diesel http://wrvo.org en Fuel efficiency record set with new technology and better driving habits http://wrvo.org/post/fuel-efficiency-record-set-new-technology-and-better-driving-habits <p>There's a new Guinness World Record when it comes to fuel efficiency.&nbsp; A mid-size Volkswagen model set a record for the best fuel efficiency for a non-hybrid car this week.&nbsp; The recent trip reaps lessons ranging from rethinking an old energy source to breaking some bad habits.</p><p>Wayne Gerdes and his driving companion, Bob Winger, took a trip that essentially took them more than 8,100 miles -- or just under 108 gallons of diesel fuel. The last leg of that journey brought them to central New York.</p> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:34:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40281 at http://wrvo.org Fuel efficiency record set with new technology and better driving habits