Imagine being able to drive 1,325 miles on a single gallon of diesel gas. It seems like a dream, but researchers are working to bring this hypermiling technology one step closer to the consumer market.
Of the 136 fuel-efficient vehicles entered into the 2010 Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize, three 100 MPG contenders emerged victorious this week to share in the $10 million prize. These are their names:
We know those car manufacturers are fast and footloose with MPG figures, but we had to take notice when we got word that the next Toyota Prius will be capable of 113 miles per gallon (in the UK, which is equal to 94mpg in North America). That's more than double the mileage the best hybrid vehicles get now. The Prius's…