Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Biofuel vs. Electric

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Alternatives to fossil fuel are becoming more popular not only because of their “green” benefits, but also because of concerns about relying on limited, imported resources to fuel cars – and economies. Biofuel and electricity, including hybrid-electric cars, have emerged as top alternatives to fossil fuel. Electric Cars. From an environmental perspective, electric cars are ideal because they do not contribute to fossil fuel pollution.

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13 Ways to Make Your Existing Car Greener and Avoid Buying a New One

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However, buying a new car isn’t in the cards for me right now, so I have to make due with the one I have. I previously wrote about how I was saving money on gasoline just by driving the speed limit but for this post I wanted to share many more tips on how to make your own car more green and eco-friendly without you having to spend a ton of dough on a new hybrid this year. Follow the instructions in your car’s manual. Shut the car off.

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Go Green and Save Money by Picking the Right Car

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Picking the right car is a far more complicated job than what it used to be. In the olden days you could just choose a car based on its looks, reliability and performance. However, things are much more difficult now as the running costs required to keep a car on the road are escalating out of control. On top of this, car insurance prices have increased by over 40% in the past 12 months due to both insurance fraud and the trauma within the financial markets. Electric.

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