Re: [EVDL] Converting from watt-hours/mi. to mi/gal & back
--- Peter VanDerWal <[email protected]> wrote:
> It's not that easy.
> It's not a this equals that formula.
> You have to take into account the efficiency of the
> ICE and the efficiency
> of the EV drive system.
But if you measure what you put into the vehicle the
efficiencies are automatically taken into account. If
one is wondering about fuel/energy cost per mile then
use your cost of electricity and compare it to the
cost of gas. Naturally each will convert to a
different miles per gallon figure.
> > Guys, what am I missing.
> > I know my old Civvy got 32 mpg.
> > I know CivicWithACord gets 300 wh/mi. maximum.
> > Now I need to know the equivalent watts or joules
> in a
> > gallon of gasoline, and I should be able to
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