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Old 07-22-2012, 03:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Black and Green - '98 Honda Civic DX Coupe
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90 day: 66.42 mpg (US)

Black and Red - '00 Nashbar Custom built eBike
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Picture: historic Edison electric car



And here is a Guardian article on it:
History of the electric car: nineteenth-century novelty to 21st-century style | Electric vision | guardian.co.uk

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See my car's mod & maintenance thread and my electric bicycle's thread for ongoing projects. I will rebuild Black and Green over decades as parts die, until it becomes a different car of roughly the same shape and color. My minimum fuel economy goal is 55 mpg while averaging posted speed limits. I generally top 60 mpg. See also my Honda manual transmission specs thread.



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Old 07-22-2012, 05:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Here is a newspaper account of the run. A fun little read.

Early American Automobiles* 1000 mile Bailey Electric Endurance Run

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