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Old 04-25-2012, 04:43 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by nerdboy View Post
The FIA has some magic formula for scoring electric cars. At the very least we should be able to determine how much energy the car consumed over the route and use that for comparison.
It has a resettable on-board consumption meter, I believe. We can convert to MPGe or Le/100 km using energy equivalence of gasoline. On that basis, he'll certainly whip any of our old-school internal combustion butts!
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