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Old 05-08-2018, 04:55 AM   #145 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
The normies have arrived. Today, Consumer Reports posted a "gas savings tips" article. (Coincidentally, today oil also hit prices not seen since 2014.)
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Motorists face rising gasoline prices as the summer travel season gets underway, so fuel efficiency is as important as ever.
https://www.consumerreports.org/fuel...l-economy-now/

(But "important as ever"? The general public hasn't really cared about fuel economy for going on 3 years!)

It's a solid article. I like that they lay out the cost of speeding as item number one. In terms of consumption...
Important as ever, as that's the only way to address the normies if you want to change their behavior. This is the norm, better comply!
Apparently they really want everyone to drive economically.
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