Nine Ways to Get Better Fuel Mileage 740620

The widespread problems of gasoline availability have caused motorists to take new interest in the fuel economy of their cars and in gasoline conservation methods. As a means of illustrating a variety of effective fuel saving techniques, reference is made to the performance of four cars that have achieved outstanding fuel mileage (150-376 miles/gal) during competition in Shell Mileage Marathon contests. Suggestions are offered for ways in which the average driver can improve fuel economy in current-type automobiles. The importance of proper vehicle maintenance is also stressed.


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