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Old 07-03-2008, 01:25 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Tom: I don't think there's really a "standard" here ... but:

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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?"

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