Happy Earth Day 2012. This year Earth Day organizers are focusing in on Renewable energy and a sustainable future for our planet. While there are many things we can do here in Colorado to help our city go “green”, why not start with the one thing you use everyday – your automobile.
When it comes to owning, driving and maintaining a car, there are many things we can do to help the environment. From better driving habits to regular auto repair and maintenance, not only will you be helping your car last longer, you may be giving it better resale value too.
The vital piece within your car is the engine. A misfiring spark plug can reduce fuel efficiency by as much as 30 percent. An engine running with clogged filters or running low of fluids can also make it run twice as hard. [Read more…]