Summerizing Your Car EcoModder Style

April 2, 2012

A while back I wrote a blog article on how to winterize your car ecomodder style. Now that its spring again I figured a nice topic would be how to summerize your vehicle for better fuel economy. So, here are some tips that the guys from the forum and I came up with: Install summer […]

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ScanGauge-E Review and Comparison

November 2, 2011

A few months back, Darin and Ben (EM’s founders) asked me to review the new ScanGauge-E. I gladly accepted and tried it out for a few weeks. You can see the full review here. For the blog we’ll keep it short and to the point. First up, we’ll look at some of the limitations of […]

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The Makings of a Pickup Aerocap: T Vago’s Dakota

August 9, 2011

For the last several months, Ecomodder forum member t vago has been working on a custom aeroshell for his 2000 Dakota Quad Cab pickup truck. While many fuel conscious people will look down on pickup trucks as eminently wasteful, truck owners are a group that has uniquely embraced the spirit of ecomodding. After all, they represent […]

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Illuminati Motor Works Seven Shows Off a Healthy 207.5 MPGe

May 5, 2011

EcoModding is all about DIY. While it’s nice to see the automakers doing their bit every so often, the things people dream up in the own garages are always infinitely more cool. The Illuminati Motor Works Seven is no different. Runner up at the Progressive Automotive X-Prize, the Seven has recently posted impressive numbers at […]

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Thanks, Treehugger for the Best in Green: Readers’ Choice

April 21, 2011

Thanks, Treehugger! Last year, we won editor’s choice, and this year we got to take home the readers’ choice award for best transportation website. The editor’s choice winner this year was Green Car Congress, a fabulous blog that gives in depth looks at all the technical aspects of modern fuel economy, so congratulations go out to […]

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Vote for EcoModder as Best of Green: Cars and Transportation

March 24, 2011

It’s that time of year again, where Treehugger lets readers choose the best green sites on the web in various categories. As usual, EcoModder has been nominated along with our prestigious peers. Unfortunately, however, we’re currently lagging in the votes! While each of the sites on the list is great and offers a unique set […]

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The Nissan Leaf, and What Electric Drivetrain Means to Us

March 9, 2011

The electric car has had a rough history in the last 100 years. Hell, the battle we are seeing now was fought out over 100 years ago. The introduction of the motor carriage opened up a new opportunity for an array of drivetrains. There was a time when steam, electricity, gasoline, and even some gas/electric […]

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Nissan Leaf EV Taxi Cab Spotted

February 23, 2011

Okay, I know the photo isn’t great, but I didn’t have much time to snap a picture on my phone and the car had already disappeared by the time I returned. For those of your who can’t quite make out the photo, it is of a Nissan Leaf standing in the taxi line. While I […]

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