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UPDATE: Ford Fusion Hybrid travels 1,000 miles with 1/3 tank left, team still going

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Apr 28th, 2009 at 12:59PM

- The team that set out this past weekend to cover 1,000 miles on a single tank of gasoline succeeded and then some. When the team of race drivers, engineers and hyper-milers crossed the 1,000-mile mark a little after 9:00 am on Monday morning, there was still more than a third of a tank left. Over 47 hours of running the team led by NASCAR driver Carl Edwards and including record braking hyper-miler Wayne Gerdes averaged over 80 mpg. The plan is to drive the bone stock Fusion until the tank runs dry. Along the way team members are running public clinics to help teach people how to drive... Read More

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