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Old 12-23-2010, 08:50 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
So.... for max efficiency I think ICEs should be used for acceleration and electric should be used for cruise.
We measure fuel efficiency as amount of fuel used to cover a fixed distance.
(Or as you do, the distance you can cover with a fixed amount of fuel.)
No-one is really looking for or even interested in work done per unit of fuel when driving a vehicle.

Any OBC or ultragauge / scangauge / mpguino will show you that during the acceleration phase , FE is really suffering.
But then, you know all that ...
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