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Old 07-03-2008, 12:25 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Tom: I don't think there's really a "standard" here ... but:

Originally Posted by bennelson View Post
I have been doing my electric motorcycle fuel
economy based on converting both gasoline and KWh into BTUs.
I tend to agree that eMPG based on BTUs is the best way to catch people's attention, even if kwh/mi (or km) is a better measure.

The most common question I get regarding efficiency is "how much does it cost to recharge," followed closely by, "and how far can you go on a charge?"

Latest mods test: 15 mods = 15% MPG improvement: A-B test, 2007 Honda Civic 1.8L, 5-speed
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Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown: Nissan Micra 1.6L

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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