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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. This can help you save some fuel.

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Keene, NH
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Insurance, Towing, Roadside Assistance, Battery Rebuilding Repairing & Recharging
Hours
24 Hours Service

Bennington Garage Inc
(603) 588-2182
20 Main Street
Bennington, NH
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Auto Inspection

Tire Warehouse
(603) 352-4925
492 Main St
Keene, NH
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Frans of Keene Inc
(603) 352-9817
528 Washington Street
Keene, NH
Services
Auto Body Repair,Auto Repair,Brake Repair,Mufflers Repair

Napa Auto Parts
(603) 352-9122
43 Emerald St
Keene, NH
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Shippee Auto, Inc.
(603) 336-5100, 001-2004
753 Brattleboro Road
Hinsdale, NH
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Monro Muffler Brake and Service
(603) 357-3333
508 Winchester Street
Keene, NH
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Brake Repair,Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair

Autozone
(603) 352-8715
363 Winchester St
Keene, NH
Services
Auto Parts

Toyota Volvo Inc
(603) 352-2155
591 Monadnock Highway
East Swanzey, NH
 
Autopart International Inc
(603) 355-1800
32 Production Avenue
Keene, NH
Services
Clutch Repair,Mufflers Repair

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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, /maps.google.com/ 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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