Eco Living

Save Fuel With Your Smartphone

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By Laura Waldman

Fuel economy is obviously very important to American drivers, and yet many drivers have no idea that poor driving habits can reduce fuel economy by as much as one-third. Drivers typically evaluate vehicles by their fuel economy, but simple actions like strong accelerations, abrupt braking, and idling can stand in the way of taking full advantage of a vehicle's efficiency potential. And guess what, there are apps for that. Here's a look at several that help save fuel.
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Eco Living

Anti-Idling Laws Around the Nation

Apr 19th, 2013 | By Aubrey Yee

Americans waste some 3.8 millions gallons of fuel every day simply by idling their cars. Several states are trying to combat this polluting trend by passing anti-idling laws. You may be shocked to see the fines that exist where you live.
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Transportation

The U.S. Is Importing Less Oil

Apr 15th, 2013 | By Aubrey Yee

China surpasses the U.S. to become the world's number-one importer of crude oil and petroleum products.
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Transportation

Biofuel Mandates Leave Guatemalans Hungry

Feb 15th, 2013 | By Aubrey Yee

In our interconnected world, the U.S. renewable fuel mandates are causing food prices to rise in other parts of the world. For Guatemalans, it's becoming a dire situation.
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Eco Living

Getaround

Jul 6th, 2012 | By Aubrey Yee

Car sharing hits hyperdrive with an innovative new company called Getaround. Just under a year old, the company has already signed over 10,000 people up for the car sharing service.
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