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Submission + - Mileage Maniacs

WY writes: Bloomberg reports in this article about the Japanese hybrid car hackers: "Toyota Motor Corp. says its Prius gasoline-electric hybrid car gets about 55 miles to the gallon, making it one of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road. That's not good enough for Takashi Toya." He managed to reach as high as 115 MPG. He "is one of about 100 nenpimania, Japanese for 'ileage maniacs,'."

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