200 Miles Per Gallon

In an alternate 1977, where the oil embargo has become permanent, a young mechanic with a gambling habit has invented an alternative way to burn fuel and end the energy crisis. A pool hustler named Vera, is hired by an anonymous client to win the patent from the man. However, when she learns more about the invention and its significance, she realizes that her actions will determine the course of history.




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Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by Kathleen Connolly.

Opening and closing were composed and created by Matthew Erdmann.

Produced by Makeshift Studios

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Podcast Awards

2022 Canadian podcast awards
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