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Old 06-13-2009, 12:46 PM   #12 (permalink)
bennelson
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
I think we need to use a hybrid rating in place of "average" MPG: say like 45 miles in EV mode + 60mpg thereafter (or ~500 miles on 11 gallons of gasoline, or whatever).
I agree, but that's for PLUG-IN HIBRIDS only. Your typical hybrids in America have no "electric only" capabilities. Of course this thread is about a plug-in conversion.

The car that this high-speed upgrade was done on is a Plug-In Conversions car.
See Frequently Asked Questions for general specs on their cars. Of course the answer to the "Can I drive the car without gas?" is changed by this new upgrade.
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