General Motors Hummer
The General Motors Hummer, universally loathed by treehuggers, is notorious for its boxy, high-above-ground design, a main culprit in the model's average fuel economy of only 16 miles per gallon.
However, car manufacturers appear to be shifting, if slowly, toward more efficient, vehicles.
The design of the , for instance, is more aerodynamic than other SUVs. And the would get 300 miles on a tank of gas. It features a grill that closes at high speeds to reduce drag. Ecomodders have achieved a similar effect using spare parts from hardware stores and junkyards.
February 13, 2008 12:25 PM PST
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