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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
> convert.
> >
> > Appreciatively,
> >
> > Converting a gen. 5 Honda Civic? For $20 DVD you
> can purchase footage of
> > my '92 sedan, as well as a del Sol and hatch too!
> > Learn more at:
> www.budget.net/~bbath/CivicWithACord.html
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> > =D-------/ - - \
> > 'O'-----'O'-'
> > Would you still drive your car if the tailpipe
> came out of the steering
> > wheel? Are you saving any gas for your kids?
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
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David D. Nelson
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