This article talks about a VW golf that get almost 73 miles per gallon in European testing mode. To bad we can not get this car here. I think will be excellent for the environment. Please check this out: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1082723_volkswagen-golf-bluemotion-70-mpg-hatchback-u-s-wont-get.
I still think an electrical car is a more ecologically sound idea but still this numbers are pretty impressive.
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