Definitions

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  • n. One who uses special driving techniques to achieve unusually good fuel economy.

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ miler

Examples

  • FLACK: Engels is what's known as a hypermiler, a group that takes good gas mileage to extremes.

    CNN Transcript Apr 21, 2008

  • On Monday, a team of drivers, including hypermiler Wayne Gerdes and NASCAR driver Carl Edwards successfully completed the 1000 mile challenge, taking a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 1005 miles on less than a single tank of gas.

    Ford Fusion Hybrid Hypermiles Its Way to 80 + MPG

  • Back in January, I wrote a post at Treehugger about the then-current issue of Mother Jones, which included a feature story on “hypermiler” Wayne Gerdes.

    Archive for » 2007 » July : Sustainablog

  • Had I driven like a maniacal hypermiler and avoided highways, which drain the battery much faster than back roads, I might have hit 200 miles.

    Testing the Tesla Roadster

  • Our chief technology and environment correspondent Miles O'Brien got some lessons from the master hypermiler and, yes, he is driving and hypermiling and doing a live shot and not looking at the road and ticking off every cabbie on New York streets right now.

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2008

  • And one other thing, every hypermiler (INAUDIBLE) has one of these scan gauge.

    CNN Transcript Jun 1, 2008

  • This is the only way to beat the hypermiler is to have one of these rigs right here, right?

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2008

  • A good hypermiler doesn't carry anything extra in their cars.

    CNN Transcript Jul 7, 2008

  • And I'm driving down -- I am driving down Central Park South, which frankly, frankly this is hypermiler hell.

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2008

  • We call him Hyper Miles -- got some lessons from the master hypermiler.

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2008

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