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Re: [hreg] Sexy Futuristic VW Diesel-Electric Gets 261 MPG

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  • Andrea Wisner
    In another 5 years, when I m ready to pass on my Honda Civic to my son, I may get whatever version of that car they have out at that time.   Andrea ... From:
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 26, 2011
      In another 5 years, when I'm ready to pass on my Honda Civic to my son, I may get whatever version of that car they have out at that time.
       
      Andrea

      --- On Wed, 1/26/11, J P Malone <JPMALONE@...> wrote:

      From: J P Malone <JPMALONE@...>
      Subject: [hreg] Sexy Futuristic VW Diesel-Electric Gets 261 MPG
      To: "J P Malone" <jpmalone@...>
      Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 8:05 AM

       
      The mad scientists at Volkswagen have wheeled out a bullet-shaped diesel-electric plug-in hybrid that gets a stunning 261 mpg. VW claims it is the most fuel-efficient hybrid ever, and it shows what’s possible when you let your engineers run wild.  It is with supreme irony that the Germans will unveil the XL1 concept car at the Qatar Motor Show this week. The car, the latest in the company’s ongoing experiments with ultra-efficient vehicles, was born of the simple question, “Just how much could the energy consumption of cars be reduced if all the stops were pulled out for efficiency?”

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