Tag Archives: Driving

Does Hypermiling Really Improve Fuel Efficiency and is it Worth it?

Hypermiling is the latest vogue approach to maximizing fuel efficiency with extreme driving techniques and vehicle modifications.  The father of hypermiling is arguably Wayne Gerdes of Wisconsin, who boasts of such achievements as getting 59 miles pergallon in a non-hybrid … Continue reading

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SUVs, Trucks, and Other Foolish Means of Transportation

I tell you, sometimes I see things that just shake me up.    Just check out this picture that I took from a downtown parking garage that I sometimes use.  It is a site I see pretty much any time I … Continue reading

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What Labor Day showed about the state of practical frugal living in America

So there I am, driving the family down for our last beach trip of the summer of 2012 in our reasonably fuel efficient 2004 Hyundai Sonata.  With gas again pushing four dollars a gallon and still rising, I’m thinking maybe, … Continue reading

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