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Budget Travel Albany GA

If you do travel in congested urban areas, use a laptop computer with a wireless card or other Internet-capable device to access website that provide real-time traffic information. This can help you save some fuel.

Erickson Automotive
(229) 255-2124
1019 W Oglethorpe Blvd
Albany, GA
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Air Conditioning/Heating, Diagnostics, Electrical System, Ignition, Inspection, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Brakes, Full Service Mechanic, Oil Change
Service Types and Repair
Acura, Audi, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Diesel Engine, Dodge, Exotic Car, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Motorcycle/ATV, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Porsche, RV/Bus, Saab, Saturn, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Truck, Volkswagen, Volvo

Carquest Auto Parts Stores
(229) 888-0026
2501 N Slappey Blvd
Albany, GA
Auto Parts

Ford Town of Albany Inc
(229) 883-3100
2926 N Slappey Blvd
Albany, GA
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Maintenance, Paint & Body Work, Tires/Wheels, Transmission, Upholstery, Wheel Alignment
Mon:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Tue:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Wed:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Thu:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Fri:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am-1:00 pm
Cash, Check, Credit Card

American Lube Fast
(229) 435-6020
2311 N Slappey Blvd
Albany, GA
Lubrication Service
Mon:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am-5:00 pm

Dawson Auto Trim & Upholstery
(229) 432-0502
835 Flint Ave
Albany, GA
G & G Auto Electric Repair Service
(229) 776-3294
2569 Us Highway 82 West
Sylvester, GA
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair
Open Mon-Fri
Payment Options
American Express, MasterCard, VISA

Auto Air Electric Inc
(229) 446-4455
1012 W Broad Ave
Albany, GA
Air Conditioning Repair, Electrical Service
Mon:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Goodyear Auto Service Centers
(229) 439-2285
502 W Broad Ave
Albany, GA
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Satex Transmissions
(229) 434-1196
808 West Broad Avenue
Albany, GA
ABC Car Sales Inc
(229) 888-3279
P O Box 52202
Albany, GA

Making the Most of Vehicle Fuel

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If you do travel in congested urban areas, use a laptop computer with a wireless card or other Internet-capable device to access website that provide real-time traffic information. For example, / provides real-time travel times as well as valuable information regarding construction delays and traffic incidents for most of the larger urban areas. As an alternative, tune in a local radio station that frequently relates traffic information. This news will enable you to avoid fuel-wasting traffic jams.

A fuel-economy gauge that has a video screen, such as the ScanGaugeII which provides readouts of moment-by-moment mpg, is a great aid in helping you find the driving style that delivers the best fuel economy. Incidentally, the ScanGaugeII is a favorite of “hyper-milers” who claim to get 100-plus mpg from ordinary vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

If you haven’t already noticed, none of the devices I’ve mentioned require any modification to the engine. That’s because aftermarket fuel-saver devices, in more than 100 tests by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Federal Trade Commission, have not demonstrated a significant improvement in gasoline mileage. Similarly, such well-known sources as Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, and Consumer Reports magazines, and even the popular “MythBusters” TV show, have come to much the same conclusions. In some cases, you may not even be purchasing an actual device, just instructions on how to build one.

Be aware that some products currently on the market can result in a failed emissions test because their use may be considered by the EPA or state agencies to require illegal tampering with the smog-control system. Others can increase emissions or cause the “CHECK ENGINE” warning to appear.

Installation of such a device could void the vehicle’s warranty or result in negotiations with the dealer if you should encounter a problem after the device has been installed. This may give the dealer reason to ...

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