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Are you really saving money by choosing a Diesel?

With the majority of new cars sold in the UK are now running on Diesel – we ask the question: Are you really saving money by choosing a Diesel? We agree that the headline fuel efficiency and MPG rating for today’s diesel powered

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WHO: Diesel fumes cause cancer

Diesel has long been hailed as both the future and savoir of the transportation of the future. Diesel offers both high levels of efficiency and grunt, so whats not to like about other than the tractor like clatter resonating from bonnets across the land. Wading in

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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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Posted in Hypermiling News

What Car? launches True MPG. Giving motorists “real world” fuel efficiency figures

What Car? in association with Tesco Petrol Filling Stations have launched True MPG, the only program to give motorists “real world” fuel efficiency figures from the same roads we all face each day. True MPG will base its figures on

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Posted in Hypermiling News

London Routemaster Hybrid enters service giving twice the MPG and half the emissions

The new Routemaster Hybrid which offers twice the MPG as it’s diesel sibling, hit the dark and gritty streets of London for first time yesterday. The bus is currently serving route 38 for  the lucky people traveling between Victoria and Hackney. The Hypermiling

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US proposes new fuel efficiency standards: 54.5 MPG by 2025

With fuel prices over the US only a fraction on what we motorists mugs pay here in the UK, 54.5 MPG will seem like an huge inconvenience achievement. Especially when you consider the average MPG of US cars brought in

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Kia Rio CRDi steals the UK MPG crown with an epic 88 MPG

It wasn’t that long ago that people looked down their noses at Korea’s finest automobile manufacturer.  Since a complete design overhaul, many people have started to take notice, including Top Gear who are currently using the Kia Cee’d as their

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