SwiftFuel Is Just Like Fuel, Except Probably Full Of Crap

Today brought us news of a purported new solution to high gas prices: SwiftFuel. Currently intended as a replacement for leaded 100-octane aviation fuel, SwiftFuel claims to be ethanol-based, but somehow free from ethanol's negatives such as its lower energy density, incompatibility with gasoline, and propensity to… »6/12/08 4:40pm6/12/08 4:40pm


The Gas-O-Miser Makes Your Olds Sip Gas Through A Cocktail Straw

Blood-magneto suction drums! Fuel polarizers! The history of flake-o miracle fuel-economy devices probably stretches back as far as the invention of the motor vehicle. Here's an interesting 1968 article on a comparison test between a number of such devices, scanned and put online by the good folks at The Olds Zone (a… »5/29/07 11:00am5/29/07 11:00am