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BBC Watchdog goes Hypermiling with Matt Allwright

Hypermiling has once again gone “mainstream” bringing Hypermiling to the masses. This time BBC’s own Watchdog takes to the road with their take on fuel efficient driving. This rather tongue in cheek challenge pits wanna be Hypermiler Matt Allwright against one tank

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US Hypermilers smash the 48 state MPG record with 77.99 MPG US / 93.66 MPG UK

US Hypermilers have stepped into the record books following an epic Hypermiling run of 48 US states that resulted in an amazing 77.99 mpgUS / 93.66 mpgUK for the trip. Wayne Gerdes and Bob Winger piloted the 2013 VW Passat TDi

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Hypermilers take on the 48 US state MPG record

The grandfather of Hypermiling Mr Wayne Gerdes and his faithful co-pilot have set out on a Hypermiling adventure to smash the 48 state MPG record. Aboard VW’s fuel sipping 2013 Passat TDI Clean Diesel the pair will take on the 8,000 mile journey

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NICE: Foot and pedal power should be the norm for short journeys

According to National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence “NICE”, the UK should opt for foot and pedal power for short journeys. They say that trips that could be achieved in 15 to 20 minutes should be undertaken the old fashioned way

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US Hypermilers squeeze 1,626 miles from a tank in Volkswagen Passat TDi

US Hypermilers John and Helen Taylor have yet again rocketed into the record books with another epic FE (fuel efficency) run. Equipped with nothing more than a stock 2012 Volkswagen Passat SE TDI Clean Diesel and one tank of fuel (or gas in the

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Fat Americans waste a billion more gallons of fuel every year

Chances are, if you are American, you haven’t been able to see your toes since you were 8 years old. The obesity epidemic in the US might be good news for Wendy’s and McDonalds but not so good for your miles

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Hybrid Hypermiling Techniques

After countless miles, hours and counties behind the wheel of Toyota’s Auris Hyrbid I thought I’d put together a page dedicated to Hypermiling techniques our little twin engine’d companions. The Hypermiling Challenge with Car Magazine taught me a lot about

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