Volkswagen AG presents what it declares "the most economical car in the world" as part of its annual stockholders’ meeting. The car – an ultra-aerodynamic, diesel-powered 2-seater – achieves 238 mpg (0.99L/100 km). Former VW Chairman Ferdinand Piech drove the test vehicle from the company’s headquarters in Wolfsburg to the annual meeting in Hamburg, Germany. The body of the test vehicle is unusually narrow and flat. Developed via wind-tunnel testing, it measures in at 11.3 ft. (3.47 m) ...

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