Every 100 pounds of excess load reduces the vehicle’s fuel economy by about 1 to 2 percent.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013
As the celebration of Car Car Month continues, Car Finder Service publishes Car Care Tip #4: “Plan Ahead and Combine Trips.” The 4th installment in the 2013 Car Care Tips program aims to help auto consumers reduce their vehicles’ fuel consumption and save money. The article goes live on April 4, 2013.
Car Care Tip #4 discusses the importance of planning trips ahead as well as the benefits of combining two to three short trips into one - this is one of the most effective fuel-saving strategies. The article provides several other fuel-saving strategies such as public transportation, telecommuting, joining a carpool or ride sharing program, and driving in less congested lanes of the road -- all effective options for reducing annual or monthly fuel expenses.
Tip #4 also provides a detailed explanation regarding the effects of carrying heavy loads on the vehicle’s fuel economy.
In celebration of Car Care Month, the 2013 Car Care Tips Program is designed to help consumers of popular family vehicle manufacturers - such as Toyota and Ford - take proper care of their vehicles by publishing one new article each day.
Check CarFinderService.com each day in April to learn a new money-saving maintenance lesson. Consumers will gain tips on basic mechanics such as replacing brake pads, spark plugs, and worn discs. They will learn new ways to clean their car and keep the vehicle's exterior & interior appearance in good condition. They’ll even learn which models to choose to avoid extra maintenance efforts.
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Car Finder Service also helps consumers with the latest vehicle financing and insurance opportunities at competitive rates in partnership with an extended network of car dealers and vehicle financing & insurance providers throughout the US.