246 Blog Posts From the Fuel Tag


War on Cars Watch for November 29, 2018

War on Cars Watch for November 29, 2018

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. This blog will give you highlights of the week’s stories and commentary from […]

A More Expensive (and Slower) Porsche

A More Expensive (and Slower) Porsche

Porsches have never been inexpensive — but they’re about to become more so. You could call it the electric surtax — because that’s what it amounts to. And it’s probably going to be applied to us all, eventually. Porsche corporate — the company — just announced that it will expect all 190 of its U.S. […]

Cheap Gas – But For How Long?

Cheap Gas – But For How Long?

Expect gas prices to go up — a lot. Soon. Not because of dwindling supply. If anything, there is too much oil. From a certain perspective. Whether oil is abiotic (produced by geothermal or other such processes rather than via the decay over time of organic matter) and so — heresy! — renewable or simply […]

Practical Winter Driving Tips

Practical Winter Driving Tips

It’s that time of year — almost. You will likely be reading — and hearing — about how to make the best of it when the flakes begin to fall. I won’t recycle the boilerplate recommendations about all-wheel-drive (not really that much of an advantage) or suggest you buy a set of snow tires (I’m […]

Old School vs. New-ish

Old School vs. New-ish

My friend Jeff just got his 2002 Trans-Am back — after much engine work — and is somewhat disappointed. The car sounds tough. Slightly choppy idle and booming voice under way, courtesy of a not-stock exhaust that still has cats but no mufflers. Chambered pipes being good for the soul. But the car doesn’t feel […]