Posts Tagged “Fuel”

2017 Dodge Challenger GT is AWD and Fuel Efficient

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2017 Dodge Challenger GT is AWD and Fuel Efficient

With a highway rating of 27 mpg, the 2017 Challenger GT is an all-wheel drive muscle car that delivers good fuel economy too. Even hooning in the wild and throwing up dust with abandon, we managed to average 21 mpg in a week with the muscular Challenger GT. Read the review at FutureCars.com.

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Toyota powers big rigs with hydrogen fuel cells

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Toyota powers big rigs with hydrogen fuel cells

Toyota has reconfigured a heavy-duty Class 8 semi-truck to run on hydrogen fuel cells from the Mirai fuel cell car as part of a feasibility study examining the use of the technology in heavy-duty applications. Dubbed “Project Portal,” the study is a collaboration between Toyota Motor North America, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long…

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How Fuel Cells Work

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How Fuel Cells Work

The best way to imagine a fuel cell is to imagine a regular chemical battery like that which powers your cell phone or watch. Like a battery, a fuel cell has a “positive” and a “negative” side. The difference between a battery and a fuel cell is that a battery stores power directly through a…

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Hyundai drops next-gen fuel cell concept in Geneva

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Hyundai drops next-gen fuel cell concept in Geneva

Hyundai Motor has unveiled the FE Fuel Cell Concept at the Geneva Motor Show as its next-generation of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Hyundai says that the FE Fuel Cell Concept is the next step towards its zero emission Hydrogen Energy Society goal. Read about it at NewAtlas.com.

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Review: 2017 Nissan Pathfinder Looks Good, With Improved Fuel Economy

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Review: 2017 Nissan Pathfinder Looks Good, With Improved Fuel Economy

For 2017, the Nissan Pathfinder sees some good improvements to its exterior look and its core functionality. A more aggressive exterior marks this new model year, meeting the expectations of those looking for a more SUV-like crossover. Read the review at iSeeCars.

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5 Fuel Pressure Tests for the DIY Mechanic

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5 Fuel Pressure Tests for the DIY Mechanic

When there are fuel delivery issues in a vehicle, or when these issues are potentially the cause of a problem such as hesitation or misfire, then testing the fuel pressure is usually recommended. There are several types of fuel pressure tests that can be done. Assuming that the fuel pump is operational (can be heard…

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2016 Toyota Prius still defines fuel efficient driving

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2016 Toyota Prius still defines fuel efficient driving

Now in its sixteenth year as a model, the Toyota Prius is still the definition of hybrid car efficiency. For the 2016 model year, Toyota took the car that is a household name for “hybrid” and redesigned it to refine its consumer appeal beyond just fuel economy. Read more at FutureCars.com.

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