Hypermiling

 
Saving gas by lifting the pedal: engine braking vs coasting (video)

Saving gas by lifting the pedal: engine braking vs coasting (video)

The way a driver operates a car can produce very different fuel-economy numbers, and when driving downhill, two notable techniques come into play. The first is leaving the car in gear and using so-called engine braking to provide at least some deceleration. But many believe putting a car in neutral... read more

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John and Helen Taylor depart on the Smarter Driving Tour. Image: Shell

Aussie Hypermiling Couple Hit 64mpg In 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco

You might remember a few weeks ago we brought you news of Australian couple John and Helen Taylor. Rather than enjoying the usual trappings of tourism, the Taylors wanted to... read more August 26, 2011 by 2


 
John and Helen Taylor depart on the Smarter Driving Tour. Image: Shell

Australian Couple Hopes To Break U.S. Hypermiling Record

John and Helen Taylor aren’t like most ordinary tourists. The Australian couple is driving across the United States for the third time in less than five years, but... read more August 9, 2011 by 0


 
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7 Ways To Save Gas And Go Green With The Cars You Own Today

Sure, it'd be nice to have a brand-new, more fuel-efficient vehicle. But not everyone is able to buy one of the growing number of new cars with at least 40 mpg highway... read more April 11, 2011 by 2


 

 
 

 
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