What Car? takes fuel economy challenge - Introduction
Competing with teams from the Department for Transport, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, our task was to set the best team-average fuel consumption figure around a ten-mile route of Millbrook Proving Ground.
To set this figure, we would take to the city course, complete a lap of the two-mile high speed bowl to replicate a motorway and drive up and down the challenging hill routes.
'It will be an informal and fun day,' said Neil Fulton, head of the emissions lab at the Millbrook Proving Ground...