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For every 10% ethanol added to the fuel, a mileage loss of 3% should be expected.

Improving batteries to permit them to be given an added charge when a hybrid is garaged, ordinarily at night, can substantially improve mileage, because it can permit hybrids to use battery power alone for the first 10-30 miles.

Ford of breaking a pledge he made in 2000 to increase the fuel mileage of Fords popular lineup of sport utility vehicles by 25 percent by 2005.

So far, most letters on snowmobile trail cap have come from riders

San Diego Union-Tribune - After Warren runs his daily mileage, the support crew will transport him back to where he started that day. He'll then cover the same mileage by bike, figuring he'll become the first person to run and bike across the United States on the same trip. ...link to new window

Road trip relies on star power

Bloomberg - Bush seeks cuts in greenhouse gases through new auto mileage standards. Today, EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson also said that the Clean Air Act didn't intend for the state to tackle global warming contributions by automobiles. ...link to new window

California Car Emissions Rule Against Law, EPA Says (Update2)

Adirondack Daily Enterprise - RAY BROOK — Snowmobile advocates have submitted the majority of comments to the state Adirondack Park Agency regarding a potential snowmobile trail mileage cap on wild forest lands in the Adirondack Park forest preserve, but environmental advocates ... ...link to new window

US formally blocks California emissions waiver

Detroit Free Press - "Bonneville" is a sentimental, daffy and dawdling road picture about people who have some mileage on them. It's a journey of self-discovery that takes place in a 1966 Pontiac Bonneville convertible. Jessica Lange stars as Arvilla, an Idaho woman who ... ...link to new window

Air New Zealand's Pink Flight Takes Passengers to New Heights

Reuters - ... Protection Agency released a regulatory notice signed by Administrator Stephen Johnson, canceling California's plans to impose a state law that would have forced automakers to reduce emissions by making cars that achieve sharply higher gas mileage ... ...link to new window

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Fuel Economy
Includes information on fuel economy for cars and trucks, and tips on how to optimize mileage. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ...link to new window

Car Mileage Calculator Project
This is a project to develop software for a Car Mileage Calculator. A Gas Mileage section, an Activity section, an Alert section, a Trip section and ...link to new window

Mileage and Direct Search
City to City mileage and directions are provided by MapQuest. To obtain mileage, directions and maps, please complete the following information. ...link to new window

View Inventory
Mileage $16,500. Price. 0 mi. from ZIP. 3 Photos. Color - Green. VIN 1GNEC13Z14R211360 Mileage $7,900. Price. 0 mi. from ZIP. 1 Photo ...link to new window

GSA - Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) Mileage Reimbursement Rates
The following lists the 2007 Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) reimbursement rates for automobiles, consideration of new mileage reimbursement rates to ...link to new window

United Airlines Mileage Plus Reward Miles Program
Frequent flyer plan for United Airlines customers, allowing travellers to earn miles towards free trips when they fly United. ...link to new window

Time & Mileage Charges
Fees, charges, rate policies and rules that apply to the United States the allowable mileage, and any incremental charge for mileage incurred over the ...link to new window

USATODAY.com - Hybrid car owners wonder: Where's the mileage?
Some owners of gas-electric hybrid vehicles complain that they aren't getting the sky-high mileage promised on the window sticker. ...link to new window

CarMax: Research: Gas Mileage Tips
Improve your fuel economy with these gas mileage tips from CarMax. It can lower your gas mileage by 33 percent at highway speeds and by 5 percent around town. ...link to new window

CONSUMER GUIDE GASOLINE OCTANE FACTS and MYTHS
high mileage engine, a carbon build-up in the cylinders mileage. to high octane gasoline does improve mileage, you might find that your engine, or its ...link to new window

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