Monday, February 2, 2009
Apa sih Global Warming ? - November
Picture taken from www.treehugger.com
DRIVE GREENER - Save gasoline and money.
20% of all the earth's greenhouse gases is released from automobile exhaust, contibuting to air pollution and global warming.
Producing a single car releases into the air 4 tons of CO2 and 318 kg of other air pollutans.
How can you make your driving grener ?
MAINTENANCE regularly engine maintenance increase gas consumption by 25%
DRIVE SMART & EFFICIENTLY less driving means fewer emissions, every 1 liter of gasoline saved keeps 2.4 kg of CO2 out of the atmosphere. Walk, ride a bicycle, carpool, or take public transportation more often increasing speed from 100 km/h to 120 km/h increase gas consumption by 20%, planning ahead your route and time helps save gasoline and money.
GO EASY ON AIR CONDITIONER, air conditioning increase gas consumption by 20%, use air conditioner only as needed.
REDUCE IDLING, turn-off the engine, idling wastes gasoline and money
DRIVE SMOOTHLY, driving at a constant speed saves gasoline and money, avoid sudden acceleration and hard braking
CHECK TIRE PRESSURE REGULARLY, properly inflated tires are safer to use and help improve gas consumption by more than 3% for accurate results, measure tire pressure when the tires are cold.