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Four Ways Wheel Selection Affects MPG

There are many factors that help or hinder your vehicles fuel efficiency. Many of the smaller things are overlooked. Wheel selection is one of the issues you almost never hear discussed ...

Electric Power Steering is the New Normal

Electric power steering is just one more way that auto manufacturers are increasing fuel efficiency. The main reason that car makers are switching to this style of system is to meet ...

Air Ride Suspension – both sides of the coin

Air ride suspension systems (also sometimes referred to as airbag suspension systems) have quickly become one of the most popular aftermarket upgrades in the custom auto culture today. ...

How Alternators Rob Horsepower

Many people will be surprised to know that your electrical system affects the amount of horsepower your car can produce. If your vehicle uses a lot of high current draw electrical devices, ...

Changing Your Route Improves Fuel Economy

There are many things you can do to improve your fuel economy. Some of them, such as driving a more fuel efficient car, are obvious. Other options, such as changing the route of your ...

Why Ride Height Matters

One of the many factors that affect your fuel economy is the ride height of your vehicle. In general, the lower your car is, the better your fuel economy will be. This is due to a few ...

Rolling Resistance Made Simple

Of the things you can change on your vehicle to improve its fuel efficiency, rolling resistance is one of the easiest. Rolling resistance can be explained in very complicated mathematical ...

Understanding Regenerative Braking Systems

“An object in motion tends to stay in motion, while an object at rest tends to stay at rest” Physics are (quite literally) what makes our world go round, and contrary to what science ...

Electric Water Pumps Are The Future

Electric water pumps are used on automotive engines to replace belt driven water pumps. Belt and direct drive water pumps have been the norm since water cooled engines were first developed, ...

LED Tail Lights – Yep or Naw

LED tail lights have been gaining in popularity for some years now. They are popular aftermarket add-ons as well as being factory equipment on some models. Here we’ll discuss what ...
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