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    REPORT: EPA planning to address outlandish fuel economy claims of electric cars
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    The EPA is aware that range-extended electric vehicles can game the current fuel economy test to deliver mileage estimates way up in the stratosphere. It makes for impressive advertising, like General Motors' touting of the Chevrolet Volt's estimated 230 mpg, but the EPA wants to give a more ...

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    Bill Ford, AdAge chide GM over 230 MPG Chevrolet Volt MPG projection
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    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 ...

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    EPA backs away from GM claim of 230 mpg for Volt
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    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Apparently, we're not the only ones trying to figure out the exact methodology that was used to determine the supposed 230 mile per gallon city rating claimed by General Motors for the upcoming Chevy Volt. In response to a query from the ...

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    Commercial Appeal: Ford Transit Connect gets higher-than-expected EPA rating of 22/25
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Ford Transit Connect
    Ford is making an interesting habit of giving low-ball estimates regarding the mileage of their new vehicles, only to later announce final EPA numbers that are higher by several miles per gallon. This happened with the Fusion Hybrid ...

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