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Old 01-01-2013, 11:09 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by FFTeam View Post
[IMG]That top electric-only speed means that for the portion of the EPA's highway fuel-efficiency test, which maxes out at 60 mph, the car can travel in electric-only mode without the gasoline engine kicking on; essentially the C-Max Hybrid is optimized for the EPA test.
Of course manufacturers optimize their cars for the EPA test. If you do that, you can advertise great MPG numbers like ford did and also bump up CAFE ratings to offset the sale of trucks
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