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The UK braces itself for the season’s first “Cold Snap” prompting winter fuel saving tips

For much of the UK population, this week heralds the start of Winter. North-westerly winds whipping off the Arctic are forecast, bringing at least two weeks of wintry conditions and misery to motorists. Weather reports claim that temperatures will begin to

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Summer fuel saving: Don’t “burn” excess fuel in the sun

In a complete reversal of one of the UK’s wettest summers on record, many parts of the country are basking in the sun with temperatures reaching a whopping 32°C. As the mercury goes up many motorists reach for the aircon button for

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Hybrid Hypermiling Techniques

After countless miles, hours and counties behind the wheel of Toyota’s Auris Hyrbid I thought I’d put together a page dedicated to Hypermiling techniques our little twin engine’d companions. The Hypermiling Challenge with Car Magazine taught me a lot about

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Weekly Hypermiling Tip #12: Keep up the pressure!

Your tyres are the only contact that your car has with the ground, however the number of clearly under inflated tyres I see on a daily basis still astonishes me. Not only do under inflated tyres decrease MPG by causing

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Weekly Hypermiling Tip #11: Winter Tips

For those in the northern hemisphere, winter is well and truly starting to creep upon us. Freezing temperatures, snow, ice and fog will cause motoring mayhem for many, leaving MPG figures a fraction of what they have been in the

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Our Weekly Hypermiling Tip #10: Parking

Most people don’t take parking into consideration when thinking about fuel consumption. Many lazy motorists try to park in the most convenient place possible that will mean the shortest walk possible for their fat little legs. In reality, your choice

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Our Weekly Hypermiling Tip #9: Bangernomics

Cars are often seen as a status symbol, if you are successful: you have a nice car. Most of us strive to have the newest, shiniest and most expensive steed that they can afford, with many stretching themselves beyond their means. This

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