How to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Car

Why should you seek to reduce the carbon footprint of your car? Every year the average vehicle puts out between 9,000 – 11,000 pounds of CO2 emissions. Collectively, these emissions are a leading cause of global warming. green-car

Here are a few tips of how you can reduce your car carbon footprint:

  • Drive reasonable speeds. You’ll get a lot better mileage on most cars if you stay under 65 mph.
  • Make your next vehicle a fuel-efficient one.
  • Keep your car properly tuned up and keep the fuel and air filters clean. Replace according to schedule.
  • Keep your tires properly inflated. Improperly inflated tires can result in a loss of 1 – 2 mpg
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