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    Official: University of Michigan hopes to set new 3,300-mpg record in SAE Challenge [w/video]
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    The University of Michigan has had one of the preeminent solar car teams in the world for more than two decades, but a new group of students is looking to make its own mark in the world of green engineering. The school will be fielding its first entry in the annual SAE Supermileage competition ...

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    Official: High-MPG Taylors drive a Volkswagen Passat 1,626 miles on one tank of diesel
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    Watch out, Wayne Gerdes, there's a new hypermiling crew in town. John and Helen Taylor – Volkswagen calls them "mileage experts" and "the world's most fuel-efficient couple" – recently drove a stock 2012 Passat TDI SE all the way from Houston, Texas to Sterling, Virginia without ...

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    Hypermiler Wayne Gerdes: After 2,269 miles and 59 mpg, Hyundai Sonata Hybrid "kicks ass"
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    2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Cross Country Blue Drive – Click above for image gallery
    Last fall, hypermiler Wayne Gerdes proposed to Hyundai that he drive a 2011 Sonata Hybrid across the country to help the automaker get the vehicle from the media launch location in California to Ann Arbor, ...

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    Hypermiling Hyundai Sonata Hybrid crosses America in under two tanks [w/video] *UPDATE
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    2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Cross Country Blue Drive – Click above for image gallery
    You've got to hand it to Wayne Gerdes. He knows how to go the distance in production passenger cars on very little gasoline. In April of 2009, he worked with a team to go 1,445 miles in a Ford Fusion Hybrid ...

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    Ducati updates Hypermotard 1100, adds new EVO and SP models
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    2010 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Following the release of the $9,995 Hypermotard 796, it was pretty obvious that Ducati would have some updating to do on its bigger 1100cc brother. After all, with a power-to-weight ratio within spitting distance, it seemed ...

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    German gets Porsche 911 Carrera up to 35.1 mpg
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    Click above for image gallery of Porsche's 35-mpg trip
    Proving once again that the way you drive is just as important as what you drive, ex-racer and German TV presenter Klaus Niedzwiedz has managed to average just over 35 miles per gallon (U.S.) in a brand-spanking new Porsche 911 Carrera. The ...

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    Word of the Year: "Hypermiling"
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    As 2008 officially draws to a close, the time has come for all of us to look back and remember what defined our lives for the last twelve months. For most Americans, and in fact the entire globe, fuel prices were very much responsible for how we lived our lives. That's why it's not at all ...

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    Ford "Smart Gauge" collects green leaves for good behavior w/VIDEO
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    You drive like crap and you know it. Stop the burnouts, late braking and 100-mph freeway sprint and you just might make a tank of gas last longer than a day. Sure, automakers like Ford could spend a few million on lectures to teach car buyers a thing or two about better driving. But if you didn't ...

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    Blue 1989 Geo Metro has been "green" since 1993
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    Click above for more pics of the Dough Heffron's 75 mpg "tandem" MetroLike a number of other folks who didn't get much attention at the time, Doug Heffron was worried about gas mileage and pump costs way back in 1993. That was back when this particular blogger had a VW Jetta that could be filled to ...

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