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Do flex-fuel vehicles save money using E-85 gas?

Do flex-fuel vehicles save money using E-85 gas?

When you drive by the gas pumps and see the option for E85, do you ever wonder what the difference is between cars that can be fueled with E85 and cars that take regular unleaded gasoline? Who can use E-85 to save money on gas cost? E85 is an option for flex-fuel vehicles. Flex-fuel vehicles are specially designed to accept fuel that mixes just 15% gasoline with 85% ethanol. The exact percentages can be adjusted for optimal performance in different climates and different elevations. So the E85 you buy in Delaware might be slightly different from E85 in other states, because it will be customized just for Delaware drivers. Fuel systems have to be modified to accept E85 because ethanol conducts electricity and gasoline does not. The fuel systems in flex-fuel vehicles are created without rubber, aluminum or magnesium parts, and the car’s fuel injection control system is ... read more

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5 Tips To Save On Car Insurance

5 Tips To Save On Car Insurance

Car insurance can take a bite out of your wallet, but it doesn’t need to be as big of a bite as you may think. Before taking the time to read the following tips, make sure to educate yourself about car insurance and what comes with it! Understanding the basics is a huge step in the right direction! So here are 5 tips to save money with car insurance: The Best Way To Save On Car Insurance Is To Compare What do you need in your insurance? For example, as the car ages (or is paid off) people often choose to drop the collision part of the insurance. Usually, this is recommended when the premium you pay is approximately 10% of the re-sell value of the car. Everyone should maintain liability and injury coverage though! All cars in the State of Delaware must have a minimum liability insurance coverage of $15,000/$30,000 bodily injury protection; $10,000 property damage coverage ... read more

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