As I am very sure that anyone who has found this blog is already aware, me and my work truck were recently featured on TreeHugger, Huffington Post, HighT3CH, and Faircompanies.com, among others, for my new video (shot, edited, and posted to Youtube by Faircompanies' Kirsten Dirksen)
It is 14 minutes long, which is long by modern internet video standards, but still was only enough time to provide a little snapshot into the entire concept.
I've been crawling the web for the various re-posts and the comments on them. Not surprisingly, given how unorthodox everything I'm doing is and how unfamiliar the general public is with the idea of hypermiling, there are a lot of questions and criticisms and misconceptions.
First, I'm not in or from LA. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Also, the grill block is not made of concrete!! :P
That error is just bizarre. I wrote to treehugger's editor about it, but I haven't heard back yet...
[update: he wrote back, and fixed it]
Some of the more common questions and comments I have noticed follow: