Articles about Fuel Consumption

Rider from Cagayan de Oro City proves his mastery of throttle control
We're not completely helpless. We hope
It doesn't look like local fuel prices are going to stabilize any time soon. It's a bummer, but the Philippine government has already said it's doing everything it can to come up with a solution."So
Gasoline did more than pave the way for motoring
Standard Vacuum Oil Company of New York (Socony) was the pioneer petroleum firm in our country; in 1892, it started shipping in kerosene, which replaced whale oil to make lamp light. The product was sold under the name 'Petroleo Marca Gallo' (Cock
There are steps to follow
Hello! I had this horrible experience just this evening. My car ran out of fuel because I forgot to refill this morning. I am aware that my fuel gauge is not functioning. I need your advice, sir. Will I take my car
It's not cheap
Ever since the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) package was passed into law, fuel prices across the country have skyrocketed. The race is ongoing to be the most frugal motorist (and manufacturer) in the land.For those of you out
Is a modification needed?
Hi Top Gear!I've been following your site for years, even before I bought my first car and I've got to say that you guys are a godsend! Especially for us first timers. So thank you.I'm currently working
Here are her 10 winning tips
Elizabeth 'Liz' Perez patiently waited for six years to prove herself.You see, Liz likes to join motorcycle fuel economy events. This is the kind of event that requires the rider to maximize every drop of gasoline and also determines his or
Here's the list of winners from the Petron Safe Run
After surviving hundreds of kilometers of riding on varied road conditions, enduring the hot temperatures and rider fatigue, the Yamaha Sight 115 emerged as the most fuel-efficient among the 280 motorbikes that joined one of the country's prestigious fuel economy
Memorize these
When you pull up to a gas station, you're faced with a myriad of gasoline choices, each one labeled with a different octane rating. These digits can seem like hieroglyphics to newbie car owners. It doesn't help that each gasoline
Our tech guru weighs in
Hi Sir Ferman!I hope you have time to read my message. I'm an old-car owner. We have a first-gen Honda CR-V with Real Time AWD and manual transmission, which we love. However, this sucker just eats up
Was the methodology reliable?
On May 27 this year, the Department of Energy partnered with Petron Corporation in conducting a fuel economy run featuring 22 car brands and 70 vehicle models. The stated purpose was to provide DOE with "a benchmark for fuel efficiency labeling, which
Which cars yielded the best efficiency?
Nearly a month ago, we reported that the Department of Energy was to conduct a fuel economy run--in partnership with Petron Corporation--in line with the government agency's plan to expand its Philippine Energy Standards and Labeling Program to
The day of reckoning
This is it, our final experimental run with the Aero-Vios. And thankfully, after months of bad weather, we had a week of clear, sunny skies to do our economy testing in.In the absence of beach-bound traffic on the South
Our tech guru has the answer
Hi, sir Ferman! I bought a secondhand 2005 Nissan X-Trail 2.0 as our first car. I decided to buy it because I was impressed with its looks (black color, 17-inch wheels, HID head- and foglights, rear spoilers, modified chin
Can this sedan be more economical?
The last time we did an economy run with our Aero-Vios, some readers complained that the results could have been affected by the traffic encountered on the day of the test. That's completely fair, because traffic does affect fuel economy.
Due to fuel-economy concerns
We've all known for some time now that Mitsubishi Motors will be concentrating on just SUVs and crossovers. That's why the demise of the Galant, followed by the announcement that it would also be the end of the line for
Crossovers can be pretty efficient, too
Fuel economy runs--while to some extent entertaining (watching capable vehicles driving at a snail's pace in an effort to save fuel is somewhat amusing, we guess)--aren't exactly the most exhilarating of affairs. You're slow, and all you
We discuss relationship between the two
One day, the Chief asked me: "What do low gasoline prices mean for the auto industry?" I was tempted to go with the simple reply: "Better car sales."Unfortunately, it's not that simple. In fact, for the past two decades, record-
A new era for Swedish carmaker
The year 2016 will signal a new chapter in the history of Swedish carmaker Volvo. Beginning next year, Volvo will roll out a complete line of performance-oriented but fuel-efficient engines, new model niches, better customer service, and a more environment-
According to a study by Shell
Regardless of fuel price, many drivers still want to get the most out of every drop of fuel in their tanks. They research and perform tactics that will supposedly improve their car's fuel efficiency.Setting their car's best mileage is
Read what the Car Awards Group did
When measuring a car's fuel economy, many of us simply rely on the published data provided by the auto company. If we're a little more curious, we try to conduct our own little research and determine the numbers ourselves. Usually,
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