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Updated: FEB 28th 2022

Henry Biggs

Eight ways to save money while driving

Petrol prices have recently reached levels not seen for some years, and with many cars also no longer able to use the entry-level E10 fuel filling up can induce a nasty shock to the wallet. Most modern cars do their utmost to save fuel whenever possible – stop-start systems, cylinder deactivation, drag reducing active aerodynamics – but the weak point, as usual, remains the biological system behind the wheel.

However, there are a number of fairly simple changes any of us can make to reduce costs and of course emissions without resorting to joining the cult of the hypermilers. And with energy prices rising as well, many of them will apply equally to EVs.

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