Features,Hypermiling

Try to Avoid Braking Altogether

19 Mar , 2016  

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-Tony Schaefer

If you read my article on braking, you know that the best way to make an anticipated stop is to use a long, slow brake that engages active regeneration. If you haven’t read that one yet, spoilers!

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Hypermiling

Listen to Calmer Music

16 Feb , 2016  

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-Tony Schaefer

NOTE: I’m in the Process of recording these articles in a series of videos.  Check out [Get Better Mileage] on our Youtube channel.  While there, be sure to subscribe to the channel.

Consider this: stores and restaurants almost always have some type of music playing. Multiple studies have shown that when stores play popular songs, shoppers spend more time thinking about the music and less time focusing on shopping. Restaurants will play mildly faster-paced music during high-volume periods so patrons will eat and leave faster allowing them to turn more tables. When retail stores play classical music, shoppers are more likely to make high-ticket purchases; slow music creates a relaxed feeling and shoppers are inclined to spend more.

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EPA,Hypermiling

Let’s Define Hypermiling

6 Feb , 2016  

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It’s probably a good idea to establish a good understanding of what exactly hypermiling refers to.  There are a few different explanations on the web, so why not throw out another one?  In short, hypermiling is exceeding the EPA’s fuel efficiency rating for a vehicle.  That’s it.

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