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GM's Volt to get 230 mpg and Nissan's Leaf to get 367 mpg

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Click on both of these links to read the news about them.

GM says Volt to get 230 miles per gallon in city

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32370233/ns/business-autos/

Nissan's Leaf Claims 367 MPG - Is It Better Than The Chevy Volt?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/08/12/nissans-leaf-claims-367-m_n_257448.html

WTF. If these cars can actually make that kind of mileage, then holy shit!

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Hopefully affordable ... but I doubt it.


I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.

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They were talked about on the news GodGrave...the Volt is gonna be priced around 40k and the Leaf i think is gonna be around 25k....but the thing is the Leaf is all electric and the Volt used the gas to recharge the battery while you drive


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and GM couldn't do this 20 years ago?

my ass -_-;


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Seriously. 15-30 mpg on average for vehicles for 40 years or so... and just overnight it leaps to 230-370 mpg... wtf. Its as if the companies have been sitting on the technology for years for a jump that huge to happen. Maybe the companies were waiting for a patent to expire?


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they have been sitting on it

GM had an electric car a while ago and killed it with a lil help from big oil

September 19, 2007

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q0pjyJyGbI]YouTube - EV1: GM and Chevron killed the Electric car[/ame]

February 18, 2007

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J5f9x_RfHI]YouTube - Who killed the electric car?(not the batteries)[/ame]


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