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In The News

Roof racks: Great for bikes, bad for mileage, study says
The San Francisco Chronicle
The roof rack isn’t included in mileage tests, even though it clearly makes cars less aerodynamic. “I’m always interested in what gets counted and what doesn’t,” said Alan Meier, the study’s lead author and a researcher with both the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center.
How to Travel the Earth And Protect It, Too
The New York Times
Taking a hybrid or fuel-efficient car filled with people is better still — and you should keep the speed down. “If you increase from 65 to 75, you’re going to consume about 15 percent more energy per mile,” said Daniel Sperling, founding director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis.