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Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Tire Strategies to Save Fuel

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Learn how maintaining proper tire inflation or investing in low rolling resistance or super-single tires can improve your vehicle’s fuel economy.

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June 20, 2016


It's Tax Time! Understanding Alternative Fuel and Infrastructure Tax Credits

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Learn how recent federal tax incentive extensions and changes impact alternative fuel and infrastructure tax credits.

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March 21, 2016


Say What? 10 Clean Cities Acronyms You Should Know

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This list of acronyms can help you stay knowledgeable about the latest alternative fuels and advanced vehicles lingo.


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February 18, 2016


Renewable Natural Gas: Repurposing Waste to Fuel Vehicles

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Learn about ways to turn renewable resources into natural gas to fuel vehicles.


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November 19, 2015


Six Tips to Cut Fuel Costs and Unnecessary Idling When Winter Hits

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Cold weather can cut mileage drastically. Here's how to save money, fuel, and avoid idling.

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October 19, 2015


Alt Fuels are Taxed the Same? Think Again!

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Learn how highway excise taxes based on volume, not energy content, result in significant inequity among fuels.

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September 22, 2015