The U.S. Department of Energy says that for every 1 psi missing from your car’s set of 4 tires, you lose 0.1 percent of your gas mileage. (Every psi lost also means that tires wear 10% faster.) By properly inflating your tires, you can improve your gas mileage by 3.3%.
We all dread seeing that check engine light appear in our cars, but did you know that proper vehicle maintenance is the more sustainable choice? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we talk about everything from oil changes to car washes, why road rage is bad for the environment, and is Noel an expert on 1970s fashion??
In the past century and a half, air quality around the world has grown less and less healthy. One prominent example is sulfur dioxide emissions, demonstrated by this chart, which spans more than 150 years. As more than 4 million people die every year due to ambient (outdoor) air pollution, it is clear poor air […]
As an environmental website, it is possible that sharing a picture of two rusting gas guzzlers from the 1950’s will go poorly… but come on!!!! That’s just a cool shot of two Snow Classics, how can we not share?
Traffic in Los Angeles, and throughout the state of California, can often be quite a nightmare. It’s one of the many reasons more and more drivers are choosing electric vehicles (EVs), hybrids and public transportation. I mean it’s kind of scary to think how much gasoline and money goes to waste every day just due to cars […]
When it comes to reducing vehicle emissions you usually hear about electric or hybrid vehicles, but what about the PZEV (partial zero emission vehicle)? Are PZEVs just hype and a way for auto makers and states to say they are making a difference or are they genuinely part of the solution to lower emissions and […]