hypermiler

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hyper- +‎ miler

NounEdit

hypermiler ‎(plural hypermilers)

  1. One who uses special driving techniques to achieve unusually good fuel economy.
    • 2009 February 15, Jerry Garrett, “Pulsing and Gliding to 65 M.P.G.”, in New York Times[1]:
      This herky-jerky driving style is, according to Wayne Gerdes, a Chicago-based fuel economy expert, a variation of what hypermilers call the “high-speed pulse and glide.”