The Secret to the Prius' Great Gas Mileage
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While driving through the southwestern part of Virginia, on Interstate 77, I witnessed Toyota's engineering team* in the process of a test to measure the miles-per-gallon values that will be placed on the Prius window sticker. Evidently, Toyota tows the Prius for a great enough distance on the test course that the mileage figure hits the target value. Car companies must be getting desperate since the U.S. Department of Energy issued the new fuel economy ratings that will take effect in model year 2008.
I still haven't figured out why it is being towed by a Saturn Outlook - maybe so as not to draw attention to the ruse. They didn't fool me.
* Note: This is a joke, fictional, made up, not true.
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