Saving the planet is something we hear about often. We will live on Earth for many years, so why not take care of it? Here are some simple ways we can help our planet when it comes to our automobiles. One way to save fuel and save money is to commute with a fellow co-worker once or twice a week. You can take turns driving your own vehicles. The saving really comes in when you can drive in the HOV lane. Doing this will save you a day’s worth of gas. In the long run, you can save around $1,000 a year just by riding with a co-worker one day a week.
Another tip is for when you are looking to buy a new car this year. You should opt for a higher fuel economy vehicle or even a battery-powered vehicle. You may think a typical vehicle and a higher fuel economy vehicle may not be that different. However, there are a couple extreme bonuses that a better fuel economy vehicle can have. For instance, high fuel economy vehicles have the capacity to take carbon dioxide from burning gasoline and diesel and keep it from destroying our air and global climate. High fuel economy cars also help your wallet since you can save around $1,400 a year using less fuel.
New cars with all the add-ons are fun and neat, but not always efficient. One way to save money and save our planet is to choose the car that doesn’t have 300 horsepower and four tons of steel on it. These cars are cool, no doubt, but in the long run you will spend money on a car with added features that you will eventually have to dispose of. Next time you get a new car, you will inevitably lose money as the car becomes worn and not worth its original value. This adds to the exhausting of our earth’s resources as these resources sit in a junkyard. Make sure you take our planet into consideration when choosing your next vehicle and its options. These are just a few helpful tips for saving our planet in 2015.