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AddReport: EPA kills Chevy Volt's 230 mpg rating

2011 Chevrolet Volt in 'Victory Red' – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddChevy Volt's 230 mpg rating, ad campaign comes under fire from Bill Ford, AdAge

The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV will get 367 mpg. The real culprit here, Ford said, is the EPA's methodology, which he argues is meaningless. "This question devolves into madness," Ford reportedly told Green Car Advisor:

AddEPA backs away from GM claim of 230 mpg for Volt

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