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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.

Fact Sheets

Fact sheets to distribute at meetings, presentations, and outreach events

Fuel costs in these fact sheets are updated weekly to match the current national average for regular gasoline.




Fuel costs in these presentations are updated weekly to match the current national average for regular gasoline.


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.

Find a Car Widget

This widget allows users to look up official EPA fuel economy ratings for vehicles back to the 1984 model year.

Gas Mileage Tips Widget

This widget displays a new fuel-saving tip each week and provides links to additional tips on

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.

Transcript of animation: Text | PDFAdobe Acrobat Icon

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.

More Resources

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.

Top Ten and Best in Class - Find the most efficient new and used 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.

Other Resources

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.