August 12, 2009 links for 2009-08-12 by Hawthorn Mineart, under Recently Read GM says Volt to get 230 miles per gallon in city – Autos- msnbc.com Sweet. Dunno how we could swing it to get one of these. (tags: auto cool) Like this:Like Loading... lisa August 12th, 2009 it seems like that fuel mileage calculation doesn’t take into account the fuel used while it charges from an electrical outlet – that is, the fuel that the power plant supplying that outlet uses to charge the car’s battery. i’ll be interested to see if the EPA finds a way to take that into account when they do the fuel mileage numbers. Reply Steph August 12th, 2009 That’s a very good point – electricity is not free, after all. The mileage needs to reflect the true cost of consumption. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.