235 Blog Posts From the Fuel Tag


False Flag Efficiency

False Flag Efficiency

One of the many cons being perpetrated upon the car-buying public is that the very small, very turbocharged four cylinder engines being served up as replacements for “thirsty” V6 and even V8 engines in larger vehicles especially are money-savers. Hell, they hardly save much gas. And they cost in other — hidden — ways. Consider, […]

How to Sell an Electric Car

How to Sell an Electric Car

Electric cars are a great deal . . . when you get someone else to pay for them. This appears to be the only way to convince anyone to buy one. BMW recently offered a $54-per-month lease deal on the i3, its $44,450 (to start) electric car. BMW is literally paying people to take one […]

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Sees Spike in Vehicle Fatalities

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Sees Spike in Vehicle Fatalities

Through the first half of 2018, the number of individuals killed on Spartanburg County roads stands at 27. That number is double where it stood last year at the same time. With the deadliest part of the year in terms of traffic fatalities set to begin, law enforcement officials are concerned that the number of […]

Is Uber’s Plan for a Flying Car Safe?

Is Uber’s Plan for a Flying Car Safe?

Uber has been in the news a lot lately — and not all of the press has been good, especially after one of its self-driving cars killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona during a test drive. That, and some of the other bad Uber press, makes us extremely skeptical about the announcement that Uber is […]

Only 2.3 Hours to Recharge!

Only 2.3 Hours to Recharge!

My teeth and gums are particularly sore today. I read — and relate with sourness — that GM has achieved the miracle of reducing the charge-up time of the 2019 Chevy Volt to “only” 2.3 hours — assuming you can plug the thing in to a 240 Volt “fast” charger. If not, the time to […]