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    Official: Mitsubishi Mirage fuel economy challenge winner duct tapes his way to 74.1 MPG

    There's a lesson to be learned from the Mitsubishi Motors' Extreme MPG Hypermiling Challenge: if you want to get your 2014 Mirage to get over 74 miles per gallon, apply duct tape. During the recent event, which ran from Las Vegas, NV to Cypress, CA (where Mitsubishi has its North American HQ), a ...

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    Official: Toyota Prius Plug-In MPG Challenge's first winner averages 356 MPGe

    What did those "Helping Hands" end up doing, push the dang car for a month? Toyota in late May announced its first-ever Prius MPG Challenge pitting non-profits against each other for bragging rights over who could use the least amount of gas driving their Prius Plug-in. With the "wave one" ...

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    Report: Winner of Honda Eco Mileage Challenge 2011 turns it up to 3,644 km/liter (that's 8,571 mpg)

    Taking home the win at Honda Eco Mileage Challenge 2011 means you'll have to field a vehicle that sips down fuel at such a slow rate that it's barely even measurable. We're talking a supremely efficient vehicle that could drive a distance equal to the circumference of the globe (approximately ...

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    Hybrid Fest VIDEO 4: The MPG Challenge

    Three grown men, a global positioning system satellite navigation screen, and a map with directions. Seems like shooting fish in a barrel, right? Wrong. These fish apparently are wearing kevlar vests, you have a slingshot, and do I see a chain gun in the flippers of that sturgeon homing in on ...

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    HybridFest 2007 - We came, we saw, we conquered

    From the onset of the MPG Challenge on Friday to the conversion of Wisconsin Power's stock Toyota Prius to a plug-in hybrid on Sunday, HybridFest 2007 was the most rockin' party for treehuggers, hypermilers and other greenfolk this side of the Atlantic. If you feel bad that you didn't make it, you ...


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