31 Oct '13, 6pm

US EPA Web Site Says Chevy Volt Gets 744 mpg

US EPA Web Site Says Chevy Volt Gets 744 mpg

Of course the official government ratings are a more realistic 98 miles per gallon equivalent in all-electric mode, and a not-even Prius beating 37 mpg combined, 35 city, and 40 highway in gas-only operation. So what’s with the sensational headline? It’s not a lie, and you can verify that for yourself . Volt drivers are actually reporting 744 mpg and much higher on other sites, and the official federal government site fueleconomy.gov is allowing them to as registered users. It’s all part of the government’s My MPG program. “We’ve created ‘My MPG’ to help you calculate and track your fuel economy and compare it with EPA test ratings. You can also share your MPG with other users,” says the government’s explanation that mentions all info shared is strictly anonymous. “If you register, you will be able to save your MPG information and view, edit, or update it later.” Should th...

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