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INCREASING FUEL EFFICIENCY = LOWER CARBON FOOTPRINT:



  1. 1.) Change Your Fuel Cap

    – the seals on gas caps can go bad, meaning that gasoline is evaporating right into the atmosphere

    2.) Remove Excess Weight From Your Car

    – if you still have kitty litter, sand, or other tools for winter driving, your car has to work harder to accelerate, and burns much more fuel.

    3.) Lead Foot Larry (Speeding And Aggressive Driving)

    – Most cars lose fuel efficiency over 90km/hr at a rate of about $0.07 per litre for every 10km/hr over. Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) can also reduce fuel economy by as much as 33% on the highway and 5% on city streets.

    4.) Replace dirty spark plugs

    – a dirty spark plug doesn’t fire as well, resulting in wasted fuel that enters the environment.

    5.) Replace Your Engine’s Air Filter

    – a clogged air filter can also lower your vehicle’s fuel efficiency by up to 10%!

    6.) Keep Your Car Tuned For Optimal Performance

    – minor tuning can save you 10% in fuel while serious tuning repairs (like a faulty oxygen sensor) can save you up to 40%.

    7.) Make Sure Your Tires Are Properly Inflated

    – improperly inflated tires can increase your fuel consumption by up to 5%. Make sure to adhere to your tires recommended pressure specifications.

    8.) Plan Your Route And Give Yourself Enough Time

    – preplanning helps you avoid getting lost resulting in longer distances travelled. People also have a tendency to speed when they are behind schedule.

    9.) Use Recycled “Green Oil” In Your Engine

    – New high-performance oils are on the market that are made from recycled oil blended with synthetic oil

    10.) Use Your Air Conditioning Only When Needed



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INCREASING FUEL EFFICIENCY = LOWER CARBON FOOTPRINT:



  1. 1.) Change Your Fuel Cap

    – the seals on gas caps can go bad, meaning that gasoline is evaporating right into the atmosphere

    2.) Remove Excess Weight From Your Car

    – if you still have kitty litter, sand, or other tools for winter driving, your car has to work harder to accelerate, and burns much more fuel.

    3.) Lead Foot Larry (Speeding And Aggressive Driving)

    – Most cars lose fuel efficiency over 90km/hr at a rate of about $0.07 per litre for every 10km/hr over. Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) can also reduce fuel economy by as much as 33% on the highway and 5% on city streets.

    4.) Replace dirty spark plugs

    – a dirty spark plug doesn’t fire as well, resulting in wasted fuel that enters the environment.

    5.) Replace Your Engine’s Air Filter

    – a clogged air filter can also lower your vehicle’s fuel efficiency by up to 10%!

    6.) Keep Your Car Tuned For Optimal Performance

    – minor tuning can save you 10% in fuel while serious tuning repairs (like a faulty oxygen sensor) can save you up to 40%.

    7.) Make Sure Your Tires Are Properly Inflated

    – improperly inflated tires can increase your fuel consumption by up to 5%. Make sure to adhere to your tires recommended pressure specifications.

    8.) Plan Your Route And Give Yourself Enough Time

    – preplanning helps you avoid getting lost resulting in longer distances travelled. People also have a tendency to speed when they are behind schedule.

    9.) Use Recycled “Green Oil” In Your Engine

    – New high-performance oils are on the market that are made from recycled oil blended with synthetic oil

    10.) Use Your Air Conditioning Only When Needed