Blog Archives

It’s New car time! How things have changed!

I can’t quite believe it’s been well over a year since I updated my Hypermiling Blog. During this time, lots of things have changed, thankfully all for the better! Our household now includes 2 new members. One being my beautiful

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Hypermiling Blog

Hypermiling all the way to the bank

Hypermiling has never been easy. My wife moans that I drive too slow, turns on the AC when the sun makes even the most brief appearances and generally picks at my fuel saving efforts. What she doesn’t see is the huge savings

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Hypermiling Blog

The big bus experiment

Many moons ago the bus was my only option to get to college. Even without a car my trusty mega rider and me could travel all week within Peterborough for only £5. Lately I’ve been thinking of opting for the

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Hypermiling Blog

45mpg and a little disappointed.

My first true fill up in the Volvo was not quite what I expected. Thinking that I could return anything even near to the Skoda was a bad idea, a heavy smaller engined petrol car is no match for the

Posted in Hypermiling Blog

Introducing the Volvo… the most unlikely choice for a “Hypermiler”

I am happy to confirm that a “new to me” Volvo v40 Estate 1.6 is now resident on the drive, together with its flat cap and box to tissues on the rear shelf. Many people were shocked when they discovered

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Hypermiling Blog

Its new car time! Volvo Estate 1.6

Now that we are expecting our 2nd child, the Fabia is being replaced by something with a bit more room. Please welcome our new (to us) Volvo V40 1.6 Estate! I know I am a little young (30) to own

Posted in Hypermiling Blog

Drafting.. 93MPG over 15 miles

On my way back from a job yesterday, I decided to settle in behind a lorry to enjoy a little bit of drafting. Its been a while since I have had the opportunity to venture into a slipstream, country roads

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Hypermiling Blog