This is a Table of Contents page to Tony’s articles on hypermiling. You don’t necessarily have to read them in order and this page will allow you to jump around if you want. At the bottom of each article will be a link back to this page.
Group 1: Hypermiling Explained
Group 2: Hypermiling Tips
Group 3: Non-Hypermiling Fuel Saving
If you read my article on braking, you know that the best way to make an anticipated stop is to use a long, slow brake that engages active regeneration. If you haven’t read that one yet, spoilers!
This week the triumvirate of Tony Schaefer, Paul Guzyk and Russell Frost dive deep into…
Feb 2016 Plugin Electric Sales
LA opens a little thing called the Expo line
Our good friends at Faraday Future may be even worse off than we thought
More on VW
Honda says new Insight…wait for it…in 20 fucking 18
At its core, driving a car is ridiculously simple: two pedals and a steering wheel. However, like many things, it’s how you minutely manipulate those three items that differentiate the bad from the average and the average from the good. In this article, I want to address how you manipulate the accelerator pedal.
This week we speculate how the Nevada legislature can so stupid, visit the Chicago Auto Show *and* the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto and much more. Patrick Connor, Mark Coughlan, Paul Guzyk, Tony Schaefer and Russell Frost dive deep into world of crazy lawmakers and cars.
And funny enough, as I was posting this show this morning, this tweet from actor, Mark Ruffalo showed up…
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Consider this: stores and restaurants almost always have some type of music playing. Multiple studies have shown that when stores play popular songs, shoppers spend more time thinking about the music and less time focusing on shopping. Restaurants will play mildly faster-paced music during high-volume periods so patrons will eat and leave faster allowing them to turn more tables. When retail stores play classical music, shoppers are more likely to make high-ticket purchases; slow music creates a relaxed feeling and shoppers are inclined to spend more.
It’s probably a good idea to establish a good understanding of what exactly hypermiling refers to. There are a few different explanations on the web, so why not throw out another one? In short, hypermiling is exceeding the EPA’s fuel efficiency rating for a vehicle. That’s it.