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Title: Fuel Economy
Url: http://www.fueleconomy.gov/
Publisher: United States. Dept. of Energy.
United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Description: As the price of fuel continues to rise, this site continues to be as timely as when it first came online in October 1999. The site is maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and it provides fuel-saving tips, fuel economy estimates, and so on. From the homepage, visitors can click through sections that include "Gasoline Prices", "Gas Mileage Tips", "Hybrid Vehicles", and "New Fuel Economy Ratings". As one might expect, the "Gasoline Prices" area allows users to find the lowest gas prices in their area, learn about saving money and fuel with gas mileage tips, and also learn why gas prices are so high. In the "Your MPG" area, visitors can calculate their own miles per gallon and also compare their measurements with other users. Finally, visitors can also access this information on their mobile phones through a specially designed site that includes fuel economy ratings, fuel cost estimates, and annual petroleum use.
LC Classification: Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Regulation of industry, trade, and commerce. Occupational law -- Transportation and communication -- Road traffic. Automotive transportation -- Motor vehicles in general -- Fuel consumption. Fuel efficiency
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Special environmental pollutants -- Other environmental pollutants, A-Z -- Fossil fuels
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Motor vehicles -- Motor vehicle operation. Automobile operation -- Cost of operation -- Fuel consumption
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Economics -- Consumption
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: United States Department of Energy
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 11
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