Wasteful Thinking

Tuesday 27 February 2018

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that good for it? Manufacturers say it doesn't harm the vehicle.  They say it's because modern vehicles are made differently from those in the past.  Just about all newer vehicles employ f... read more

Good Service at Cartec Automotive Service Equals Good Fuel Economy in TULSA

Saturday 30 September 2017

Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us TULSA drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in OK, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through preventive maintenance and more courteous driving?The US government has a website that actually answers that question. Let's look at some of the data and find out if any of these fuel-saving i... read more

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Cartec Automotive Service in TULSA

Sunday 12 February 2017

With TULSA gas prices being what they are, many of us in OK are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. TULSA area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in OK. But there are things all TULSA drivers can do to save fuel: We can improve our driving habits and stay on top of preventive maintenance at Cartec Automotive Service. These things make small savings... read more

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Thursday 26 March 2015

Most TULSA drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. OK folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we TULSA drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more we can do? After all, some of us TULSA road warriors can't cut back on our driving, and others would like to do more to economize.Weight is one major enemy of fuel economy. The... read more

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