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CarStuff

HowStuffWorks

Games & Hobbies, Automotive

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Games & Hobbies 32

What's the history of stop lights? What are some common myths about car dealerships? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at all things automotive in CarStuff, a podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Can a car really get 11,000 miles per gallon?

May 26th, 2011

Episode 349 of 813 episodes

In 1939, Shell engineers began competing to build the most fuel-efficient car. Eventually this competition became a world-wide event. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the history of the Eco-marathon -- and prepare to be astounded by the MPG statistics.

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