As we are running out of oil we need to find other sources for energy. Progress is being made, and is sponsored by the private sector. Fuel economy races have been held and the new world leader is getting 5385 kilometers to the litre. The world-record holding PAC-Car operates on a hydrogen powered fuel cell.
The Swiss made this record. Switzerland is stereotypically known for its efficiency, now it seems they are just feeding that stereotype. Fine with me!