaning Under Expensive Fuel Prices?
by King For. At first the world thought it had found a way out when it discovered oil. Cars could be powered on fuel from oil... planes could be powered... and most importantly machines could be powered. And with all these, progress could be made that would im...
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Big 3 Forced to Dramatically Increase Fuel Economy
by Anthony Fontanelle. A Senate bill to raise fuel economy mandates by 40 percent would force Detroit's Big Three automakers to dramatically reduce sales of profitable larger sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks, according to one Wall Street analyst.Under the Senate b...
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Cargo Space: Crossover Versus Suvs
by Anthony Fontanelle. Americans are known for their preference for large vehicles such as pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. Aside from having adequate interior room, light trucks are favored by many because of the amount of cargo that it can carry. But the size...
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What Makes Up the Cost of Gasoline?
by Bob Jent. When we think about gasoline prices, we usually only get as far as contemplating the ever changing price per gallon or begrudgingly recounting how much we spent on our last fill up at a gas station. In the United States, we rely on gasoline for tran...
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Factors Affecting Gasoline Prices
by Bob Jent. In the United States, we consume millions of barrels of oil daily in the form of the gasoline that powers our vehicles, jet fuel for air travel and a multitude of other oil reliant products. When we think about oil prices, we typically get no furthe...
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Ensuring Maximum Sealing Compression in Mazda Vehicles
by John Garett. The Mazda Head Gasket is one specific type of gasket that can be used in all Mazda vehicles. This gasket is typically positioned and compressed in between the engine block and the cylinder head. The head gasket is one type of gasket that is designed...
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Defeat on Fuel Proposal Echoes Big 3s Impotence
by Anthony Fontanelle. If any uncertainty lingered that Detroit's automakers has lost most of its once significant political clout on Capitol Hill, the Senate's uneven vote this week to increase fuel economy mandates eliminated it.The most exhaustive lobbying of Detroit's...
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Ford Hybrid Plan Beyond 2008 Still Unclear
by Lauren Woods. Ford Canada recently insisted that they are still in the process of preparing the Oakville plant for the production of hybrid versions of two crossover SUVs. The announcement came after Ford indicated that they have already abandoned the plan for p...
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Senate Fuel Bill Would kill Michigan
by Anthony Fontanelle. Automakers and Michigan lawmakers were regrouping Friday in the wake of the approval of a Senate bill that increases corporate average fuel economy mandates by 40 percent by 2025.The passage of the Senate bill would gravely injure Detroit automakers...
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Two-mode Hybrid System for Saturn Vue
by Anthony Fontanelle. In the quest to reinvent the Saturn brand, General Motors has taken on the services of German car manufacturer Opel. The working relationship between Opel and Saturn has led to the development of European styled vehicles such as the Saturn Vue whic...

Chevy Volt Crosses Border to Canada
by Anthony Fontanelle. Since the unveiling of the concept version of the Chevy Volt at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) earlier this year, it has attracted the attention of the entire auto industry. Recently, the Chevy Volt Concept made its way across th...
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A Leak-free Mazda is Now Possible, Thanks to Mazda Gasket
by Miranda Restelle. The Mazda Gasket is just one of the many auto parts that can be used and installed in every Mazda vehicle in order to ensure its right and reliable performance on the road. This small accessory may be left unnoticed at times due to the simplicity of...

Achieving Better Fuel Economy
by Miranda Restelle. To keep up with the existent emission and fuel efficiency laws, Mazda rides are now run by fuel injected engines. To beat more strict requirements, Mazda fuel injector works with a the engine control unit (ECU) to deliver accurate mount of fuel that...
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Effectively Boost Combustion Efficiency With Fuel Filter
by Miranda Restelle. Fuel filters are found in most internal combustion engines as they play crucial roles in the fuel injections system. Your Mazda fuel filter is a filter in the fuel line that is designed to trap the smallest of particles to supply your engine with re...
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Senate Approves Auto Mileage Plan
by Anthony Fontanelle. The Senate approved legislation on Thursday that would, for the first time in three decades, require automakers to produce vehicles with significantly higher fuel mileage.Senators approved an amendment to a mileage bill that would require an improve...
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i Will Remain - Ghosn
by RyanThomas. Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has refused to resign after net profits slipped for the first time under his command. "As long as I have the shareholders' trust and the employees' trust, I will remain," he said at the hostile shareholders conference in Yoko...
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Rc Helicopter On Gas Vs Electric Rc Helicopter?
by Paul Buckley. Why choose gas RC Helicopter? Forget about the price since gas RC Helicopter does not come cheap. RC Helicopter flying has become a better alternative to flying a real helicopter. It costs less and completely safe from crashing. But that is not all....
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Senators Offer New Fuel Economy Proposal
by Anthony Fontanelle. Senators backing the automakers drafted a new compromise fuel economy proposal late last Wednesday in an effort to avoid a massive fuel economy raise from being approved.Michigan Democrats Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow said that they offered a new ...
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