Category: Going Green
Summer will be here soon, and you’re probably already thinking about all the summer trips you have planned. Whether you’re going to see old friends, or to watch the kids graduate from college, one thing that you probably can’t get off of your mind is the gas bill that will come with taking these trips. Gas is already expensive enough, so here I’ll explain how to stretch those gallons a little further so you can increase your gas milage.
If you follow my blog then you have probably already read about the 8 Things to Check on Your Car, in that post I encouraged you to check your tire pressure regularly, and since we’re talking about how to increase your gas mileage, I’m mentioning … Read More »
Although my father moved to America in 1970, he still travels back to Germany every few years. One thing that always stood out to him was Germany’s willingness to embrace much smaller cars, like the Smart Car. It actually isn’t that surprising when you think about it – smaller cars are more fuel efficient, and gas in Europe can cost anywhere from $6.00 to $8.00 per gallon depending on the price of oil.
Now it seems that America is stuck with $3.50+ gas, not as bad as Europe, but still pricey by our standards. The recent uptick in the price of gas means that I’ve been getting a lot more questions about the Smart Car.
So, what is the Smart Car, and should you consider getting one?
First, let’s go over who should NOT buy one: … Read More »