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  1. Fuel Economy
    So, you drive a gasoline powered car just like most people but you keep hearing about how efficient electric cars are. Thanks to the EPA's MPGe (Miles Per Gallon Equivalent) rating we can compare electric cars to gas cars since we know how much energy is in an average gallon of gasoline...
  2. General Discussion
    Im not sure if anyone has posted this before in the past but here it is. According to a website called Eco2Driving.com a 2011 cruze eco holds a record for the US 48 contiguous states lowest fuel consumption for a gasoline world record. Here are some of the details August 1st – 22nd Driving...
  3. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    The CXracing intercooler thread inspired me. When i first got the Torque app i wondered why i couldn't read IAT2, which is the intake air temperature measured in the manifold. The PID information in the app was wrong for our ECU, and it wouldn't display the value. So i did some research...
  4. Fuel Economy
    Hi everyone! I'm gonna start this thread about Fuel efficiency. Here is what they were saying. Gains in gas mileage in cars are being somewhat overstated, as reported by a study recently authored by an MIT economist. Modern engines are far better, but vehicles are much heavier and more...
  5. Gen1 Powertrain
    So I picked up a Cruze Eco over the weekend for one reason only - the MPG. I am currently looking to build this car for optimum fuel efficiency. I am looking for any tips. My biggest question is - does anyone know the weights of aftermarket parts vs. stock. I honestly do not care about power for...
  6. Fuel Economy
    Spare tires ditched as automakers seek efficiency | Reuters
  7. Chevrolet Cruze News and Reviews
    Chevy unveiled a high-efficiency version of its new Cruze compact at the New York Auto Show, saying it provides “hybrid-like” fuel economy. The Chevrolet Cruze Eco is powered by an Ecotec 1.4l turbocharged engine with variable valve timing connected to a six-speed manual transmission. According...
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