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    Report: Are the EPA's MPGe ratings hurting EV sales?
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    Plug-in vehicle makers are losing out on sales dollars because the mileage ratings don't make a lot of sense. That's what one Venture Beat writer says after buying a Toyota Prius Plug-in and trying to apply the miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) standard to real-world results. In short, it's ...

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    Report: Toyota boosts fuel-economy rating for Prius Plug-in to 95 MPGe
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    Toyota has boosted the miles-per-gallon-equivalent (MPGe) ratings for the Prius Plug-in hybrid-electric that it plans to debut in the U.S. next month. The Japanese automaker now estimates that the car will get 95 MPGe in its all-electric mode, up from its prior estimate of 87 MPGe, according to ...

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    Mitsubishi i rated 112 MPGe with 62 to 98-mile range
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    Mitsubishi is nearly ready to join North America's nascent all-electric parade. The 2012 Mitsubishi i will be available sometime early next year, and the automotive world has been speculating on the type of electron-powered economy one can expect to achieve when behind the wheel. The speculators ...

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    EPA finally issues proposed fuel economy labels for plug-in vehicles
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    Proposed window stickers for plug-in hybrid vehicles – click above for high-res image gallery
    With only a few months left before an array of new plug-in vehicles start hitting the market, the Environmental Protection Agency has finally issued proposals for new fuel economy sticker designs. ...

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    Report: Ford Fusion Hybrid pays off quickest
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    2010 Ford Fusion – Click above for hi-res image
    For about the first 110 years of the automobile, the gold standard of eco-thriftiness was a car's miles-per-gallon rating. With the rise of hybrids, plug-ins, biofuels and the like, cost-per-mile might be the better measurement of road-going ...

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    Auto X Prize throws water on GM's 230 mpg claim, offers mpge calculator
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    With all of the attention being paid to the 230 mpg number that the Chevy Volt will apparently be granted by the EPA, the Automotive X Prize thought it was time to weigh in on the subject of calculating fuel efficiency for vehicles that use energy sources other than gasoline. They don't like it. ...

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