hypermiling


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hy·per·mile

 (hī′pər-mīl′)
intr.v. hy·per·miled, hy·per·mil·ing, hy·per·miles
To engage in driving practices, such as shifting the transmission to neutral when going down hills, in order to produce the greatest gas mileage possible.

hypermiling

(ˈhaɪpəˌmaɪlɪŋ)
n
the practice of maximizing the fuel economy of a motor vehicle, esp through driving technique and vehicle maintenance
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There are a number of techniques, from hypermiling (fuel-saving driving techniques) to keeping your car in good condition, keeping the weight down, removing anything that effects aerodynamic air flow, etc.
The C350 Plug-In appeals to a slightly different demographic, a little less concerned with hypermiling fuel economy and who just want some serious pace and some sexy technology.
1 mpg driving his Kiwi Green 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage, finished today with the highest MPG in the Mitsubishi Motors Extreme MPG Hypermiling Challenge.
When Ogilvy 360[degrees] ran the 1,000-mile Hybrid Challenge with the new Ford Fusion Hybrid, our testers were able to drive more than 1,400 miles on one tank of gas by using some pretty extreme hypermiling techniques.
Previous words of the year had included carbon neutral, locavore and hypermiling.
In the image and speed-conscious world of motoring, it's easy to think there's nothing sexy or fast about hypermiling, the so-called 'art' of eco driving.
4 Hypermiling: In the current petrol market hypermiling (or driving to maximise you miles per gallon) could be the next big thing.
I practice hypermiling and have been able to push the city mpg up to 28-plus and highway mileage to 40-plus-a lot depends on the weather and road conditions.
Ford and Airbiquity are combining the new 2012 Focus Electric, social networking and hypermiling trends with the new MyFord([R]) Mobile app to make it easier than ever to drive green.
The editors of the New Oxford American Dictionary singled out hypermiling as their word of the year.
STAFF at Liverpool-based insurance company, MORE TH>N, will next week be training in the art of Hypermiling - the skill of honing your driving style to ensure your car runs at its greenest andmost efficient.
HOUSTON -- In an 844-mile tour of Texas, a hypermiling expert driving a hybrid Toyota Prius was able to average 68.