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hypermiling ‎(uncountable)

  1. Driving a car slowly so as to maximize fuel efficiency.
    • 2008, Patrick Barkham, The Guardian, 3 July 2008, G2, p. 3:
      Hypermiling, the art of driving your car so it delivers better fuel economy than the manufacturer's official figures, began in the US as a wacky journey taken by obsessives such as Wayne Gerdes, who coined the phrase and has averaged more than 180mpg in a hybrid Honda Insight.
    • 2008 June 10, Chuck Squatriglia, “Hypermilers Push the Limits of Fuel Efficiency”, in Wired News:
      Yahya Fahimuddin got tired of spending $60 to fill his Jeep, so he bought an old Honda Insight hybrid and took up hypermiling