Fuel Economy Toolkit
Help spread the word about fuel economy! The Fuel Economy Toolkit provides tools to help educate consumers, fleet managers, and others about fuel economy. Materials include videos, fact cards/sheets, presentations, and other resources. The toolkit is primarily designed for use by Clean Cities coordinators, but it may be also used by educators, fleet owners and others.
Gas Mileage Tips
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- Large (2 cards)
- Small (1 card)
- Small (4 cards)
- Small (1 card, single-sided)
- Small (4 cards, single-sided)
Driving and Maintenance Tips for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
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- Large - Option A (2 cards)
- Large - Option B (1 card)
- Large - Option B (2 cards)
Driving and Maintenance Tips for Cold Weather
- Gas Mileage Tips
- Fuel Economy Benefits
- Understanding the EPA Fuel Economy Label for Plug-in Vehicles
Fuel costs in these presentations are updated weekly to match the current national average for regular gasoline.
- Fuel Economy Tips for Hybrids, Plug-in Hybrids, and Electric Vehicles
- Cold Weather Fuel Economy Tips
- Hot Weather Fuel Economy Tips
- Save Money on Your Summer Vacation
Add fuel economy information to your website or blog with these widgets. Click on the "Get Widget" button at the bottom of the widget and copy the "embed" code into your blog or Web page.
Additional alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicle widgets are available from the Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC).
Videos and Animations
Share the animations and videos below on your website, blog or facebook page.
Plug-in Hybrid Animation
Learn how plug-in hybrids can save money.
You can download a copy of this video—to play it without an Internet connection or to play it using other devices—from How Plug-in Hybrids Save Money.
MotorWeek Video - Driving Tips for MPG
MotorWeek Video - Your Mileage May Vary
MotorWeek Video - Improve Your Fuel Economy
Additional videos about alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicle are available from Clean Cities TV.
Visit the links below to find additional information about fuel economy and related topics.
Find and Compare Cars - Find fuel economy, emissions, and safety ratings for new and used cars.
My MPG - Calculate, track, and share your MPG.
Can a Hybrid Save Me Money? - Compare the costs of a selected hybrid with a comparably equipped non-hybrid from the same manufacturer.
My Plug-in Hybrid Calculator - Estimate the gasoline and electricity costs for a selected plug-in hybrid, using personalized fuel costs, mileage, and charging habits.
Gas Mileage Tips - Learn how to get the best gas mileage our of your vehicle.
Used Car Label Tool - Print a fuel economy label to post on your car's window or download an electronic graphic to use in your online advertisement when selling your car.
Federal Tax Credits - Find up-to-date information on tax incentives for all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
Related Clean Cities Toolkits
Idle Box - This toolkit provides outreach materials and templates for idle-reduction projects.
Green Rides Toolkit - This toolkit designed for national parks provides outreach materials to help educate visitors and employees about fuel economy and alternative transportation.
Clean Cities Coordinator Toolbox - This toolbox provides training, reporting tools, and information to help Clean Cities coordinators run a successful coalition.
Clean Cities - This DOE program builds partnerships to reduce our reliance on petroleum in transportation.
Alternative Fuels Data Center - The AFDC website provides information, data, and tools to help fleets and other transportation decision makers find ways to reduce petroleum consumption through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures.
EV Everywhere - This DOE website provides information and resources about all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Vehicle Technologies Office - This DOE website provides information about DOE-sponsored research and analysis on fuel efficiency and vehicle emissions.
Idle Reduction Tools and Outreach Materials - This web page provides links to idle reduction tools and outreach materials from Argonne National Laboratory.
EPA Fuel Economy Information - This website provides links to information about U.S. fuel economy regulations and standards.
EPA Green Vehicle Guide - This EPA website provides information on vehicles that are more fuel efficient and less polluting.