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Old 05-09-2012, 08:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by lbeew View Post
If the aim was maximizing distance without fuel, then this might not be the case. But the subject is "most efficient way to slow down".

If the subject was to slow down with maximizing the distance you still travel, then this is another story altogether.
While you are correct on this technicality I believe the spirit of the subject is maximizing the distance traveled while decelerating.

Secondly many modern cars do not stop fuel flow while coasting as this often increases emissions per volume and that is more often the focus of manufacturers.
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