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How To: Hypermile​ and get great gas mileage​

Brian Cooley explains Hypermiling and how to get better MPG from the car you already own.

By November 11, 2014


VW CrossCoupe TDI concept: A hypermiler's wet dream (photos)

This flexible concept combines a turbodiesel engine with plug-in electrification technology. The result is high efficiency (and a lot of torque).

8 Images By March 7, 2012


Toyota teaches tech at the track with the Scion FR-S

The Laguna Seca racetrack, a sports coupe, and a PlayStation 3 racing sim come together to demonstrate the future of tech at Toyota.

By July 29, 2014


Ford hypermiles Mustang V-6 to 48.5 mpg

The Ford Mustang V-6 is setting records at the Bristol Motor Speedway. However, these records are measured in MPG, not MPH.

By June 24, 2010


Ford to demonstrate MyFord Mobile app for the Focus Electric at CES 2012

Ford will host live demonstrations of the new MyFord Mobile app for the Focus Electric at CES 2012, Jan. 10 through 13.

By January 4, 2012


Nissan Leaf diary: Living with an electric car

We've borrowed a Nissan Leaf for a week and we'll be updating this diary every day to give you an idea of what it's like living with an EV.

By September 5, 2011


2011 Ford Mustang GT

An excellent modern take on a muscle car, the 2011 Ford Mustang GT can be equipped with an excellent set of cabin tech. Poor fuel economy encourages hypermiling, which takes all the fun out of this car.

By May 31, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 31, 2011

MSRP: $33,310.00


52.5 mpg in a 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

The weather was forecast to be 93 degrees, I was one of the few media attendees who had adhered to the request for business casual attire, and my driving partner was overdressed as well. Not exactly the uniform for competitive hypermiling in the 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, but we were undeterred. We wanted the HD Radio.

By September 8, 2010


Chasing home efficiency, nudged by the sun

Call it home hypermiling: CNET's Martin LaMonica sizes up the numbers after two years with solar panels and finds on-site power has made him more thrifty.

By April 22, 2010


Earth Day 2010: The power of green (roundup)

On the annual occasion of honoring our big blue marble, we look to see how technology is having an impact, and what lies ahead.

By April 22, 2010