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Audi Sets Another Hypermiling Record with the A6 TDI Ultradiesel

Audi was involved in another hypermiling world record this past week with its A6 TDI Ultradiesel model travelling more than 1,000 miles and through 14 different countries on a single tank of diesel. 395 more words

What We Say

The Throttle: Why I love to hypermile  

This afternoon I was driving with a friend. I was driving, because I do not trust anyone behind the wheel (myself included, sometimes). Cruising down a main road, the lights about 800m ahead of me turn red. 1,285 more words


Slowing Down

And why was I running anyway?
Why do any of us run?
How did we get so speeded up in the first place?

When I slow down, 974 more words



A couple of new superchargers were added in Utah recently allowing me to drive home along Interstate 70 and Interstate 15 through Utah and Nevada (including a tiny section of Arizona) instead of the long loop back through Gallup New Mexico.  547 more words

Model S

What is Hypermiling?

Clipping coupons makes sense: who doesn’t want to save a little money? But when the hobby becomes an obsession it inconveniences and annoys others. Ever waited in line behind an “extreme couponer”? 604 more words

Car & Driving Tips

My First Hypermiling Data In, And It Is Interesting

My wife Reanna was ambivalent about owning her first car, largely for reasons of environmental ethics. So when she got one she started reading about “hypermilers,” a group of people developing driving techniques to increase gas mileage in their vehicles. 637 more words


Hey, is something wrong with your car?

This is a common taunt I get from my co workers.  The ones who zoom by me doing 120 km/h while I “sputter” along at 100 km/h.  384 more words

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