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Most of us tend to go on a road trip when there’s a long weekend on the calendar. Who wouldn’t want to escape the city and its busy lifestyle, right? Road trips involve several driving segments before reaching a certain destination. You have to drive through the open highway, provincial …

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Ever watched those “zombie apocalypse” movies? If you observe very closely, most of them involved car chases, where humans often did the running and zombies did the chasing. This made us sit up and think a bit. If there aren’t any gas stations to fill your car up, and all …

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Red car idling

There’s a common misconception that you should idle your car first to warm up the engine. This belief can be traced back in the 80s, when idling was needed then–back when carburetors had to be warmed up first to make the engines’ combustion process truly efficient. But what carburetors lacked …

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There was one time when former United States President Barack Obama had an agreement with 13 automakers to increase fuel economy for all cars and light-duty trucks to 54.5 miles per gallon–or 23.17 km/l. Barring jeepneys aside, we think this number is quite doable–even in our country today. In fact, we already have …

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Fuel efficiency is among one of the most important deciding factors car buyers look for in a car, especially for sub-compacts, mid-size or family cars. A market research study in the US revealed that 84 percent of car customers consider a car’s fuel economy when making a purchase. Filipinos, for …

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